lumber http://kvpr.org en California Lumber Sales Creep Up In Recent Years http://kvpr.org/post/california-lumber-sales-creep-recent-years <p>Lumber sales are up slightly in California, after hitting a record low in 2009.&nbsp;The 2008 collapse of the housing market devastated California&#39;s already faltering lumber industry. The housing market has been slow to recover, but new home construction has risen in the last year.</p><p>David Bischel of the California Forestry Association says that&#39;s translated into a slight uptick in lumber production.&nbsp;&quot;There&#39;s been an increase in sales because there&#39;s been a small increase in housing production, our markets are very closely tied to housing markets.&quot;</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:43:26 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 2309 at http://kvpr.org California Lumber Sales Creep Up In Recent Years