NH Forest Products Markets and Policy Update - 2.18.2021 [video]

Timber

On February 18, 2021, the NH Division of Forests and Lands, NH Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA), NH Sustainable Forestry Initiative State Implementation Committee and UNH Cooperative Extension hosted a webinar on the current state of forest products markets. Support for the program was provided by the USDA Forest Service.

Representatives from across the forest products industry provided updates in a roundtable format to approximately 74 participants covering topics such as low grade markets, hardwood and softwood log and lumber demand and more. A policy update was also provided by NHTOA.

The webinar lasted approximately 2 hours; see the agenda below for topics, speakers and the start time for each topic.

Agenda

Welcome (0:00:00)

Patrick Hackley – State Forester NHDFL (0:03:20)

Charlie Levesque – NEFA & INRS (0:07:02)

Jasen Stock – NHTOA (0:17:30)

Market Roundup

    • Ray Berthiaume – Wagner Forest Management (0:41:00)
    • Matt Magoon – Magoon Logging (0:44:10)
    • Leo Maslan – Finch Paper (0:49:41)
    • Mark Froling – Froling Energy (0:57:01)
    • Patrick Cullinan – Stella Jones (1:06:01)
    • Malcolm Milne, Ben Crowell – Durgin and Crowell (1:20:55)
    • Eric Porter – Abenaki Timber (1:40:52)
    • Eric Parenti – Cersosimo Lumber (1:51:00)