Economy

March 30, 2009

Weyerhaeuser's Bonsai tree collection is latest recession victim

As one of the world's largest producers of the lumber used to build homes, Weyerhaeuser has suffered during the recession.The company has closed 14 lumber and manufacturing facilities and cut more than 1,000 jobs. Now its collection of 60 bonsai, a gift to Washington state on its 100th birthday 20 years ago, will close to the public.

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