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Start Spreading the News: Urban Wood Conference 3-18-16!

Circle March 18, 2016 on your calendar and make plans to join the Illinois Wood Utilization Team for the inaugural Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle Conference. Read more >>

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Save the Date: 2016 Urban Wood Conference and Networking Event

The unique opportunities and benefits of developing and sustaining an urban wood marketplace will be thoroughly explored at Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle, a conference and table top exhibition scheduled for Friday, March 18, 2016 at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL.

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Woodworking Enthusiasts Get a Taste of Urban Wood


Children and adults alike learn or hone their woodworking skills through programming at Horner Park, one of 15 woodshops managed by the Chicago Park District. These shops are an excellent opportunity to get involved with using local wood to produce functional and fun wood products!

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Picture This: Ex-Cons Reclaim Urban Wood and Their Lives

Urban Ashes of Ann Arbor, MI, is giving diseased trees and disrupted lives a second chance. The company specializes in the manufacture picture frames from reclaimed wood from the urban forest trees infested by the emerald ash borer and deconstructed buildings. A local newspaper recently produced an article highlighting the success of Urban Ashes.

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Got Urban Wood News? Share It!


One of the most important missions of the Illinois Wood Utilization Team (WUT) is to communicate the many and diverse stories about how urban wood is making its mark on successful businesses, educational institutions and communities. We are always on the look out for success stories from any and every link of the urban wood chain.

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