WoodsCamp was founded in part to innovate supply chains so producers can compete without resorting to trade barriers. It hasn’t been possible to stave off this year’s trade war, but at WoodsCamp we’re motivated to make it happen by the time we […]
10 things to know about the Softwood Lumber dispute
WoodsCamp 2016 in review: What we’ve learned
At WoodsCamp.com, we’re building an online timber platform – connecting people who have trees to people who need them in regions where the forest industry’s supply comes primarily from non-industrial privately owned woodlands.
The WoodsCamp Score
In North America and Europe alone, over $23Bn worth of timber is purchased from small private woodlots. Yet, landowners have a great deal of difficulty understanding how the process of selling timber works. At WoodsCamp.com, we’re simplifying […]
Get paid to grow your forest...How does that work?
No this isn't a grant program or some government subsidy. Growing a healthy forest and generating income from logging is actually the way we describe good forestry practice at WoodsCamp.
How the sharing economy can empower woodlot owners
Owning a family woodlot and trying to get good work done can feel pretty frustrating at times. It often seems like you’re left to make a choice between accepting work that doesn’t sit well and not doing anything at all.
How private land timber markets actually work …or don’t depending on where you sit
In a recent post I tried to unpack how price is set for a private land timber sale and all the factors that affect the dollars in your pocket at the end of the day.
"I should get paid more for my wood."
As a landowner, the price paid on a timber sale often feels like a black box. It’s hard to know if you are getting a fair price.
While there certainly are some bad deals out there, the truth is more likely that we just don’t have much […]
A Forestry Startup?
When we first told people we were co-founding a technology startup targeting forestry the most common reaction was scepticism and doubt. It’s true to say that, in some quarters, the entire sector has been written off. So many of the stories we […]