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Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program. more

Sep 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

The world's leading forest certification organization, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), will hold its triennial global General Assembly in Canada for the first time from October 8-13, 2017, in Vancouver. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program collects and shares the stories of Ontario’s diverse and unique trees and brings awareness to the social, cultural, historical, and ecological value of trees. more

Sep 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Canada's forest sector is an economic driver and major employer of Canadians, including Indigenous peoples. more

Sep 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Forestry professionals’ earlier predictions of a bad year for pine beetles is unfortunately coming to pass, especially for some counties in Alabama. Timber losses may be significant according to officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC). more

Sep 10, 2017 9:16 PM News

G4 – R-D Inc. has been granted $99,500 in financial assistance, in the form of a repayable contribution, to increase production capacity, optimize manufacturing processes and develop an international marketing strategy. more

Sep 10, 2017 9:13 PM News

In the 1980s, an ecologist named Thomas Lovejoy conducted an unusual experiment in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest. more

Sep 10, 2017 9:09 PM News

A local logging contractor, Rod Dillman, is the first to begin harvesting in the Gustafsen fire area, says Mike Kennedy, Woodlands Manager with Norbord in an email. He adds that there are some unique challenges logging burned wood. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:54 PM News

Canfor presented awards to four of its forestry contractors which harvest timber for the company in BC and Alberta. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:50 PM News

Many Missoulians will never forget watching the Lolo Peak fire race along its namesake mountain last week. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:43 PM News

EACOM Timber has successfully completed the installation of a continuous dry kiln at its Timmins, Ont., sawmill. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:32 PM News

Maine’s first Mechanized Logging Operations training is occurring in a quiet part of the woods close to Millinocket, Maine. more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

West Fraser Timber will acquire the operations of the Gilman Companies from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders for approximately US$430 million. more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

Despite near-record rainfall in California this past winter, the state has already seen more – and larger – fires so far in 2017, and the director of the state’s firefighting agency blames climate change and years of mismanaging forests. more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

Trees in cities reduce air pollution, absorb carbon and protect people during heatwaves, saving megacities more than $500 million a year in healthcare, energy costs and environmental protection, according to new research. more

Sep 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

Much of the world is under the misconception that paper is a wasteful, environmentally irresponsible product. But the opposite is true. more

Sep 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

For the next four and a half months, the sounds of feller bunchers, processors and lumber trucks will be a common one around the lower Dry Lake Hills and the base of Mount Elden. more

Sep 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

A study finds strong links between climate change and the spread of southern pine beetles, whose damage increases the risk of ecosystem harm and forest fires. more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

It’s mid-August, which means we’re nearing the peak of wildfire season in the West. This year started with grassfires and could end with an eclipse pilgrimage-sparked blaze. more

Sep 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nova Scotia’s Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced Aug. 30 that an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia is beginning. more

Sep 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

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