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Pic River announces major investment in forestry

Tue April 21, 2015

Pic River First Nation will invest $2.5 million in harvesting equipment

Two Sides celebrates Earth Day with good news about paper and sustainable forestry

Tue April 21, 2015

Two Sides North America has released an engaging infographic that presents key facts about the relationship between Paper and Sustainable Forestry

Port Alberni water fight has political implications - Comment

Tue April 21, 2015

Unexpected opposition: When a industry town like Port Alberni fights logging, politicians had better listen

Scientists create bigger, faster-growing trees in a bid to beat climate change

Mon April 20, 2015

Experts at Manchester University altered two genes to accelerate growth in poplar trees and say the research could help crop production and renewable energy

Northern Pulp to shut Boat Harbour waste treatment plant in 2020

Mon April 20, 2015

No word on what will replace Northern Pulp mill's effluent treatment facility

A delicious way to eat pine

Mon April 20, 2015

Pine is an excellent source of vitamin C, infusing the needles with hot water in a tea is the simplest way to enjoy them

Boat Harbour cleanup far from simple - Comment

Mon April 20, 2015

Fifty million dollars is a lot of money, but it may not be enough to pay for the Boat Harbour cleanup.

Russian ecologists warn summer could see repeat of 2010 wildfires

Mon April 20, 2015

A mild winter with little snowfall, the early onset of spring, the aftermath of last year's drought in European Russia and shortfalls in wildfire prevention paint a bleak picture.

200 hectare forest fire northwest of Kenora ON threatens two lodges

Mon April 20, 2015

A forest fire burning 68 kilometres northwest of Kenora is threatening two lodges, and is very close to the Caribou Falls hydroelectric dam on the English River.

Grants for invasive plants

Mon April 20, 2015

The B.C. government is distributing more than $1.7 million in grant money to help control the spread of invasive plant species around the province.

North American Wholesale Lumber Association regional meeting coming in May

Fri April 17, 2015

Learn from industry experts at the Toronto regional meeting May 5

Apple is buying up 36,000 acres of forest to conserve it

Fri April 17, 2015

The two tracts in Maine and North Carolina are roughly two and a half times the size of Manhattan

Province monitoring trumpeter swans near logging site

Fri April 17, 2015

Kangienos Lake, AB is located in the middle of a Spray Lakes Sawmills logging site, where there are plans to harvest about 900 hectares over the next three years.

Labour talks on way to conciliation

Fri April 17, 2015

Contract talks between Domtar and 550 Unifor members at the Dryden pulp mill and woodlands operations are headed to conciliation.

Wood industry builds a fire-safe future

Fri April 17, 2015

The American Wood Council will conduct research on the fire performance of mass timber buildings in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association’s

Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

The Working Forest, Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news - Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

Low currencies, high competition

Wood exporting countries pushing their currency advantages

Alberta forestry on the upswing

Forestry growth surges while oil sector declines

New Truck Loggers Association Executive Director has a plan for `contractor sustainability`

David Elstone to ensure members recieve a ``return on investment``

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