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Calif. man accused of setting wildfire raging east of Sacramento

Fri September 19, 2014

Man with long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze that drove some 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said.

Time for public pressure on BC forest tenure system - Comment

Fri September 19, 2014

Tree Farm Licences expansion program was dropped, government should now use resources to help small- to medium-sized forest companies, writer says. 

MNRF tracks Eastern Whip-poor-will

Fri September 19, 2014

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is asking people for help tracking whereabouts of Eastern Whip-poor-will in northwestern Ontario.

Canada-South Korea trade deal gives both countries a global boost

Fri September 19, 2014

Forestry sectors will be among biggest Canadian “winners,” eventually catching up with whatever preferential advantages U.S.  njoyed since FTA with Seoul came into effect March, 2012.

Firewood shortage sparks concern in P.E.I.

Fri September 19, 2014

P.E.I. producers can't keep up with demand for dry firewood

Worst forest fires in 30 years cost N.W.T. $55M

Fri September 19, 2014

Crews have gone home and worst forest fire season in Northwest Territories has come to a close.

Restoring Calgary’s snow-damaged urban forest to cost ‘many, many millions’

Thu September 18, 2014

The parks department is taking over the clean-up and restoration effort and will not know the full extent of the damage until trees ‘leaf out’ in June 

Forest reset: meteorite that doomed dinosaurs impacted forest

Thu September 18, 2014

The impact helped kill off the slow-growing evergreens. According to a new study, the harsh conditions that followed the impact benefitted fast-growing flowering plants.

Ducks Unlimited Canada leadership advancing forest conservation recognized

Thu September 18, 2014

Consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has won the SFI President's Award.

California wildfires: Over 3,000 firefighters battling most serious blaze

Thu September 18, 2014

About a dozen major wildfires currently burning in drought-parched state

Attempt to set world record on National Tree Day

Thu September 18, 2014

Tree Canada will attempt to set Guinness world record for largest tree-hugging on National Tree Day in Montréal.

N.S. Premier to Paper Excellence: comply or be shut down

Thu September 18, 2014

Premier Stephen McNeil said he had a positive meeting with representatives from Northern Pulp Nova Scotia’s parent company Paper Excellence when he travelled to Shanghai on Sept. 5.

Pulp mill workers subject to mounting public pressure over emissions

Wed September 17, 2014

A longtime employee working at Northern Pulp said he is frustrated with the negativity in and around his workplace.

Lumber companies in Surrey and White Rock struggle to make inroads to India

Wed September 17, 2014

Fragmented market has been a roadblock to Canadian exports, but some B.C. businesses have made promising connections on the subcontinent

Tembec completes additional sale of land in B.C.

Wed September 17, 2014

Approximately 31,800 hectares of land in East Kootenay, British Columbia, sold to Jemi Fibre Corp. for $21 million

Summer #2 2014 Vol. 18 # 5

The Working Forest, Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news - Summer #2 2014 Vol. 18 # 5

Supreme Court ruling ‘ground breaking’

Resource projects on aboriginal title land will require consent 

Resource projects on aboriginal title land will require consent 

NB forest policy criticism unwarranted says NBFPA

Conservation areas reduced but protected areas increased

Editorial Summer #2 2014

The true meaning of conservation 

The true meaning of conservation 

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