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A huge mechanical claw scoops up several ponderosa pine logs and feeds them into an industrial chipper. Thousands of wood chunks are then blasted into a large shipping container. Read more

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OTTAWA - A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber but the saga for Canada's troubled softwood companies is far from over. Read more

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The Canadian government has announced two investments totaling more than $4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels. The announcement was made at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Ontario. Read more

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Tiny bark beetles the size of a black bean have killed entire mountainsides of pine trees in the western U.S, but ecologists and forest managers disagree about whether they are a pest or a boon to wildlife ecosystems. Read more

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On this day last year, British Columbia was in the midst of a three-week-long state of emergency declared due to wildfires. Read more

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B.C’s Minister of Forests Doug Donaldson has hand-delivered a direct plea for federal help in dealing with the cascading affects of the growing crisis in British Columbia’s forest industry. Read more

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Canfor Corporation has announced it will be temporarily curtailing operations at three British Columbia mills due to log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions. Read more

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There's been a blizzard this week in Utah, and still, State Forester Brian Cottam is preoccupied with forest fires. Read more

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The Milwaukee (Wisconsin) City Council's City Plan Commission voted unanimously to approve the rezoning for a project that includes what could be the Western Hemisphere's tallest mass timber structure, Read more

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Extreme cold temperatures in the forecast could be good news for Winnipeg's ash trees and very bad news for emerald ash borers. Read more

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Canada’s forestry and legume industries say the country’s two major railways prioritized other commodities over their shipments to the Port of Vancouver late last year, costing companies millions amid surging demand for Canadian goods abroad. Read more

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It was a few months ago that Jeff Bishop noticed a growing unease about the future of Nova Scotia's forest industry. Read more

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Drones are proving to be very useful tools in business, and a BC firm is now exploring their practical applications in the working forest, notably in wildfire control and prevention, an increasing area of concern considering extreme weather patterns. Read more

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While some people blame the Giant Sequoia National Monument for a perceived lack of management of the forest east of Porterville, the tying of the hands of the US Forest Service to manage the forest began in the late 1980s. Read more

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In the summer of 1968, the US Forest Service sent wildlife biologist George Gruell into the forests of northwestern Wyoming with a camera, a tripod and an old photograph. Read more

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A province-wide state of emergency has been declared in British Columbia after dozens of new wildfires destroyed buildings and forced thousands of people from their homes. Read more

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BC lumber producers will continue to vigorously defend the industry against a new round of preliminary anti-dumping duties imposed by the US Department of Commerce on Canadian softwood lumber. Read more

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Across the Northeast US and much of the country, markets for low-grade wood resources have fallen off dramatically. In this context, “low grade” is used to describe wood feedstocks that have few, if any, higher-value markets. Read more

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Not everyone thinks of innovation when they think of Canada’s forest products companies. But the federal government has fully recognized that the future of the forestry industry and its 230,000 workers depends on success. Read more

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The emergence of BC’s forest industry as a culture-defining economic behemoth that dominated the political and social landscape, begins with a man who went from hoeing potatoes to corporate colossus. Read more

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