Weyerhaeuser to Close a Number of Washington Tree Farms to Public Access Due to Extreme High Forest Fire Danger

 Weyerhaeuser to Close a Number of Washington Tree Farms to Public Access Due
                      to Extreme High Forest Fire Danger

PR Newswire

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 7, 2013

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:
WY) today announced effective immediately that the Weyerhaeuser tree farms in
the counties of Chelan, Clark, Cowlitz, Kittitas, Klickitat, and Skamania will
be closed to public access due to the extreme forest fire danger. The closure
will remain in effect until the operating areas receive adequate rainfall and
the temperatures improve.

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The company has also placed a number of limitations on its remaining tree
farms in Washington and is considering additional closures if the forest fire
danger continues to increase in the coming weeks.

Visitors planning a trip to Weyerhaeuser forestlands in Washington are
reminded to call the company's statewide, toll-free telephone number before
heading out to the woods. The Weyerhaeuser Hunter and Recreational Use Hotline
number for Washington is 866-636-6351. You can also access this same
information online by visiting www.wy.com/AccessWA.

About Weyerhaeuser
Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of
timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control more than 6 million
acres of timberlands, primarily in the U.S., and manage another 14 million
acres under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a
sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry
standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood and cellulose
fibers products, and we develop real estate, primarily as a builder of
single-family homes. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2012,
we generated $7.1 billion in sales and employed approximately 13,200 people
who serve customers worldwide. We are listed on the Dow Jones World
Sustainability Index. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol WY. Learn more about us at www.weyerhaeuser.com.

For more information contact:
Media – Anthony Chavez, (253) 924-7148

SOURCE Weyerhaeuser Company

Website: http://www.weyerhaeuser.com
 
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