Passing Down Legacy of Timber, Memories

By Janet Tompkins, Forests & People Magazine

Burns Forest Products in Jonesboro was synonymous with the affable, white-haired LSU-loving forester who made his name in the piney woods of north Louisiana. Joe Burns was the owner that managed timber for landowners and served as a wood dealer for the industrial companies in his area from 1962 until his death last November.

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