Annual Report | Logging: Forestry, timber industry vital to economy
BEMIDJI - The forestry and timber industries have a major impact on the economic success of the northwoods economy, providing nearly 600 people in the area with jobs in addition to providing wood products that are distributed around the world.
"If you cut a dollar worth of stumpage off of Minnesota-owned land it generates $42 of economic impact to the state of Minnesota," Pete Aube, manager of the Potlatch Lumber Mill east of Bemidji.
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