Redwoods League Scientists Reveal Need for Forest Conservation Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO — PRNewswire — Coast redwoods and giant sequoia are two of California’s iconic symbols and greatest natural treasures, and the work to save them is only just beginning. Save the Redwoods League, the San Francisco-based nonprofit that helped launch the conservation movement in the U.S. 100 years ago, has released its first-ever State of...

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Cranbrook looks to log Crown land as preventative measure against wildfires  

  CRANBROOK B.C. — After widespread evacuations, last summer Cranbrook, B.C is looking at how to fireproof the community. The city has hired fire ecologist Bob Gray to look at the different options and evaluate the cost of creating a buffer zone. In a report by the CBC, Gray argues...

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    MISSISSAUGA – Thanks to every goal scored by Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact teams, Canada will have 17,600 more trees! Husqvarna Canada Inc., the official and exclusive lawn partner of each team during the 2017 season, is working with One Tree Planted to see through its commitment from...

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  • Wood Trim Demand to Slow Down

      Demand for wood moulding and trim is projected to increase by only 3.7 percent annually to $5.5 billion in 2022, the slowest rate of advance of any material type. However, wood will still account for more than half of moulding and trim sales in 2022. Interior moulding is expected to...

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  • Forestry, mining, others, urge for action on Trans Mountain pipeline

    Small business, forestry, mining and other business leaders spoke in Vancouver Thursday to urge the federal government to save the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The group is laying out a strategy to mobilize public support for the project, concerned about Canada’s reputation as a safe place to invest. Participants...

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  • Paper biomass to build lithium-sulfur batteries

    Researchers at Rensselaer have developed a patented method to use cheap and abundant paper biomass to make lithium-sulfur batteries. A major by-product in the papermaking industry is lignosulfonate – a sulfonated carbon waste material, which is typically combusted on site, releasing CO2 into the atmosphere after sulfur has been captured...

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  • Domtar Dryden Mill Donates $30K to DRHC

    Representatives from the DomtarCorporation Dryden Mill presented a cheque for the company’s donation of $30,000 to the Dryden Regional Health Services Foundation. The Dryden Regional Health Services Foundation is the fundraising partner of the Dryden Regional Health Centre.  Domtar’s donation will help fund a new CT scan unit for the Dryden Regional Health Centre(DRHC). Domtar’s Dryden Mill, which produces...

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Winter #1 2018 Vol. 22 #1

Winter #1 2018 Vol. 22 #1

March 3, 2018
By: The Working Forest

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