2015 Land Report 100: Reed Family

2015 Land Report 100: Reed Family


Published On: January 1, 20160.5 min read
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No. 5 Reed Family

1,370,000 acres
2015 marked an auspicious year for the Reed family’s Green Diamond Resource Company. At a ceremony near Shelton, Washington, the company’s chairman, Colin Moseley, planted a ceremonial tree, the 100 millionth the family has planted. “Just a few miles from here, my great-grandfather started Simpson Logging Company in 1890. One hundred twenty-five years later, we stand in a third-generation forest that will be harvested again somewhere around 2050, when our grandchildren will be running the company and making decisions for their grandchildren. It’s quite a leap of faith.”

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