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Forest Products Week

Forest Products Week

Celebrate Montana Forest Products Week every year during the third week in October.

The Montana Legislature established this week in 2011 to honor our forest products industry and extend its appreciation for providing locally made wood products, stewardship of our private and public forests, and gainful employment.

NEW - Final Forest Products Week Events Announced!

Download our save the date calendar.

Walk in the Woods/Timber Tour grants have been awarded and the application process now closed. Congratulations to this year's recipients!

2016 Events Calendar - Open to the Public

Begins Sunday, October 16

Entire month: Montana's own SmartLam Cross Laminated Timber will be on display at the Missoula International Airport

October 14th: SNEAK PREVIEW - Attend a Walk in the Woods event at Jumping Creek Campground near White Sulphur Springs, 12pm to 2pm. Contact Kathy Bushnell at for more information.

October 16th: Starting on October 16th and continuing through the week, take a stroll through the University of Montana campus to see Tree Tags highlighting the value of urban forest species. Hosted by the UM student chapter of the Society of American Foresters.

October 17th: Kickoff Event (date tentative - final time and location TBA announced - check back here). The winner of the Governor's Forest Products Award will be announced at this event, which will also feature a keynote address from State Forester Bob Harrington.

October 18th: Attend a Swan Valley Connections Walk in the Woods in Condon. RSVP to Luke Lamar at (406) 754-3137 or

Forestry Pioneers Awards Ceremony and Presentation of the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Use and Promotion of Montana Wood. Holiday Inn Parkside, Missoula. Registration now closed.

October 19th: Come view the Montana-made product line of custom cabinets, flooring, doors, and much more at Sustainable Lumber Company's Open House, 2825 Stockyard Road, Missoula, from 12pm to 4pm. No RSVP required.

October 20th: Flathead Timber Tour, 1pm to 4pm. Hosted by the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce. Register at

October 21st: Missoula Timber Tour, 12:30pm to 4:30pm, meet at the Missoula Chamber of Commerce. Hosted by the Missoula Chamber. For more information contact Neil Simpson at

October 22nd: Flathead Habitat for Humanity Build Day - Volunteer with Flathead Habitat for Humanity to build a home with Montana wood! RSVP to Angela Wells at Maximum 15 participants.

For more information, contact DNRC Forest Products and Biomass Program byor call (406) 542-4221.     DNRC Facebook   Twitter