Architects Embrace the Beginning of the Timber Age

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, quality and speed of construction.



Over the years, Forestry has had to fight back against unreasonable negativity. But for all the naysayers and environmental pessimists, a little research will reveal that modern forestry is about much more than most people realize. more

Oct 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

About 200 Marquette County schoolchildren recently got a close-up, hands-on look at how consulting foresters operate, from measuring the height of a towering pine, to aging a maple or searching for signs of forestland pests and disease. more

Oct 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Over the past 30 years, human-caused climate change has nearly doubled the amount of forest area lost to wildfires in the western United States, a new study has found. more

Oct 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Marcus Wallenberg Prize

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The 2016 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is awarded to Alexander Katsevich and Federico Giudiceandrea for the development of a CT scanner for whole tree logs. The laureates received their diploma from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden. more

Oct 12, 2016 12:00 AM Features

On the UBC campus, workers are finishing an 18-story dormitory set to be the world's tallest wooden building. It represents a leap forward for a material long regarded as too weak, variable, and flammable to support high-rise buildings. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

DroneSeed wants to turn over the specially hard for the replanting part of responsible forestry, where seedlings need deliberate, tender care so they can begin to replace their fallen predecessors to drones. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:58 PM Features

The war between Greenpeace and Resolute is ongoing, but what effect has it had on the different groups involved? more

Sep 29, 2016 4:21 PM Features

B.C.’s economy may be the strongest in the country right now, but the last thing it needs is to revisit the rancorous “War in the Woods” that convulsed the political landscape in the 1990s. more

Sep 28, 2016 5:48 PM Features

A new scientific report says adding more mercury to the area near Grassy Narrows First Nation is “irresponsible” and “shameless” more

Sep 18, 2016 2:46 PM , Features

In this interview, Peter Kolb answers questions concerning climate change and forest management in the Inter-mountain West more

Sep 18, 2016 2:16 PM Features