California wildfires, climate change put redwoods at risk

December 10, 2020
Category: Today's Takeaway

California wildfires and climate change are putting the state’s most beloved trees at risk, says the NY Times. In related news: US senators seek to use trees to mitigate climate change; while Colorado’s burned areas are recovering naturally; Arizona is thinning its forests and Oregon looks to mass timber. Meanwhile: BC suspends logging in caribou habitat; safeguarding BC Okanagan’s watersheds; and Paper Excellence launches new website.

In Business news: FPAC’s Derek Nighbor on Canada’s green recovery; BC’s Diane Nicholls on pellets’ good news story; NAHB’s Chuck Fowke on the key to US recovery; Timber Trade Federation on tight supply conditions; and Axios on the lumber market’s wild year.

Finally, singing the praises of Douglas fir (a book review), and Black Forests (the cake).

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog News

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