Sep 20 2017

Timberlands Reopened Following 2017 Fire Closures

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...
Apr 27 2017

Oregon mills encouraged by tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

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...
Feb 15 2017

Seneca Scholarship Offered to Wide Pool of Applicants

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...
Feb 13 2017

Dale Riddle Retires after 21 years at Seneca

EUGENE, OR — Long-time Seneca and Jones family attorney, Dale Riddle, has retired effective December 31, 2016. Riddle began working at Seneca in January 1995, as full-time in-house legal counsel.  Riddle and Seneca founder and President Aaron Jones shared common visions; together, they made a powerful team.  Riddle’s first big victory on behalf of the Read More...
Jun 30 2016

Seneca Names Cameron Krauss as new Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs

New Hire Rounds Out the Next Generation of Leaders EUGENE, OR — Seneca Sawmill Company (Seneca) has hired Cameron Krauss as its new Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs. In this role, Krauss will oversee all legal and public policy matters for the Seneca Family of Companies. “Cameron is a seasoned leader with a solid Read More...
Jun 27 2016

Seneca Has Complied on Taxes, Environment

Unfortunately, Mr. Wihtol’s reporting includes blatant half-truths and hyperbole that attempt to paint the Seneca power plant in a very unfavorable light. Read More...
Mar 24 2016

Seneca Plants 36 Millionth Tree

Seneca Jones Timber Company just planted its 36,000,000th tree. Two of the three owners, Becky and Jody Jones, went out to their tree farm to celebrate the milestone and participate in a day of planting. Read More...
Mar 22 2016

Rick Re Says Goodbye After 43 Years

Longtime lumberman Rick Re is resigning the last of his official duties at Seneca Sawmill Company. Re joined Seneca in 1973 and served the company in a wide range of capacities during his long and storied career. Read More...
Sep 25 2015

Timberlands Reopened Following 2015 Fire Closures

While the 2015 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 Read More...
Aug 14 2015

Wetland Protection

One resource site we value on our family owned timberlands are wetlands, which provide special areas for fish and wildlife habitat. Our staff of professional foresters treats the land as if it were their own. Read More...