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Source: https://daily.jstor.org/does-forest-thinning-work/ Does forest thinning, a land management strategy, offer an effective solution to the problem of forest fires? As the climate warms and catastrophic wildfires become more common, land managers are seeking ways to reduce the risk of forest fires while maintaining forest health. A new pilot plan in Arizona hopes to accomplish this […]

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We are the only manufactures that specifically harvest beetle kill Ponderosa Pine trees that have been standing dead for up 5 years. Our beetle kill pine is salvaged from trees that range from 100-400 years old. The longer a tree naturally stands dead in a forest the more blue stain it will develop due to […]

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Source: Hardwood Floors Magazine Understanding hardwood floor trends requires a high level of awareness of what is being shown in multiple places and sources. It’s a never-ending cycle if you are a trend spotter. Twenty-plus years ago, hardwood flooring was mainly produced in narrow strip gunstock, red oak in high gloss finishes, and was found […]

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Study looks at elk behavior By Jessianne Castle EBS ENVIRONMENTAL & OUTDOORS EDITOR BOZEMAN – Hike through the mountains in Montana and you’re increasingly likely these days to see the red hues of dying forests. In some places, the pine trees have long since shed their dry needles, their arthritic limbs merely ghosts of the mountains. […]

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We keep a large inventory of unfinished full circular sawn Doug Fir flooring in stock and ready ship. Highly textured flooring like circular sawn is incredibly durable and great for commercial locations, restaurants, bars, or any high traffic area. The rough texture of unfinished Douglas Fir flooring naturally hides the inevitable dents, dings, and scratches. […]

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Beetle Killed Pine is the term used for Pine trees killed by the Mountain Pine Beetle. This tiny little beetle has killed over 100 million acres of trees across the U.S. and Canada. The beetle bore into the tree, lay their eggs, and cut off the flow of nutrients & water, killing the tree from […]

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Sustainable Lumber Co. is situated within the pristine mountains of Montana. Well known for artisan craftsmanship our millwork plant is located within a small rural Mennonite community. Our company consists of eleven families collectively working together to handcraft our extensive and exclusive lines of sustainable wood flooring & wall paneling. We sell and distribute factory […]

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Douglas fir is an exceptional and undervalued wood flooring species. Much maligned for its low score on the Janka hardness test, Douglas fir makes up for this with many other positive qualities. An excellent option for reclaimed wood flooring, Douglas fir hardwood flooring will add style and resale value to your home. Angiosperm vs. Gymnosperm […]

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We sell and ship factory direct everywhere in the U.S. We consistently hear from clients how lucky and fortunate we are to be able to live, work, and raise a family in Montana. Honestly, we couldn’t agree more. Montana is the 3rd largest state in the continental United States (145,546 square miles) but only averages […]

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Wood statement ceilings are a hot trend, our Beetle Killed Pine tongue and groove is a great option and endless conversation piece. Our wood planks for ceilings are kiln dried to 6-8%, prefinished, T&G on all four sides, & graded to our 99% usable specs. You simply won’t find a higher quality and more beautiful […]

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$9.95 per sq.ft. FREE SHIIPPING anywhere within the continental U.S. 20 square foot minimum purchase. MORE INFO: Our Pre-fab Wood Wall Panels are produced from reclaimed wooden shipping pallets. Every recycled shipping pallet is painstakingly dismantled, cleaned, defected, prefabricated, and graded to our 99% usable prefabricated panel specifications. Every board of our reclaimed wood wall […]

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Source: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks While it’s only about the size of a grain of rice, the mountain pine beetle is slowly changing where elk migrate. According to a recent study, researchers found that elk within the Elkhorn Mountains of central Montana are avoiding pine beetle-impacted areas, thus changing the way the animals are using elk habitat. According […]

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Known world wide for it’s superior stability and durability, Douglas Fir has been a preferred wood species for flooring throughout the Rocky Mountain West for over a century. Douglas Fir has the highest strength to weight ratio of any wood species. It has been used throughout the US since the 1800′s, and is often found […]

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Our entire lines of wood flooring & walls are handcrafted from recycled, reclaimed, salvaged, and sustainably certified wood. Made in the USA and factory direct sales and shipping across the U.S. All our Douglas Fir wall paneling and flooring comes from salvaged and SFI Certified (Sustainable Forest Initiative) timber. Currently our logs are being harvested […]

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Sustainable Lumber Company is proudly located in pristine Montana and consists of eleven families collectively working together to handcraft exclusive lines of wood flooring & wall paneling. Each family has a specific custom trade which has been taught and handed down for generations.  Expert craftsmanship, family values, traditional woodworking skills, unsurpassed work ethic, and high […]

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