In the first five months of this year more than 263,000 people visited, 62,903 in May alone – an all-time record.

Popular topics include the product locator, publications, southern pine applications, pressure-treated lumber and DIY information.

During the first five months of 2005 more than 35,000 visitors used the locator to find sources of supply for a wide range of southern pine products including speciality products such as paneling, ceiling, flooring and decking materials.

The Southern Pine Council‘s newest website – – is also seeing increased traffic. In May nearly 11,000 visits were recorded – double the monthly average.