Spring Green Timber Growers LLC
Visit our new Retail Store in Downtown Spring Green
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This is an extension of:  Timbergreen Farm - Spring Green, WI

Home of:   Full Vigor Forestry    Book and DVDs
Sustainable Forest Management from the Forest Owner's Point of View

Better Not Blame BP or Obama

Spring Green Timber Growers - June 2010 Results

 New Products from Timbergreen     New Photos - Felling a Large Maple Tree

Wisconsin's Secret Gold Mine   How "Green" is it - REALLY??   The TREE Party

Custom Blended Hardwood Flooring
From Our Forest to Your Home
RWOODS2U

River Valley School Forest Timber Harvest - April 17th video    SlideShow - Demo Day

See a Sugar Maple floor we just installed for Sucre' Patisserie on the Madison Capitol Square

New Photos of Two New Floors      A New Red Oak Floor
  An Oak and Walnut Floor

New - World's Most Advanced Solar Cycle Kiln (November 2009)    New - Simple Solar Collector

Information Index

  Map to Timbergreen Farm

Timbergreen Farm Wood Products


Leaping the Logjam DVD 
     Foresters on Steroids

New Video Welcome    Newborn Fawn at Timbergreen (Video)

Timbergreen Forestry - "Full Vigor Forestry" book and DVD Series

Timber Techniques Training                    Timbergreen Solar Cycle Kilns

New Articles for 2008                                           Latest Webpage index

     Articles for 2006                        Timber Growers Alliance           

Forest to Flooring (Video Clip)

Full Vigor Forestry    (Video Clip)

Sawmilling Curved Logs (Video Clip)

Reading the Stump - Release! (Video Clip)

Reading the Stump - Unthinned (Video Clip)

Sawmilling Small Diameter Logs (Video Clip)

 

Jim Birkemeier and Shawn Olmstead     Email me at Jim@TimbergreenForestry.com
Timbergreen Farm
S11478 Soeldner Rd
Spring Green, WI 53588
(608) 588-7342

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What are they doing now? 
The Baird Family from NC visited for Timber Techniques Training several years ago.
They are now "Tree Hugger Wood Floors"   see photos

 

Forestry The Way It SHOULD Be       UnConventional Wisdom

Our Responsibility in This Recession

Everyone is claiming "GREEN" these days - who do you believe?


How Green Is It - REALLY?

The Potential of Using Locally Grown and Manufactured Wood:
* Create one full time well paying job for every 40 acres of timber.
* Local Manufacturing and Direct Marketing multiply the market value of standing timber 10 to 1,000 times.
* Keeping the money in the local community multiplies it again - 3 to 5 times.
* Trucking and shipping are minimized, saving lots & lots of fuel!  Woodworking businesses can actually produce many types of energy from their scraps.
* Natural products with minimal engineering and maximum craftsmanship can be produced by small business.  Customers get natural products that will last - and know where the wood is from
* Growers are encouraged to care for their timber for the future.

Industrial Forestry Today:
+ The forest owner is paid a couple of percent of the retail value of the timber. Distant big corporations take the wood and the value far away and make all of the profit. Most forest owners feel short-changed.
+ A few men in huge machines cut the timber in large volumes, creating major disturbance to the land. Forest owners feel they lose control of their land during the harvest.
+ Loads of fuel are used to haul the wood away, often half-way around the globe.  1/3 of the cost of retail wood products is trucking and shipping!
+ Local consumers buy highly manufactured wood products with a relatively short life-span, from distant lands at the Big Box Stores, again sending lots of money far away to subsidize the big corporations.
+ Growers are discouraged from managing their forest.


Who Loses from a change?  Brokers, Big Equipment Dealers, Fuel Corporations, Foreign Countries, Shipping Corporations, Government Officials, Foreign Owned Timber Corporations, Big Box Stores.

How "Green" is it - REALLY??    Building Your New Home With Your Own Wood

Forestry on Steroids       Forestry The Way It Should Be!   Unconventional Wisdom

"Green" or Greed!?        Gypo Logging and Phony Phorestry

Say Boo to Bamboo       I Challenge All Foresters!!

If it is Broke - Fix It!      Bad Lawyers are Disbarred!

Robbing the Wood Chipper

Leaping the Logjam - Documentary DVD

Spring Green Timber Growers Retail Store - Downtown!

Why They Call it White Pine    River Valley School Forest Harvest Video

If you want CHEAP - Buy CHINESE
manufactured wood products
If you want VALUE - Buy from the VALLEY!
Solid, Natural, Local wood products