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Conference of Big Timber Fatcats Faces Protests, Direct Actions

Big Timber
The North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) is a lobby and trade group of Big Timber interests, with its headquarters in Chicagoland. NAWLA is holding its annual conference in downtown Chicago on the weekend starting October 21. NAWLA and other Big Timber players are being targeted for protest and direct actions by a team of activists in Chicago and assembled from around the country. The actions kicked off Wednesday with a protest of the Michigan Avenue Victoria's Secret; the franchise has faced scrutiny for using old growth forests for its paper catalogs. Read more.




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