Boundary forester touting B.C.’s wood products in Japan

By Karen McKinley
Boundary Creek Times
December 16, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Dan McMaster

A forester from the Boundary Region is in Japan to highlight the innovation of B.C.’s wood products. Minister of Forests, Bruce Ralston, is leading a delegation from British Columbia’s forestry sector on a mission to Japan that started on Dec. 10, according to a news release. Among the representatives, Dan Macmaster, head of Forestry with the Osoyoos Indian Band (Nk’Mip Forestry), has a significant role representing both the First Nations Forestry Council as a Director and the Osoyoos Indian Band. …One of the key objectives is to showcase the exceptional quality of B.C.’s materials and their potential applications in Japan, ranging from low-carbon homes to mass-timber commercial buildings. …“I am very excited about this opportunity to travel with other forestry sector leaders and senior government officials to Japan,” stated Macmaster.

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