New effort to preserve Robson Valley’s Ancient Forest
The province has just announced a new partnership to work to protect the Ancient Forest, a unique temperate rainforest between McBride and Prince George. The province, the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and the Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society announced the partnership on Friday to work to designate the forest as a...
Will province help city with Resolute tax refund?
With a multi-million tax refund looming for the city to repay the Resolute Pulp and paper mill, Minister Bill Mauro is speaking out on the possibility of Thunder Bay receiving provincial assistance. MPAC had originally assessed the mill value at $72 million, but Resolute appealed that to the Assessment Review...
White River Forest Products cashes up to make high-tech improvements
Frank Dottori has lofty expectations for White River Forest Products. The sawmill, located halfway between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, is undergoing a $20-million overhaul over the next two years with a high efficiency production line arriving this summer, buttressed by a much-needed financing package. “Our objective is very...
Ontario Wood WORKS! 2015 Wood Design Awards open for nominations
Ontario Wood WORKS! is seeking nominations for the 2015 edition of its awards program, which recognizes excellence in using wood in design. The organization, which leads a national campaign to increase the use of wood in commercial, industrial and institutional construction in North America, annually hands out awards in 12...
Summer #1 2015 Vol. 19 #4
The Silviculture and Reforestation. In this issue: Direct seeding being reconsidered as a cost effective alternative; Counting Caribou, OFIA looks at endangered species numbers; Former tree planter moves from the bush to humanitarian work with Medecins Sans Frontieres; Rot Stop C, A new tool against a deadly tree disease finally
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