Category Archives: Forestry News

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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Best Management Practices

Best Management Practices, or BMPs as they are known in the industry, were established in 1998 through a cooperative effort from the logging, sawmilling, forestry, environmental and regulatory agencies.  As a forestland owner, you are well aware that the forest … Continue reading

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Leadership Change at Pike Lumber Company

As of January 1, 2015, John R Brown will step down as President of Pike Lumber Company, Akron, Indiana,handing the reins to James (Jim) W. Steen, who has served as Executive Vice President for the last 7 years.  Craig M. … Continue reading

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Update on New Warehouse

On October 1, 2014, as promised, the new warehouse identified as warehouse #8 was put into service. All of the pieces have finally come together. The sprinkler system went into service on September the 30th. Phil Allen and Larry Ruff have … Continue reading

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