California's forest products industry: A descriptive analysis

Todd A. Morgan, Charles E. Keegan, Thale Dillon, Alfred L. Chase, Jeremy S. Fried, Marc N. Weber

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This report traces the flow of California's 2000 timber harvest through the wood-using industries; provides a description of the structure, operations, and condition of California's primary forest products industry; and briefly summarizes timber inventory and growth. Historical wood products industry changes are discussed, as well as trends in harvest, production, and sales. Employment and worker earnings in the state's forest products industry also are examined, and an industry leaders' assessment of past and future operating conditions is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-55
Number of pages55
JournalGeneral Technical Reports of the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Issue number615
StatePublished - Jul 2004


  • Bioenergy
  • California
  • Employment
  • Forest products
  • Timber harvest


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