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Tue, 10/02/2012

A Very Poplar Run 2012

A fundraiser for Hermiston Agape House. Agape House is a Christian outreach whose mission is to provide basic services to those in need in Hermiston and surrounding communities.

The Boardman Tree Farm is 25,000 acres of hybrid poplar trees owned by the GreenWood Tree Farm Fund and operated by GreenWood Resources. It is located in Morrow county Oregon along Interstate 84. The poplars also known as Pacific Albus, range in age from 1 to 14 years, are neatly planted in rows and drip irrigated.

Thu, 10/27/2011

A Very Poplar Run

A fundraiser for Hermiston Agape House. Agape House is a Christian outreach whose mission is to provide basic services to those in need in Hermiston and surrounding communities.

The Boardman Tree Farm is 25,000 acres of hybrid poplar trees owned by the GreenWood Tree Farm Fund and operated by GreenWood Resources. It is located in Morrow county Oregon along Interstate 84. The poplars also known as Pacific Albus, range in age from 1 to 14 years, are neatly planted in rows and drip irrigated.

Mon, 02/23/2009

February 23, 2009: DONG'E, China

Distant Neighbors, Common Interests

(Link to slideshow)

Table-flat plains stretch as far as the eye can see in this rugged eastern outpost. Across the flood plains of the Yellow River, Jake Eaton is on a hunt for trees.

On a November day, the 50-year-old inspects a plot of poplars, planted by hundreds of Chinese families. The trees are on the sickly side: insect-infested, felled for firewood, blemished by frostbite. Not something the managing director of global acquisitions for an Oregon timber company would normally find appealing.

Sun, 02/17/2008

Meeting the needs of investors, communities and the environment with one of the earth's most renewable resources - trees.
Fri, 02/01/2008

February 1, 2008: Portland, OR (Business Wire)

Sat, 09/15/2007

September 15, 2007: Portland, OR

At last the divide between urban and rural Oregon is narrowing. A new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs is recognizing the enormous economic opportunity that our shared values for a better, cleaner Oregon — and planet — represent.

Just last week, three more companies launched efforts to responsibly use the bounties of our eastside landscapes to supply our markets with fuel and fiber made closer to home, to lessen Oregon's impact on the natural environment and to create jobs.

Sat, 09/15/2007

September 15, 2007: Boardman, OR

Sustainable was the word at the ground-breaking event for GreenWood Tree Farm's Pacific Albus sawmill near Boardman on Friday.

Jeff Nuss of GreenWood Resources, Eric Schooler of The Collins Companies, Morrow County Judge Terry Tallman and Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury hefted shovels at the ceremony held among thousands of young poplar trees at the mill site. Speeches focused on the environmental, economic and social benefits of the project.

Sat, 09/15/2007

September 15, 2007: Boardman, OR

A new sawmill near Boardman will create steady jobs and environmentally friendly wood products, officials said Friday.

"It helps all of us in terms of the economy and helps all of us with the environment," Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury said at a ground-breaking ceremony for the Upper Columbia Sawmill on the Boardman Freeform.

Tree Farm Resources purchased the 17,000-acre tree farm, which used to be owned by Potlatch Corp., and combined it with its nearby Sand Lake Tree Farm for an approximately 23,000-acre plantation of poplar trees.

Wed, 08/08/2007

August 8, 2007: Portland, OR

GreenWood Tree Farm Fund L.P. (GTFF) has closed at its subscription target of $175,000,000. The fund has completed the purchase of three poplar tree farms totaling 17,000 acres along the mid and lower Columbia basin previously owned by GMO Renewable Resources forestry funds for a total purchase price of $35.6 million. Combined with the recently completed and announced (May 15th, 2007) acquisition from Potlatch Co. of 18,000 acre poplar tree farm near Boardman OR, these acquisitions bring GTFF's total acreage to 35,000 acres.

Tue, 05/15/2007

Today Governor Ted Kulongoski announced that The Collins Companies will begin construction of a new $35 million saw mill to process lumber from a 17,000 acre sustainable tree farm in the Boardman area. The farm was recently acquired by the GreenWood Tree Farm Fund (GTFF) and will be managed by GreenWood Resources of Portland.

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