From humble roots, producing just 18 million board feet of lumber in 1954, today Seneca Sawmill currently includes three mills in Eugene and one at Noti, with production levels exceeding 650 million board feet. This accomplishment is through dedicated and proud teamwork, coupled with demand for excellence in every step of production.  Aided by the timber managed by Seneca Jones Timber Company and steam for dry kilns produced from the Seneca Sustainable Energy facility,  Seneca continues to be one of the largest-producing mills on one site in the United States.

 

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Water Quality Protected by Modern Forestry Practices | March 8, 2018
A recent study suggests that modern forest practices have little impact on water quality.  Current practices are governed by the Oregon Forest Practices Act which was developed after the Alsea Watershed Study was conducted in the Oregon Coast Range.  This study took place between 1959 and 1973 and revealed that some intense forestry practices at Read More...

Seneca Receives 2017 Community Spirit Award | January 9, 2018
We were honored to receive the 2017 Community Spirit Award from the Bethel Education Foundation at their annual breakfast on October 13, 2017. Although we were excited to win the award, we are 10 times more excited to see how much is being accomplished for the kids by this foundation. Things like outdoor school, tools Read More...

Timberlands Reopened Following 2017 Fire Closures | September 20, 2017
While the 2017 fire season is not officially over, recent rains and cooler weather have reduced the danger enough for Seneca to reopen its timberlands in most areas. Most land closure signs will be removed over the coming days, however some areas will remain closed for protection of sensitive areas and active operations. Please obey Read More...

Oregon mills encouraged by tariff on Canadian softwood lumber | April 27, 2017
EMILY HOARD The News-Review Sawmills across Oregon have expressed support for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s ruling to impose duties on imported softwood lumber from Canada. The department began investigating Canadian subsidization of softwood lumber in 2016. On Monday, it ordered tariffs of 3 percent to 24 percent on five Canadian companies to match the Read More...

Seneca Scholarship Offered to Wide Pool of Applicants | February 15, 2017
This scholarship will be awarded regardless of GPA, athletic ability, or any other talent. It will be based solely on a spark of inspiration, a grasp of subject matter, and an effort to splice together thoughts, ideas, interviews and facts into an essay that is informed and meaningful. This scholarship is about the journey taken. It cannot be created by reading on the internet and gathering facts. Students must talk to real people and learn about Oregon from Oregonians. Read More...