News

Walnut Council Bulletin Archives

May 2010 Issue

President's Thoughts

I want this column to have an educational message of, "See you in Grand Rapids for the Annual Meeting. I know you will have a great time and really learn something, besides, Walnut Council needs your money." More...

Thousand Cankers Update

A technical working group was created in fall 2009 to prepare a national response plan. The draft plan should be released for public comment in June. More...

Nominees Selected for Board of Directors

The following board roles are normally filled in the even number years for a two year term. The Vice-President automatically assumes the duties of President the following year and Chair of the Awards and Nominating Committee the year after. More...

Bob Burke Awarded Honorary Degree

Bob Burke of Indiana was recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Agriculture degree from Purdue University. Prior to the commencement ceremony Bob was honored with a reception hosted by Purdue's Department of Forestry & Natural Resources. More...

State Chapter Reports

The Missouri Chapter will have their fall tour in Caldwell County about 50 miles NE of Kansas City. Jim and Schatzi Ball have an assortment of native timber that has had considerable timber stand improvement done to it, thousands More...

40 Years of Learning

Tom Springer, author of Looking for Hickories, the Forgotten Wilderness of the Rural Midwest, will be sharing his story Sunday evening. More...

WC Representative Reports

The European market has become interested in a product called "satin" walnut, which is really sweetgum. They are using both the sapwood and heartwood for kitchens, doors, and flooring. More...