Fun Facts...

  • There are 82% more hardwoods today than 40 years ago.

  • Hardwoods come back naturally. Harvesting large, mature trees in a hardwood forest lets enough sunlight reach the forest floor to stimulate new growth.

  • While trees are renewable, each ton of iron ore, coal and limestone are gone forever.

  • Scientists have discovered than when forests become old and overcrowded, trees begin to use more oxygen than they produce. Young, well-managed forest tend to be the most efficient at absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen.

  • Wood is recyclable, biodegradable and durable.

  • Wood is an economical heating source...