Feb 11 2019

Thurston Hills Timber Sale Turns into Asset for the Community

EUGENE, OR – Seneca is proud to be the purchaser of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Pedal Power timber sale. The Pedal Power project area provides a unique opportunity to create something special for the community due to its close proximity to Springfield and adjacency to Willamalane Park and Recreation District’s Thurston Hills Natural Read More...
Nov 08 2018

Students Tour Facilities to Celebrate National Manufacturing Day

250 students from all over Lane County and scores of teachers and chaperones toured local manufacturing facilities on National Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5th. The tours exposed students to the people, processes, and products produced in our local market. Students were onsite and learned firsthand about manufacturing in Lane County, career opportunities, and desired Read More...
Oct 12 2018

Leaders and Community Gathered to Listen About Forests and the Environment

EUGENE, OR – Local elected leaders as well as leaders in Oregon’s business and environmentalist communities came together with UO students and other members of the community to listen to Dr. Patrick Moore’s speech on forests and the environment. Known as The Sensible Environmentalist, Dr. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the environmental movement Read More...
Jul 24 2018

Seneca Updates Logo After 65 Years

EUGENE, OR – After 65 years of using what was originally a handwritten script for their logo, Seneca unveiled its new logo marking the most dramatic change in its visual identity since 1953. Keeping the company’s signature green and tagline, they added a graphic representing nature and used clear and bold lettering.  The new logo Read More...
Mar 08 2018

Water Quality Protected by Modern Forestry Practices

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...
Jan 09 2018

Seneca Receives 2017 Community Spirit Award

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...
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...