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Temagami Mayor Lorie Hunter wasn't around for the tumultuous days of the 1980s and 1990s when logging protests brought international attention to her small northern Ontario town. more

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The emerald ash borer has been detected in Superior, the fifth community outside of Boulder where the destructive beetle has been found. more

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A wind-driven wildfire destroyed a dozen buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as it raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. more

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Forest fires in northwestern Ontario are continuing to spark up daily. According to a spokesperson from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, twelve new forest fires were reported in northwestern Ontario on Wednesday. more

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As the smoke cleared Tuesday, the devastation wrought by Sunday evening’s Lime Rock wildfire came sharply into view. more

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When Frances Burke’s children were young, one of them carved “I love Mom” into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace. Thirty-some years ago, her kids all denied chiseling the words into the stone. Now, they all take credit. more

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A partnership of three northern Ontario First Nations says it has reached an agreement with an area mill operator to supply wood to a recently re-started sawmill in the Greenstone region. more

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A federal investment of $23.8 million is set to help the people of Prince Edward Island improve energy efficiency in their homes, businesses, industries, and farm operations across the province, as well as reduce carbon pollution in forestry. more

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Every work day, Arron Nelson arrives at the office an hour early. He gets the tools ready and prepares the trucks for his crews. He’s been doing this daily routine for years now, yet it still excites him. more

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As families head off to camp for the Canada Day long weekend, a spokesperson with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising residents in northwestern Ontario to be extra careful when lighting fires. more

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Like an army in retreat, Canada’s fight against the emerald ash borer beetle has become more focused on buying time and waiting for relief than winning the battle of the day. more

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Seventeen major companies — the likes of Gap, Hallmark, Clif Bar & Company and H&M — that use paper and pulp products, have signed a letter urging the Canadian government to legally protect threatened areas and species of the boreal forests. more

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Forest tent caterpillars are making a nuisance of themselves across Michigan, eating leaves from sugar maple, aspen and oak trees and leaving small strands of webbing as they go. more

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PG&E Corp (PCG.N) will record $2.5 billion in pre-tax expenses in the second quarter related to wildfires in California, the electric utility said on Thursday, two weeks after state officials blamed its power lines for sparking the fires. more

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Caring for the canopy is a top priority of Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD). more

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With wildfire season just a few weeks away in the Pacific Northwest, the amount of standing dead timber in western national forests is a real concern for both residents and the federal and state agencies that are tasked with fire suppression efforts. more

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Canadian industries will continue to work with Ottawa in the hope of addressing cross-border trade issues and regulatory challenges that impact their competitiveness. more

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The top of Mount St. Helens was obscured by clouds on a late May afternoon when a conservationist and a timber company executive admired the view from the McClellan viewpoint, along Curly Creek Road in Skamania County. more

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t’s a chilly, damp spring morning in Sewall Woods. The red oaks have begun to leaf out among the white pines, and a soundscape of songbirds plays in the tall trees. more

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Logging is dangerous work. Everyone in the forest products industry knows that, but being in and around logging all the time, it is sometimes easy to not keep this front of mind. more

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