No. 33 Collins Family
Founded in Pennsylvania in 1855 by a 24-year-old railroad engineer named Truman “T.D.” Collins, the family enterprise now includes forestland in the Northeast and the Pacific Northwest. Some 119,000 acres of the Collins’ acreage stands in
Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains: FSC-certified black cherry hardwood forests with red and white oak, maple, ash, beech, and other varieties. Across the country, the 94,000-acre Collins Almanor Forest in Northern California’s Sierra Nevadas – also noted for its sustainable practices – features fir, pine, and cedar. Collins Lakeview Forest totals 63,000 acres in California’s Modoc County and Oregon’s Lake and Klamath Counties.
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