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There should be news soon for a company hoping to set up a sawmill and biofuel manufacturing business in the Botwood area. more

Jan 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Michigan departments of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development today announced that 17 grant projects will share $3,507,907 in funding through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

A judge has handed down significant fines and bans for destructive logging on Haida Gwaii earlier this decade. more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Drenching winter rains combined with the punishing effects of six years of drought are causing trees to topple across California, in some cases with deadly results. At least two people have been killed in the past month. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Restoration and recovery work started Monday in the area damaged by last year’s massive Pioneer Fire, and will likely continue for the two weeks, according to forest officials. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

An environmentalist group has won more than $60,000 in attorney fees for blocking juniper removal with motorized vehicles on 80,000 acres in Eastern Oregon. more

Jan 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality drafted a report that identified logging as a contributor to known risks for drinking water quality in communities up and down the Oregon coast. more

Jan 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Scientists say more low-intensity wildfires are needed to clear out overgrown forests to help prevent bigger fires. Deciding where and when to let fires burn is tricky. more

Jan 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

A joint venture involving companies that specialize in re-purposing shuttered mills has purchased the mill assets of Madison Paper Industries for an undisclosed price. more

Jan 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Despite plenty of media and expert analysis lamenting the new direction that Pruitt will likely take in environmental regulation, a federalist approach to biomass doesn’t diverge too far from the agency’s current approach. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

On a country back road near Penobsquis, an experiment is underway that its supporters hope will point the way to a market-driven, low-carbon economic boom for New Brunswick. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

The European Sawlog Price Index reached its lowest level in six years in the 3Q/16 because of lower lumber demand and reduced prices in both domestic and export markets, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

The global forest community and forest products industry are beginning to change the anti-forestry narrative that has so dominated the news cycles for decades. This is progress that is long overdue. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new state-run program backed by nearly $1 million in federal funding will enlist southern Indiana landowners to plant 3,000 acres of new forests. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

Since the emerald ash borer was first found in Oklahoma nearly three months ago in a trap near Grove, a few sightings from private land owners in that area — one verified — also have been reported. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

In the face of the expected rise in costs, Ontario's new cap and trade system may also present opportunities for northern residents, said Warren Mabee, director of Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy. more

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

A pilot project by Boulder in which the recently homeless are put to work using wood from felled emerald ash trees for crafts projects — enabling them to hone skills preparing them for employment — is being called a success. more

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

A bill signed into law last week by President Barack Obama aims to reduce the chances of a prescribed wildfire going haywire. more

Jan 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has issued a statement in response to today’s ruling by the US International Trade Commission in the ongoing softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States. more

Jan 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

At the crest of the Cascades, crews are working through the snowy conditions to remove hazardous timber at risk of wildfire in the Diamond Lake Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest. more

Jan 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

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