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Video: How Toronto Is Turning Ash Tree Tragedy into Opportunity

Toronto and the Region Conservation's Partners in Project Green produced a video highlighting how a pilot program takes dead ash trees from the cities of Toronto, Markham and the Town of Richmond Hill and transforms them into high-value lumber. Read more >>

Urban Wood Stars in Free IWF Seminar


For the first time ever, the Urban Wood Movement will make its presence felt at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. The Full Circle Urban Forestry Network is organizing a free 90-minute seminar, "Urban Wood Utilization: Making Wood Products and Profits from Landscape Trees." The session is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26.

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Great News! Urban Wood Shines in WI Hotel Makeover

It's awesome to see urban wood receiving positive media attention. Wisconsin Urban Wood and the urban wood movement at large recently received an excellent plug from WEAU TV of Eau Claire, WI.

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MSU Retails Wood Goods Crafted from Campus Trees


Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI, is graduating many of its felled campus trees into lumber, dining tables, picture frames and other wood products, rather than relegating them to the chipper for mulch and biofuel.

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Couple 'Sacrificed Our Entire Lives' for Urban Wood Business

Rob and Zoe Bocik left the 9-to-5 rat race six years ago to pursue their dream of milling lumber and crafting furniture, jewelry and other products from local trees otherwise destined for the chipper or landfill.

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