COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company today announced effective immediately the ban of all campfires on its lands in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Sanders and Ravalli counties in Western Montana due to high fire danger. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.
The lands continue to be open for hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping and other recreation activities.
For further information, please contact the Weyerhaeuser office at 406-751-2400.
Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control more than 13 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the U.S., and manage additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood products. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In February 2016, we merged with Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. In 2016, we generated $6.4 billion in net sales and employed approximately 10,400 people who serve customers worldwide. We are listed on the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index. Our common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WY. Learn more at www.weyerhaeuser.com.
For more information contact:
Media – Tom Ray, 406-751-2401
SOURCE Weyerhaeuser Company