FEDERAL WAY, Wash., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) today announced the 2012 hours of operation for the Charles W. Bingham Forest Learning Center at Mount St. Helens.
The Forest Learning Center will open its doors for the 2012 season on Friday, May 11. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the days the Visitor Center is open. Admission is free to the general public.
- During the opening month (May 11 - June 10), the Center will only be open Friday - Sunday.
- Starting with the weekend of June 15 through Labor Day, September 3, the Center will be open Friday - Monday.
- The indoor exhibits will also be available on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 and Wednesday, July 4.
In addition, the gift shop, restrooms, and Center's outdoor facilities will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. The Washington State Department of Transportation rest area hours will mirror the hours of operation for the gift shop.
The Charles W. Bingham Forest Learning Center is located inside the blast zone of the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens on state Route 504. It is a partnership between Weyerhaeuser Company, Washington State Department of Transportation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
For more information about the Forest Learning Center, please visit www.theforestreturns.com.
Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest forest products companies, began operations in 1900. We grow and harvest trees, build homes and make a range of forest products essential to everyday lives. We manage our timberland on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. At the end of 2011, we employed approximately 12,800 employees in 11 countries. We have customers worldwide and generated $6.2 billion in sales from continuing operations in 2011. Our stock trades on the New York Stock exchange under the symbol WY. Learn more at www.weyerhaeuser.com.
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