Facts on Timber, Timberland, Acres Cut, Sales, Production, Directors
Cutting the National Forests: Weyerhaeuser's purchases of public timber
Weyerhaeuser's Origin in the Railroad Public Land Grants
Land Grant Corporations in the News
Timberland Empire (acres & locations) (maps)
The Real Estate Empire
Global Timber Titan: Cutting Jobs at Home, Cutting Forests Overseas
Weyerhaeuser Buys MacMillan Bloedel
Who Killed the Timber Task Force?
Weyerhaeuser's Pardee & the Livermore California School District
In April 2005 Franklin Resources, the biggest publicly held U.S. mutual-fund company, bought $1 billion in Weyerhaeuser stock -- 7% of the total stock.
Weyerhaeuser checkerboard clearcuts in Green River watershed, Cascade Mountains, Washington State. Photo by Martin Rand / Project Lighthawk.
Weyerhaeuser acquired this land in 1900 from the Northern Pacific Railroad, clearcut it, and then traded it back to the public in the Huckleberry Land Exchange of 1998.
The story of the railroad land grants and the modern corporate heirs to this mother of all public subsidies can be found at the
Railroads & Clearcuts website
Clearinghouse on Forests & Corporations