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December 16, 2014
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the third annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shownoo Blackbird-Williams from Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario. The $2,500 award is targeted at youth from 18 to 30 who are...
December 16, 2014
Until recently, scientific understanding of the history and ecology of the Pacific Northwest’s mixed-conifer forests east of the Cascade Range was minimal. As a result, forest managers have had limited ability to restore the health of publicly...
December 16, 2014
From the outside, the four-storey apartment building clad in brick and vinyl looks like any other new mid-rise residential structure. What sets it apart – and signals a coming trend – is hidden from view: The building is framed in wood,...
December 2, 2014
“There’s something happening hereWhat it is ain’t exactly clearThere’s a man with a gun over thereTelling me I got to beware I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound?Everybody look what’s going...
November 27, 2014
A major milestone has been reached for the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI), a partnership between over 30 stakeholders and the U.S. Forest Service. Currently, the U.S. Forest Service is offering an early preview of a draft Record of...
November 27, 2014
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) are pleased to announce that Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia has won the FPAC-CCAB Aboriginal Business...
November 27, 2014
“Go bears! Get low! Quicker pulls! Almost there!” Wood chips fly and cheers fill the air as seniors Madeline Green and Allison Erny take turns pulling a long, jagged saw back and forth across a log. They are trying to cut a cookie (a...
November 25, 2014
A new report identifies natural resources that will be sensitive to a warmer climate in the North Cascades and offers management responses that will minimize adverse impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. The report, Climate Change...
November 5, 2014
Mark Brunk and Tim Rinehart were on a routine patrol in Arizona’s Happy Camp Canyon when a man in a pickup roared past their Bureau of Land Management trucks, leaning out his window and angrily flipping them off. The law enforcement rangers...
November 5, 2014
Oak trees can be found all over the world, but they save their full display for the United States. More than 50 species of oak grow from coast to coast, and in a few unique places like Michigan, still form the basis for a rare and valuable ecosystem...
November 4, 2014
Pellet shipments from the US and Canada to Europe have gone in opposite directions in 2014, with the shipments from the US South being up ten percent from the 4Q/13 to the 2Q/14, and Canadian volumes declining 25% during the same period, according...
November 4, 2014
Jason Rosamond appears to have a grand vision. The way he frames it, his company’s project in northern Arizona will merely begin by saving the area’s sprawling ponderosa pine forest from a century of mismanagement and record-breaking...