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RiverRidge Excavating & Logging

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Committed to doing right by nature

RiverRidge Excavating and Logging has honored logging traditions for nearly three decades while embracing and exploring modern logging and excavation innovations. From nurturing forest growth with an eye toward sustainability to disaster recovery and residential excavation, RiverRidge Excavating and Logging is Oregon’s first choice for logging, excavating, and land management. We are committed to growing with our state and growing with nature.


Clearing, cutting, hauling: we do it all. We have a history of collaboration with Lane Forest Products, USDA Forest Service, Oregon Department of Transportation, and more. We work on projects big and small, from large-scale government projects to residential remodels. To get the job done right, call RiverRidge Excavating and Logging.

Our Work

What’s better than working in nature? Check out our past projects section to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like working on one of our job sites. With no guarantees of the weather, terrain, or the environment in general, problem-solving and a can-do attitude are paramount.

clearing debris with excavator
loading logs
road building
logs, road, and excavator on hill

A Legacy Continues

From Carl and Shari Welle starting this company back in 1993 to 2022 with their son, Jake, at the helm, RiverRidge Excavating and Logging has always been about family and taking care of the world you leave behind. Discover more about the legacy Carl left behind, the future he saw for RiverRidge Excavating and Logging, and how Jake is following in his father’s footsteps.

the old riverridge excavating and logging logo

Work in the Woods

Community, training, and the great outdoors: what more could you want in a career? Oregon loggers harvest around 3,800,000,000 board feet of timber per year. You can help grow that number. RiverRidge Excavating and Logging is excited to welcome new team members onboard. Join an American Loggers Association certified company and experience the benefits of one of the world’s most traditional lines of work.

Recent News

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Logging scene

Welcome to RiverRidge Excavating and Logging

Welcome to RiverRidge Excavating and Logging. For over 25 years, we have been committed to providing quality work no matter the size or type of job. From timber harvesting and land management to hauling and excavating, our team will work…


May the forest be with you.

Historically, there has been a tendency to over harvest timber without replacing what was taken. Over the last 80 years, regulations have been put in place to protect the forests that we depend on. RiverRidge Excavating and Logging is committed to following and even expanding upon these practices. We work to ensure the supply of timber continues for generations, as well as the health and vitality of Pacific Northwest forests.

– Sustainability Matters –