BC forest practices under the microscope at home and abroad

The Tree Frog Forestry News
May 27, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

BC forest practices are under the microscope again, at home and in the UK. In related news: BC strengthens Great Bear Rainforest conservation; BC is encouraged to look at Quebec’s biodiversity model; more pushback on West Fraser’s Kananaskis logging plan; and an Oregon judge stops logging in spotted owl habitat. Meanwhile: Canada’s National Seed Centre is broadening its seed-scope; Nova Scotia is rehabilitating its burnt forests; and new research on Washington’s unmapped forested wetlands.

In other news: Kalesnikoff secures land and grant for mass timber expansion; critics urge caution on Northern Pulp settlement deal; Montana’s Pyramid Mountain Lumber is looking for a buyer; and Oakland’s Economy Lumber warehouse is destroyed by fire.

Finally, a UBC webinar on how AI helps fire detection, but is no substitute for boots on the ground.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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