WS&E News & Events

A Wooden Parking Garage?

While a wooden parking garage may seem like an outdated relic of the past, Mayor Christine Lundberg of Springfield, OR, thinks that building the parking garage using CLT (cross-laminated timber) could potentially benefit local timber economies in Oregon.

 

 

Cross Laminated Timber Manufacturing to be Considered in the Pacific Northwest

Oregon BEST announced a $150,000 funding opportunity that will pair DR Johnson Lumber Company, of sourthern Oregon, and Oregon State University researchers to investigate introducing the manufacturing of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) in the Pacific Northwest. 

 

Timber! The College of Forestry sharpens the way it tackles tough problems

Dean Thomas Maness discusses how the College of Forestry plans to build a $60 million research and teaching complex and help lead Oregon and the world into a new age of forest and wood science while reviving rural Oregon economies.