Canadian forest sector leader John Allan dies at 78

The Tree Frog Forestry News
February 26, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Starting on a sad note; John Allan, one of Canada most influential forest sector professionals, died February 23, 2024.

In Forestry and Climate news: BC and Ontario leaders express worry as fire season nears; a National Bank of Canada report says Canada could offset all its GHGs; the Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s upcoming trade mission to Taiwan; the pros and cons of California’s pellet mills; ENGOs pan changes to Ontario’s Endangered Species Act; and how European ecolabels promote sustainable forestry.

In other news: Mosaic and We Wai Kai First Nation sign logging agreement; US Forest Service Chief talks with Oregon loggers; Oregon officials are grilled over mill closures; Taiga Building Products reports positive Q4, 2023 earnings; US Homebuilders’ labour shortages ease; and EU’s pulp & paper demand is down.

Finally, a new category in the Tree Frog Forestry News — Forest History & Archives:

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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