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Atholville NB mill's tax cut leaves residents with bigger bills

Wed April 16, 2014

6 pulp mills had tax value slashed this year after appealing tax assessment

Pine beetles have SK ministry of environment concerned

Wed April 16, 2014

Ministry working closely with government of Alberta to fall and burn infested trees in northeastern Alberta to prevent spread into Saskatchewan 

Investigation finds sawmill owners invested in production, not safety

Wed April 16, 2014

WorkSafeBC found that the mill had expanded its production capabilities, but the waste conveyors for those new systems were not installed

Prevention key to eliminating forest fires: conservation officer

Wed April 16, 2014

There are many things the forestry sector can do to help the Department of Natural Resources reduce the amount of forest fires.

CO2, climate and the case for wooden skyscrapers

Wed April 16, 2014

Today a small but committed cadre of architects, firms and government agencies are re-examining the case for wood as a building material

Study of dead wood in old-growth Iranian forest provides information for forest management

Tue April 15, 2014

Dead wood is often overlooked when examining forest’s vitality; however, new research points out the importance of this forest feature.

B.C. tenure issue not a priority - Comment

Tue April 15, 2014

B.C. government should focus on maintaining health of interior forest sector

Genetically engineered trees hailed as environmental breakthrough

Tue April 15, 2014

Scientists hope to produce paper with less energy and end the competition between biofuel crops and food crops.

Forum urges residents to Stand Up for forests

Tue April 15, 2014

Stand Up for the North Committee forum voiced concerns about the current state of forest management in B.C., and proposed changes to the forest tenure system

No charges approved against Lakeland Mills

Tue April 15, 2014

Crown cites flaws in WorkSafeBC's investigation, concludes conviction unikely

Photo of the week - Tiny white spruce seedling

Mon April 14, 2014

Tiny seedling helps reforest Canada. 

Salmo, BC group moves ahead with forestry management plan

Mon April 14, 2014

Salmo Watershed Community Forest Initiative gathered and landed governance model meant to guide group through community forest licencing process.

Wood products pile up in Prince George as companies wait for rail cars

Mon April 14, 2014

Pallets and pallets of ready to ship lumber being stored in Prince George, waiting to be shipped when rail cars become available.

Agricultural Land Commission approves pellet plant in Lavington, BC

Mon April 14, 2014

Proposed pellet plant one step closer to setting up shop in Lavington, but it still has a few more hurdles to overcome.

Investing in forests reduces megafires and saves millions

Mon April 14, 2014

Cost-benefit analysis in Sierra Nevada shows savings of up to 3 times to pay for treatments up front.

Spring #1 2014 Vol. 18 #2

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

Legislation will put jobs at risk

Leaders say Bill 83 could hurt resource based communities

Forestry boosted by high dollar

Limited rail service impacting Western producers

Limited rail service impacting
Western producers

Huge growth in wood pellet demand looming

Canada poised to benefit

Canada poised to benefiCanada poised to benefit

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