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Following his own form, function

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Following his own form, function
Form follows function in the engineering world, which doesn’t mean what they create is attractive, Johnny Green says, but during his first decade of retired life, he is finding what is considered attractive is rather subjective, especially with the works he creates out of wood. Green came up in the sand and gravel business. His family designed and built huge pieces of machinery meant to move earth and rock on land or collect in waterways. At 74, he spends much of his time in a spacious workshop...
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Can bats be repopulated?

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Can bats be repopulated?
Bats are an important species in forests; they consume enormous amounts of insects each night. In Louisiana there are 12 different types of bats, 10 of which have been caught and cataloged by Texas Tech University graduate student Carlos Garcia. However, neither the elusive Yellow bat nor Mexican Free-tailed bat that flies above the forest canopy are what excites him most.
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LDAF to hold Forest Productivity Program workshops

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LDAF to hold Forest Productivity Program workshops
Anyone wanting to find out more about the Forest Productivity Program through the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry have opportunities to attend any of two workshops in Alexandria and Amite.
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WestRock seeking an area manager

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WestRock seeking an area manager
The Forestry Products Division of WestRock in Hodge has an opening for an Area Manager, who is responsible for leading the open market fiber purchase at the mill in Hodge.
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More timber theft charges added

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More timber theft charges added
A man already in jail on timber theft charges, has had additional charges made against him, this time in Tangipahoa Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. Derma Brent O'Neal, 39, of Livingston, is being held in the Livingston Parish Detention Center on two charges of timber theft unrelated to the Tangipahoa Parish charge.
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Sabine Parish man accused of stealing wood chips

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Sabine Parish man accused of stealing wood chips
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry arrested a Sabine Parish man in connection with the theft of wood chips valued at more than $68,000. According to LDAF, 51-year-old Veachel Parker Jr., of 77 Parker Circle in Noble, is alleged to have stolen 62 loads of wood chips from a Natchitoches Parish sawmill between September 2017 and January 2018. Parker is the owner and operator of Parker Trucking LLC.
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