Alarming trend of US mill closures comes with consequences

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 26, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The American Loggers Council calls ~50 mill curtailments in 18 months an ‘alarming trend with consequences‘. In related news: Michael Hoyt pans US logging as a means to improve forest resilience; BC considers new conservancies in Clayoquot Sound; Tree of Heaven called dangerous to BC’s Interior; and Florida researchers say tree diversity correlates well with US forest productivity.

In other news: US decarbonization targets big industry—including pulp & paper; EU members call for revision of anti-deforestation law; snowless winter sparks forest fire fears in Ottawa; and wildfire hot-spots include Wyoming, West Virginia, and Mexico.

Finally, conference updates by the BC Forest Safety Council and the BC First Nations Forestry Council.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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