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BC Forestry Funding Announcement

BC Forestry Funding Announcement

The provincial government of British Columbia released a strategy Wednesday to ease the impact of a looming fall-down in the annual allowable cut as the aftermath of the mountain pine beetle epidemic takes hold in BC’s forests. Entitled “Strong Past, Bright Future,” it contains 49 actions aimed at three inter-related goals: healthy, resilient forests; diverse, globally competitive industry; and stable communities and First Nations. British Columbia Government Set Forest Sector Agenda The provincial government Thursday released its agenda to enhance…

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Tree Migration: British Columbia Study Update

Tree Migration: British Columbia Study Update

New research from the University of British Columbia suggests evolution is a driving mechanism behind plant migration, and that scientists may be underestimating how quickly species can move. The study, published July 28 in the journal Science, builds on previous research that has shown some plants and animals are moving farther north or to higher altitudes in an effort to escape rising global average temperatures due to climate change. Artificial Migration of Trees New research from the University of British…

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Canada Wood Products Exports, US Imports: Jan – June 2016

Canada Wood Products Exports, US Imports: Jan – June 2016

Exciting data out Thursday from Statistics Canada shows volumes of exports of Canadian wood products to the US for January to June 2016 are up +18 per cent (to world up +11.7 per cent) to 17.8 million cubic metres compared to 14.6 million cubic metres for the rst six months of last year. Elsewhere, the latest Industry Canada data, also out Thursday, shows values of imports of sawmill products from Canada for January to June 2016 are up +14.2 per…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse: Quarterly North America Timber and Softwood Lumber Analysis

Madison’s Forest Pulse: Quarterly North America Timber and Softwood Lumber Analysis

MADISON’S FOREST PULSE NEXT ISSUE WILL BE RELEASED IN A FEW WEEKS….ORDER NOW TO NOT MISS OUT!! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with vital information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD! FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL: Michael Low | Director & Group Lead, Commercial Banking | Scotiabank www.scotiabank.com : “I am amazed at the data…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse: Quarterly North America Timber and Softwood Lumber Analysis

Madison’s Forest Pulse: Quarterly North America Timber and Softwood Lumber Analysis

MADISON’S FOREST PULSE NEXT ISSUE WILL BE RELEASED IN A FEW WEEKS….ORDER NOW TO NOT MISS OUT!! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with vital information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD! FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL: Michael Low | Director & Group Lead, Commercial Banking | Scotiabank www.scotiabank.com : “I am amazed at the data…

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Wildfire Season, North America 2016

Wildfire Season, North America 2016

Just as another terrible wild re season is upon Canada and the US, the Utah Department of Natural Resources’ newly developed, interactive site — www.utahwilfirerisk.com — allows users to search for and zoom into particular neighbor– hoods or recreation areas on a statewide map to see the wild re risk in that zone. It’s essentially the Google Maps of state wildfires, said the Salt Lake Tribune Friday. North American Wildfires 2016 The idea behind the state wildfire map is prevention….

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Drop in Oregon Timber Harvest: 2015

Drop in Oregon Timber Harvest: 2015

Oregon’s timber harvest dropped 8 per cent last year, said OPB News July 25. Before the great recession, Oregon was producing about 4 billion board feet of lumber a year. That dropped after the recession as people stopped building houses. But it’s been climbing and for the last few years it’s been above 4 billion board feet again, thanks in part to a strong Chinese economy. Oregon’s timber harvest fell by 8 per cent in 2015, dipping below 4 billion…

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Drop in Oregon Timber Harvest: 2015

Drop in Oregon Timber Harvest: 2015

Oregon’s timber harvest dropped 8 per cent last year, said OPB News July 25. Before the great recession, Oregon was producing about 4 billion board feet of lumber a year. That dropped after the recession as people stopped building houses. But it’s been climbing and for the last few years it’s been above 4 billion board feet again, thanks in part to a strong Chinese economy. Oregon’s timber harvest fell by 8 per cent in 2015, dipping below 4 billion…

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Forest Products Association of Canada Announces…

Forest Products Association of Canada Announces…

The Forest Products Association of Canada this week announced an excit– ing new online tool (thegreenestworkforce.ca), which is free for both employment seekers and employers. It will support those looking for work in the forest sector. It will also provide advanced labour market information that can be used to help forestry companies with their recruitment efforts, allow governments to develop public policies to better address employment needs, and support our high schools, colleges and universities by informing students about the…

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Nova Scotia Natural Resources Funding and Projects

Nova Scotia Natural Resources Funding and Projects

Nova Scotia provincial funding partners the Department of Natural Resources and Innovacorp are jointly contributing $667,000 to Halifax, NS-based energy giant Emera Inc’s $1 million into a new private-public partnership forestry innovation “hub,” based in an Innovacorp of office in Dartmouth, NS. Nova Scotia Forestry New PPP Innovation Hub Nova Scotia provincial funding partners the Department of Natural Resources and Innovacorp are jointly contributing $667,000 to Halifax, NS-based energy giant Emera Inc’s $1 million into a new private-public partnership forestry…

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