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Rayonier employees are putting our resources to work for you! We take you behind the scenes in this series of Rayonier videos and articles.

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Rayonier has invested millions of dollars to open more than 200 miles of stream habitat to salmon in the Pacific Northwest. We take you on site to one of our restoration projects.

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Thinning trees is a common practice in forest management that removes full rows of trees. We take you into the forest to show you how, much like weeding a garden, this operation has important benefits for our crop trees.

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What's a timber cruise, and what role does it play in forest management? Two Rayonier foresters explain this important forestry tool.

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Drones have become an important part of Rayonier's forestry operations. Our drone pilots share how they use this tool to gain a new perspective in the field.

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Rayonier IT Manager Creates "Game-Changer" for Forestry Team
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Zack Jones took the initiative to build a real-time reporting tool that’s become a game-changer for the forestry team. He saw the need within the organization for better reporting and visualization around the company’s mobile land management software system and did something about it.

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Rayonier's genetic research team offers a behind-the-scenes look at how we use a carefully-controlled pollination process to breed our best-performing tree families.

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Axes, Saws and Running on Logs at Southern Forestry Conclave
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A decades-old tradition for forestry college students, Southern Forestry Conclave is an action-packed event that brings over a dozen schools together to compete.

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A Career Focused on Community Giving
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Rayonier's Kim Sartor is the face of our community giving efforts, ensuring we take an active role in doing good for the communities where we live and work, including volunteering, donating blood and making financial donations to important causes.

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Rayonier's Take on TED Talks: Employees Inspiring Employees
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Rayonier employees came up with their own version of TED Talks to learn from each other across disciplines. Thanks to video conferencing, Rayonier's Peer Group includes presenters and attendees sharing ideas from Florida, across the U.S., and in New Zealand.

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Family Support Services has 115 foster children enrolled in its program in Nassau County, FL, and it can be a challenge to provide gifts for all of them. Rayonier's employees partnered with FSS to buy and wrap three gifts for each of them.

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Teaching the Teachers About Sustainable Forestry
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How do you teach a group of teachers a lesson they'll never forget? You do what they would do: offer a hands-on lesson. Rayonier is proud to welcome the Florida Forestry Teachers' Tour to our land every year to learn about sustainable forestry.

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Did you ever look at a towering, perfectly-straight utility pole and wonder what tree could have made such a large pole? Some of them come from Rayonier land! Our foresters explain how they find, measure and prepare these valuable trees.

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Our forest rangers work year-round to prevent fires. During fire season, they're ready to respond at a moment's notice if disaster strikes.

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Our genetics research team shows how grafting helps them save years of time in their ongoing quest to advance the quality of our trees.

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Our New Zealand team partners with local conservation organizations, students and Māori to protect the kiwi, a threatened bird that is a national symbol, in the Omataroa Forest.

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