DISCOVER ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN’S URBAN WOOD SCENE!

Looking to get out of town on an Urban Wood Adventure? Then Ann Arbor is the place to be on Friday, July 28.

The day-long event will make stops at Urban Ashes, an artisan picture frame maker; Recycle Ann Arbor’s Birge Urbanwood Center, an urban lumber marketplace; the Traverwood Branch Library, a showcase of how urban wood can be used for green building, and more. The Birge Urbanwood Center will also include an exhibition of urban wood furniture and artwork.

The price of the tour is only $20 and includes a bus transportation, lunch and refreshments. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

Read this month’s Illinois Urban Wood Update for more details and to register.

Also in this issue, if you are the owner of a Wood-Mizer sawmill or know someone who is, be sure to check out details about the company’s Personal Best contest.

Finally, read about some of the latest urban wood activities in North Carolina, including the Southeast Urban Wood Exchange, an online database aimed at connecting urban wood stakeholders, and the upcoming Urban Forest and Small Woodlot Workshop set for Wednesday, July 26 in Research Triangle Park.

As always, send me news, photos, event info, etc. to post on the illinoisurbanwood.org website and to use in an upcoming edition of the Illinois Urban Wood Update.

Enjoy the issue.

Rich Christianson
Communications Director
Illinois Wood Utilization Team

READ THE JUNE ILLINOIS URBAN WOOD UPDATE