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For the second consecutive year, Emterra Group has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. The acknowledgement is granted by Mediacorp Canada in its Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

Canadian governments and industry are reviving the oldest fuel -- wood -- for a natural gas substitute billed as contributing to commitments to make the country a moral leader in arresting global climate change. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

The forest fire burned for four days last November. On the fire’s second day, crews of federal, state and local firefighters boarded buses beyond the fire’s farthest reach. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

In what arborists are calling an environmental catastrophe, cities are taking out ash trees by the thousands. When the two cities are done cutting, nearly 60,000 trees will be gone, leaving a gaping hole in the urban canopy. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM , News

A BC company plans to start construction this summer on an $85-million plant in Parkland County that will produce wood pellets as a greener form of fuel. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

After being denied the purchase of the Elliott State Forest, Lone Rock Timber Management Company submitted a notice of tort claims of misrepresentation and negligence to the Department of State Lands and the State Land Board on Thursday. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Steps have been taken to contain an outbreak of Douglas-fir bark beetle at two popular recreation areas within the city while the weather has also been playing a role. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

The trees that shade, cool and feed people from Ventura County to the Mexican border are dying so fast that within a few years it’s possible the region will look, feel, sound and smell much less pleasant than it does now. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian government is threatening multiple trade actions against the United States in retaliation for duties on softwood lumber, warning that several American industries could be targeted in the event of a protracted trade dispute. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

There has been so much talk about water quality lately, both in the legislature and in the news. As an advocate for improving water quality, Gov. Dayton has made it a priority during his second term. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Utah’s comprehensive wildland fire management policy passed in the 2016 Legislative Session. The policy is based on the principle of risk reduction. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Despite a 20% tariff on wood products shipped to the United States, the Canadian forest industry is still basking in the sunshine because of high lumber prices, Russ Taylor, president of International Wood Markets Group, said Thursday. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Starting Monday, one Quebec company is cutting shifts and delaying the start of forest operations, a move that will affect more than 1,200 workers. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Forestry Agency said Monday that it will resume felling and shipping trees in Fukushima Prefecture this fall on a trial basis. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

A group of Quebec mayors are in Washington today trying to rally support for a swift end to the latest softwood lumber dispute, the effects of which are already being felt in the province. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Forests come in many different formats, but they're all hugely important to life on Earth — humans included. Yet as deforestation continues to shrink woodlands around the world, these eminent ecosystems are overdue for some good news. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Canadian lumber company Resolute Forest Products Inc RFP.N said its move to temporarily lay off 1,282 employees was related to the United States' decision last month to impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumber. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Recent activity at West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has revealed that British Columbian billionaire Jim Pattison owns a significant minority stake in the company, prompting speculations of a merger with rival Canfor Corp., according to an analyst. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

A group of Quebec mayors made its case in Washington, DC today for a quick end to the dispute over softwood lumber, which has hurt the industry in the province. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, the Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA), alongside the Honourable Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, will be rolling up their sleeves to help Habitat for Humanity GTA build. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

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