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

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

A Viewpoint published today by the MEI shows among other things that the tariff barriers imposed on Canadian softwood lumber threaten nearly 22,000 jobs throughout the country. more »

Sep 15, 2016 4:59 PM Features

Mr. Kruse is a Lewis and Clark College graduate, and holds a degree in International Affairs. In this interview, he answers questions concerning Sustainable Northwest’s forestry programs. more »

Sep 14, 2016 5:08 PM Features

In 2012, Daniel Pierce took a fateful trip to Cortes Island — a northern gulf island three ferry rides away from Vancouver — to document the Cortes community’s fight to fend off an impending logging operation by timber giant Island Timberlands. more »

Sep 6, 2016 2:24 PM Features

In this interview, Tim Coleman discusses his views on conservation, forest restoration, wilderness and the declining health of national forests east of the Cascades in Washington State. more »

Sep 6, 2016 1:54 PM Features


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Forestry giant Resolute Forest Products Inc. has hit a setback in its high profile, ongoing defamation suit against Greenpeace and two of its activists. more »

Sep 5, 2016 10:03 AM Features

Excerpts from the Wood Resource Quarterly, quarterly prices for sawlogs, pulpwood, wood chips, pellets and lumber from around the world. more »

Sep 3, 2016 1:15 PM Features

Artillery is a tool of destruction. So why is defense and aviation giant Boeing looking to howitzers as a way to fight forest fires? more »

Aug 31, 2016 3:24 PM Features

Chip quality market data will enable Baltic States to further capitalize on the energy chip export industry as it expands. more »

Aug 31, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Laser Technology Inc.

Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) for decades has led the professional measurement and mapping industry through its commitment to innovation and delivering better measurement solutions for a variety of industries, including forestry. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

I have always been intrigued by the small-scale. Don’t misunderstand—industrial-scale sawmills, for example, are absolutely astonishing, and I have had many hours of enjoyment touring and observing the production processes at such facilities. more »

May 31, 2016 9:21 AM Features

Drought could render the U.S. Northeast's mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington's Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model. more »

May 2, 2016 8:53 AM Features

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, but only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard reflects the opinions of all stakeholders. more »

May 2, 2016 8:39 AM News


Laser Technology Inc.

For over 30 years, Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) has been a prominent name in the professional measurement and mapping sector, but have you ever wondered how they got their start in forestry? more »

Apr 29, 2016 12:00 AM Features


Photo / Tim Greenway

Even in the best of times, logging is not for the faint of heart. But these are not the best of times. Maine's pulp and paper mills, a major segment of the state's $8 billion wood products industry, have been in a freefall. more »

Apr 12, 2016 7:00 PM Features


Photograph: Antara Foto/Reuters

Idonesia’s palm oil, mining and logging industries are enmeshed in a cat’s cradle of overlapping land claims and corruption that are hampering attempts to stop deforestation and fires, newly released maps reveal. more »

Apr 12, 2016 11:00 AM Features

In this interview, Rodney Smoldon discusses the challenges he faces as Forest Supervisor on the Colville, a much watched national forest that appears to be breaking new ground. more »

Apr 11, 2016 9:00 AM , Guest Columns