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These Gorgeous Buildings Showcase the Surprisingly Innovative Future of Wood

Wood is the future . That's the feeling you get after looking through the 2016 award winners named by WoodWorks, the United States wood building council. more »

2016-02-10 9:00 AM News

Contrary to Popular Thinking, Going Paperless Does Not “Save” Trees

The concept of avoiding use of paper in order to save trees may seem logical and has been adopted by many. The reality, however, is that avoiding use of paper may well result in significant loss of forest land in North America. more »

2016-02-10 7:00 AM News

Sawmill Sid Recognized for Support of Local Wood Industry

Sawmill Sid presented with Ontario Wood award at Forests Ontario's annual conference. more »

2016-02-09 12:10 PM News

Congressional Recognition for Biomass

This year will be a very condensed and busy year for Congress, with a presidential election as a major focus, but exploring a tax benefit for the biomass industry will be a major focus for Biomass Power Association. more »

2016-02-08 11:00 AM News

Tree Trimming Deaths Alarm Federal Officials and Industry Insiders

Grounds maintenance workers, including tree trimmers, have a fatality rate that is more than three times that of the average worker in the U.S. Yet there are no federal safety standards for tree trimming, pruning and removal. more »

2016-02-08 9:00 AM News

Biomass North Back in Business

The Biomass North Development Centre is gaining traction and building momentum as it unrolls its completed Northern Ontario Biomass Strategy (which goes by the cheeky acronym NO-BS). more »

2016-02-05 11:00 AM News

As Axes Fall, Local Economy Rises: Cutting Costs While Cutting Trees

Taking care of urban forests may include the removal of diseased and damaged trees. Sometimes, the axe must fall, and professionals must be called in to remove trees due to storms, disease, or invasive insects. more »

2016-02-05 9:00 AM News

Forest Service Drought Report Serves as ‘Foundation of Understanding’ for Forest, Rangeland Managers in a Changing Climate

Drought is inevitable, a recurring natural event – or series of events – that can be felt over a season or a severe, longer lasting natural event that has social and economic consequences. more »

2016-02-04 5:00 PM News

Russian Lumber Export Sets New Record

With a rapidly declining rate of the ruble and falling domestic consumption, the Russian export of lumber is increasing to new record levels. Exports increased by 17% in November 2015 compared to same month of 2014. more »

2016-02-04 2:14 PM News

Sateri Launches Sustainability Policy Towards Achieving Environmental Protection and Corporate Social Responsibility

One of the largest viscose staple fibre producers in the world has launched its Sustainability Policy. Sateri’s Sustainability Policy spells out its commitments towards environmental protection and corporate social responsibility. more »

2016-02-04 1:23 PM News

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