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The annals of U.S. trade relations with Canada, our largest trading partner, include a recurring dispute over softwood lumber: the kind of pine boards used mainly in construction and home improvement, as well as for paper. more »

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Earlier annual snowmelt periods may hinder the ability of forests to regulate atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), according to the results of a new study. more »

Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM Features

Let’s admit it, guys: Trees are pretty awesome. They’re nature’s air conditioners, they’re hella pretty to look at, and they’re really efficient carbon sinks. more »

Aug 26, 2016 9:59 AM Features

The Ontario government announced plans on Thursday to invest $4.5 million into a bio-refinery plant to produce eco-friendly products in Thunder Bay. more »

Aug 24, 2016 8:04 AM Features

Wood is being billed as the answer to creating greener cities -- lightweight and sustainable, it is even said to be more fire resistant than steel. more »

Aug 18, 2016 11:09 AM Features

European officials are moving to close a loophole that promotes the burning of wood for electricity by an industry that’s felling American trees, and a new report they commissioned has laid bare the urgent need for reform. more »

Aug 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

What can we do to slow climate change and restore America’s forests? I used to think the answer was to plant more trees. Boom. Done. Mic drop. But wait, that’s not the whole story. more »

Aug 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Efforts to spur the use of mass timber products as a safe and sustainable building material for mid-rise construction projects is already meeting with concerted pushback from the concrete sector. more »

Aug 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

David Derbowka has long turned to trees to clean up toxic landfills, using plantations of poplars to draw contaminants from polluted soil. more »

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The West, and federal taxpayers, have a serious and growing problem as communities continue to expand in and around forested and grassy landscapes prone to fire. more »

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Three hundred firefighters on the ground and dozens more in the air continue to battle the most destructive wildfire Alberta has experienced in more than a century but, despite their best efforts, officials concede they are no match for the blaze. more »

May 6, 2016 9:15 AM Features

John Deere L-Series Skidder

Deere & Company

In 1965, John Deere introduced the 440 Skidder, and has continued to change the game for loggers with safer, more reliable and more productive machines ever since. This customer-inspired commitment to quality lives on in 2015 through the introduction more »

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