Category Archives: Forestry News

In Memory of Jack Triplett

June 20, 1937 – November 26, 2015 Pike Lumber Company mourns the passing of Jack Triplett, a retiree who dedicated over 31 years of service to the company. Jack studied at the National Hardwood Lumber Association in Memphis, TN and … Continue reading

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Pike Supports Teacher’s Institute

Had Pike Lumber Company not stepped up to sponsor me at the 2015 Indiana Forestry Teacher Institute, I would not have experienced a life-changing week as I did. While the discussions among colleagues are always enlightening, the explanations of how … Continue reading

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Salamanders: Unique Indiana Critters

Salamanders are one of Indiana’s unique critters that often go unnoticed to many people. Indiana’s woodland and wetland habitats host twenty-two different species of salamanders. They are fascinating to many people because of their striking color patterns and distinctive habits. … Continue reading

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Pike Hosts Annual 2nd Grade Tour

For the first time, a second generation of family walks the woods on Pike’s 23rd Annual 2nd Grade Tour for Akron Elementary students. Among first and second-generation students to attend were Ashley Potter and her son Oliver. Ashley’s father Brian … Continue reading

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Rich Solano is 2015 IHLA President

We are pleased to announce the induction of Rich Solano as the 2015 President of the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association (IHLA) located in Indianapolis, Indiana. IHLA is the second largest hardwood lumber association in the United States with members in … Continue reading

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The Pileated Woodpecker

The Pileated Woodpecker is one of the largest, loudest, and most recognizable woodpeckers in North America.  Similar in size to the Common Crow, the Pileated was made famous, in part by the cartoon character Woody Woodpecker.  Prior to 1900, the … Continue reading

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