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Southern Yellow Pine Tour: A First Hand Look at Forestry, Manufacturing and Design

September 10, 2014 – 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


Charlotte, NCCharlotte, NC


Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register today to secure your seat.

Check-in: 7:30 am

Bus departs: 8:00 am

Lumber Sawmill Tour: 9:30 am

Lunch: 11:30 am

Sustainably Managed Forest Tour: 1:00 pm

Bus departs Jordan Lumber Supply: 3:00 pm

Arrival at Charlotte Area Transit Park & Ride: 4:30 pm

Price includes lunch. Souvenir hardhats and ear protection will be provided.

Event Description

This unique educational event will provide an in-depth look at Southern Yellow Pine timber used in non-residential and multi-family construction, with an emphasis on sustainable timber management, lean lumber manufacturing, and the resources available to designers to demonstrate the advantages of wood structures to their clients. It will include a two-hour on-site tour of a sustainably managed forest, where participants will witness firsthand the various stages of growth and silviculture techniques used in Southern Yellow Pine land management. It will also include a two-hour mill tour where participants will have the opportunity to see the computer and machine technology used in log assessment, debarking, computer numerical control (CNC) cutting, grading, co-generation, kiln drying and more.

Meeting Place:

Charlotte Area Transit Park & Ride – IKEA

8300 Ikea Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262

Tour Location:

Jordan Lumber Supply

1939 NC Highway 109 S, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

WoodWorks is an approved AIA provider. Eligible attendees will qualify for 5 HSW credits.

Engineers and non-member architects will receive a certificate of completion for their participation.

Professional Development Certificates and AIA CES forms will be available on site.


Contact Anita Lara at 214.516.5104 or .


10 September 2014
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Departs: Charlotte Area Transit Park & Ride – IKEA
Charlotte, NC United States

WoodWorks offers a wide range of in-person and online training opportunities, from Wood Design Symposiums that include concurrent seminars and a trade show, to half-day workshops, lunchtime seminars and webinars.