history of wood

Earth Day 2019: Up-Cycling Materials is Just One Way to Get Involved

Earth Day 2019: Up-Cycling Materials is Just One Way to Get Involved

Earth Day is April 22nd this year, with a theme of Endangered Species. If that’s not enough, Arbor Day is Friday, April 26th of the same week. That’s a full week of green celebrations!

SOURCE STORY: STOUT'S LEGACY REDWOOD

SOURCE STORY: STOUT'S LEGACY REDWOOD

The onset of the Gold Rush in California in 1848 brought thousands of prospective people to the state, hastily setting up structures and settlements in short periods of time. Looking up at the massive redwood trees foresting Northern California, the gold prospectors must have thought they struck gold in terms of building material!