First Nation buys Interfor’s logging rights on BC Coast

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 6, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

The Klahoose First Nation is buying Interfor’s forest tenure rights on the BC Sunshine Coast. In other Business news: BC moves to reduce raw log exports—boost higher-value wood manufacturing; BC helps S&R Sawmills upgrade its equipment; Phenix City, Alabama revokes Phenix Lumber’s business licence; and the Bank of Canada maintains interest rates at 5%. 

In Forestry/Climate news: American Forests partners with USDA to expand reforestation on national forests; the BC Forest Practices Board releases its 2022-23 annual report; the Tyee opines on how BC is tackling it forest paradigm shift; the Nature Conservancy harvests timber at Slate River Reserve; Justin Catanoso pans Enviva’s environmental assertions; and Lebanon’s cedar trees are reported to be threatened by climate change.

Finally, Canada’s roadmap to net-zero concrete, and wood shingles made of steel.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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