Buck Vandersteen http://redriverradio.org en Louisiana foresters prepare for improving economy http://redriverradio.org/post/louisiana-foresters-prepare-improving-economy <p>The head of the Louisiana Forestry Association says the state’s timber industry is poised for growth. Buck Vandersteen told foresters this month that international firms are looking to set up facilities in Louisiana. It comes at a time when home builders in this country are starting construction at pre-recessionary levels. Vandersteen said this translates into excellent opportunities for loggers. As such, he said, the Central Louisiana Technical Community College campus in Winnfield will launch a timber harvesting equipment operator training program in the coming months.</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:44:33 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 25147 at http://redriverradio.org Louisiana foresters prepare for improving economy