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National Hardwood Lumber Association Elects New President

 Darwin Murray of McClain Forest Products in West Plains, Missouri became the new president of the National Hardwood Lumber Association at the NHLA Annual Convention & Exhibit Showcase on October 4, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Over the last two years, Murray served on the Executive Committee as vice president. He...

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Lantern Fly could become unwanted Christmas guest

The spotted lanternfly could spoil many families’ holiday season, according to New Jersey agricultural expert Joseph Zoltowski, director of the New Jersey Deparment of Agriculture’s Division of Plant Industry. In a report by Newsweek, Zoltowski said the tree-killing insect could potentially spread to homes by hiding in Christmas trees and leaving eggs...

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  • Forestry collaboration launches new tools for foresters

    Edmonton, AB — The Forest Management and Wetland Stewardship Initiative (FMWSI) has announced the launch of two new tools for practicing foresters. The Forestry and Waterfowl: Assessing and Mitigating Risk Technical Report and plain-language Practitioner Guide were developed by Ducks Unlimited Canada in collaboration with seven forest sector organizations as part of the FMWSI....

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  • Husqvarna Canada fulfills ‘Goals for Trees’ program

    Last season Husqvarna Canada Inc. teamed up with Vancouver Whitecaps FC as the Official Garden & Home Lawn Care Equipment Partner, working with One Tree Planted to fulfill its Goals for Trees program. The initiative focused on making a commitment to planting 100 trees for every goal scored by Whitecaps...

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  • Key Industry Players Lining up for Canada North Resources Expo 2019

    PRINCE GEORGE, BC – The Canada North Resources Expo is preparing for its return to the CN Centre in Prince George, BC on May 24th & 25th2019. The biennial trade event focuses on major resource sectors vital to Northern Canada’s economy, including forestry and heavy construction. The list of manufacturers and...

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  • Finnish pilot program develops a new solution for sustainable forestry

    Unique mobile application puts forest Big Data to more efficient use. Europe is looking for new ways to use farm, forest and fishery resources more responsibly and sustainably and to promote the production of the best possible raw materials in order to increase the availability of food, energy, and biomaterials....

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  • Vicki Christiansen to speak on Women in Leadership at SFI Annual Conference Vicki Christiansen was recently appointed as the 19th Chief of the US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service. “Chief Christiansen and the US Forest Service (USFS) have collaborated and supported SFI on a variety of important initiatives and we...

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Summer #2 2018 – Vol. 22 #5

Summer #2 2018 – Vol. 22 #5

August 23, 2018
By: Brett Vezina

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