Mason, Bruce & Girard
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. (MB&G) was founded in 1921 by David Mason, an early and vocal advocate for sustained yield forestry. Since its foundation, MB&G has evolved into a full-service natural resource consulting firm with expertise in environmental services, geographic information systems (GIS), and forestry. MB&G is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and have offices in California, Colorado, and Southern Oregon, today employing over fifty professionals providing customer-focused service to help solve some of the most complex natural resource management projects.
The Beck Group has partnered with Mason Bruce & Girard on projects that contain both forestry and forest products manufacturing components. Our experience and expertise in forest products manufacturing technology, economics, and markets complements Mason Bruce & Girard’s forestry, GIS, and natural resources services.
A sampling of joint MBG/TBG projects includes:
A feasibility study of woody biomass energy opportunities for a Northwest Native American Tribe, including analysis of feedstock supply and power plant economics.
A comprehensive Northwest regional fiber supply and demand study assessing the availability of the pulpwood roundwood and residual chip fiber supply and the economic feasibility of several businesses that utilize mill residuals.
Joint expert witness team on a wildfire damages case for a Northwest Native American Tribe.
An assessment of the supply of small diameter roundwood in California and the feasibility of several businesses that could convert small diameter material into marketable products.
A study of high hazard fuels in California and barriers to economic utilization of those fuels.
A joint analysis of the impacts of Oregon’s proposed Climate legislation for a major environmental organization.
An assessment of the potential supply and alternative utilization options for proposed harvest treatments in the Tahoe Central Sierra Initiative region of California.
CT Bioenergy Consulting, Chris Trott | California
Wisewood Energy, Andrew Hayden & Meagan Nuss
Forestry & Forest Management
Straight Arrow Consulting, Inc., Thomas Montzka | Boise, Idaho
Forest Products Industry Services
Forest Business Network, Craig Rawlings | Missoula, MT
Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering
Crow Engineering Inc. | Portland, Oregon
Millwork Industry Expert
RS Hoppe Associates LLC, Ron Hoppe | Palo Cedro, California
Plywood Industry Expert
Coastal Plywood, Jim Pattillo | Havana, Florida
Sawmill Specialist & Project Engineer
Jonathan Pritchard | British Columbia, Canada
Mackay Agents and Consultants, Hugh Mackay | British Columbia, Canada
Sawmill Specialist & Registered Forester
Mountain Creek Group, LLC, Henry "Huey" Long Col.(ret) | Tennessee
Carlson Small Power Consultants, William "Bill" Carlson | Redding, California
Grant Forest Products
UMA Engineering Voyageur Panel
West Fraser Timber
Central & South America
Fiji Trade Commission (Fiji)
Midway United (Russia)
Runar Garveyv (Russia)
URS Forestry (New Zealand)
Yorkor Timber (South Africa)
Samling Corporation (Malaysia)
PARTNERS & ASSOCIATES
The firms and individuals listed below have long-standing relationships with The Beck Group. When called for, partnering with these people and companies broadens the range of services and deepens the level expertise we provide to clients.