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Hydro One announced yesterday that it is mobilizing approximately 20 highly specialized forestry technicians to help inspect the electrical system and assist crews following the devastating effects of wildfires in California. more

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A report made public in August called for fundamental changes to how trees are harvested in Nova Scotia at the time. But three months later, the province has still not responded to any of the recommendations in the report. more

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Canada is confident it will win legal challenges to American steel and aluminum tariffs that remain despite the new NAFTA deal. more

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Until about six months ago, BC’s forestry companies were riding a lumber bull market. Record-high lumber prices in the US had muted softwood lumber duties, and BC forestry companies were netting record profits. more

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A First Nation in northwestern Ontario and a local conservation group want a piece of land that extends into Eagle Lake near Dryden removed from future forestry management planning and set aside so it becomes permanently off-limits to logging. more

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South Country forestry workers could walk off the job “any day” as part of rotating job action by the employees’ union. more

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The future of Canada's forest sector requires a diverse and inclusive workforce. The Canadian Institute of Forestry is pleased to announce an initiative to create a National Action Plan to promote gender equity. more

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The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is inviting Canadians to show their appreciation of trees and forests by taking part in a United Nations-sponsored contest highlighting International Day of Forests 2019. more

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The Fourth National Climate Assessment focuses on human welfare, societal, and environmental elements of climate change. more

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Canada’s forest sector continues to be an important generator of jobs in communities across the country, including rural, remote and Indigenous communities. more

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It’s the centerpiece of the biggest holiday of the year for many American families: the Christmas tree, the focal point for parties and presents, replete with favorite ornaments and lights. more

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The Utah juniper is considered the West’s most drought-tolerant and resilient conifer, withstanding even the worst dry spells while nearby pinyon and ponderosa drop their needles and die. more

The devastating Camp Fire in Northern California, already the state’s most deadly and destructive ever, was finally fully contained on Sunday, 17 days after it broke out. more

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The number of Coloradans whose homes are at risk from wildfires soared 45 percent in five years, reflecting the state's booming population and changing uses of agricultural land, state officials said Monday. more

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Over the years, Kansas has experienced the negative impacts of insects, disease, major storms and severe weather events. more

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Think trees are just for rural, mountainous areas? Tim McDonnell, a community forestry coordinator with the Kansas Forest Service, wants you to think again – and view them as part of the cityscape, too. more

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced $2.24 million in grants for urban forestry projects to protect air quality, water quality and natural resources across the state. more

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The state agencies behind the controversial clear-cutting of trees along sections of the Erie Canal will not appeal a temporary restraining order that halted the effort, a spokesman for the agencies said Wednesday. more

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Despite a wet start to autumn, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is preparing for the fall wildfire season. more

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Clearing or burning beetle ravaged forests may be costly but could mitigate against the kind of massive wildfires that have been seen in British Columbia the last two summers, say researchers. more

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