Sierra Pacific Industries Forestland in California Closed to Public Access Due to Extreme Fire Danger
Sierra Pacific Industries Forestland in California
Closed to Public Access Due to Extreme Fire Danger
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Howell
Date: August 10, 2018 Phone: 530-378-8000
Anderson, CA – Due to extreme wildfire conditions and risk to lives and property, Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) has closed its forestlands in California. SPI takes pride in allowing non-motorized public access for hunting and other recreational values but must take this action to protect resources and public safety. This follows similar announcements by other industrial timberland owners throughout the western United States. This closure will be in effect until conditions change.
About Sierra Pacific Industries
Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, California. The firm owns and manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington and is one of the largest lumber producers in the United States. The company also produces millwork, windows, and renewable energy.