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What's Driving the Increase in Lumber Prices? 

With lumber prices hitting record prices over the past few months, many news outlets have sought information on why, and how the prices are impacting the rest of the forest industry supply chain.  INRS’s Eric Kingsley has spoken to reporters from around the country looking at this issue and has been quoted in several articles, see them below.

Logjam! A journey to the heart of the lumber shortage (Slate)
Spike in lumber prices not helping most Maine wood suppliers (Portland Press Herald)
Lumber prices are going bananas, so why aren’t my trees worth more? (Concord Monitor)

Kingsley has taken a look at historic prices for stumpage, delivered prices, and structural lumber, and an article will be in a coming issue of The Northern Logger magazine.


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