BC looks at sweeping changes to managing public lands

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 29, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Columnist Vaughn Palmer says BC is quietly looking to co-manage public lands with First Nations. In related news: the Snuneymuxw First Nation adds to its reserve; TLA addresses BC’s forestry challenges; and a UBC professor says its time for a rethink. In other news: Quebec sawmills were unprofitable in 2023; no date set for Tolko High Prairie mill reopening; CC Allis & Sons’ mill rebuild in Pennsylvania; and Hayward Lumber expands in California.

In Forestry/Climate news: a US bipartisan effort to combat wildfires; a California bill seeks to monitor fire smoke; Oregon trainers look to put more good fire on the ground; Ontario firefighters are exposed to toxin risk; and the Amazon’s record drought is fuelled by climate change. Meanwhile: the American Wood Council announces its new Board; and forest communicator Jess Ketchum branches out again.

Finally the first full-height laminated veneer lumber wind turbine goes for a spin.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor 

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