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The Northeast Region’s final Forest Forum of the season featured a great discussion on new markets for forest products. Charlie Levesque of Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC gave a presentation on Emerging Markets for Forest Products in the Northeast.
On April 8, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed HB1011 into law after the bill received unanimous approval from both the State House (March 7) and the State Senate (March 29).
Last week, FRA President Deb Hawkinson and I traveled to Green Bay, WI to participate in several important events in the Lake States Region. We also visited FRA member Ahlstrom-Munksjo at their mill located in Kaukauna, WI.

Julius Sterling Morton founded the first Arbor Day in Nebraska in 1872. He loved planting trees—especially fruit trees—on his Nebraska farm, and he came up with the Arbor Day idea to get more citizens involved in tree planting.

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