Updated: 6 years ago - Created: November 9th, 2012

A look inside Lavern Heideman & Sons' upgraded sawmill Nov. 6, 2018 – CFI toured Eganville, Ont.-based Lavern Heideman & Sons, which recently invested $17 million to upgrade their sawmill, adding a new large-log line, two dry kilns and more. Vice-president Kris Heideman gave us a warm welcome! 
Look for a full mill profile in the upcoming November/December 2018 issue. 

The OFFICIAL Ottawa Valley Wood Video is here!  Thanks to Matt LeMay and LeMayMedia for producing. 

Renfrew County Forester Lacey Rose featured by Let's Talk Science as a career choice for high school students to consider.

Heideman & Son Operator Andrew Neuman featured by Let's Talk Science as a career choice for high school students to consider.

ENSYN Technologies - Something New, Somthing Unique Thanks to CRIBE for a look into this new and exciting wood technology

Creating Green Jobs in Ontario: This video provides a background of the forest industry in the Ottawa Valley in the past, present and future. 

Wood: Nature's Stoke of Genius: Produced by the Danish Wood initiative, this video shows the wide array of products made from wood, and its importance as a renewable, green resource.

Ontario Wood, A Natural Choice: This video, produced by the Ontario Wood initiative, explains some of the many reasons why it pays to buy wood harvested and produced in our own Province. Don't forget to look for the leaf in a store near you.

A Place for Forestry in Algonquin Park: Check out this great TEDx talk by Jamie McRae on the history, scope and sustinaibility of forestry in our near-neighbour, Algonquin Park. Many of these principles apply to our forests in the Ottawa Valley.

A Series of Videos about Forestry in the Bancroft Area: Put together by the Bancroft and Area Forest Industry Association (BAFIA), video topics include local area mills, harvesting, tree marking and values protection. A great way to learn more about forestry on Crown land in Ontario! Make sure to check out BAFIA's website while you're there.

Beyond the Stump: Filmed and edited by the staff of First Resource Management Group in Englehart, Ontario, this video gives an excellent visual of forest management by our nearby neighbours in the Boreal Forest. Check it out to see active forest harvesting, renewal activities and aerial shots of after harvest, new plantations and free-to-grow young forests - an accurate depiction of the "sea of green" that follows sustainable forest management.

Ottawa Valley Wood Producer Videos

Cogeco produces a "Local Wood Producers" series, featuring Ottawa Valley Wood producers.