Canada’s Blueprint for Mass Timber Success Is Unveiled

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 13, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Forest industry representatives unveiled Canada’s Mass Timber Roadmap for success at Parliament Hill. In related news: US WoodWorks announced their 2024 Wood in Architecture awards; Sappi wins award for its Power of Trees video; why timber is having a resurgence in the UK; and innovation that reduces wood-based construction waste. In Company news: Aspen Planers halts its Merritt operations; Mill River Lumber closes in Vermont; Conifex secures a new term loan; and West Fraser announces its quarterly dividend.

In Forestry/Wildfire news: COFI endorses proactive approach in new Canadian wildfire strategy; BC Wildfire Service anticipates busy fire season (but not as bad as 2023); low snowpack is also a concern for salmon experts; and it’s not sufficient to just plant trees to mitigate climate change

Finally, Alaskan researchers create machine-learning system to detect beetle-killed spruce.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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