Canadian policy initiatives need a rural lens: Derek Nighbor

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 29, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

FPAC’s Derek Nighbor says, to thrive, Canada needs to put more of a rural lens on the impacts of policy. In related news: Houston, BC, pellet plant to undergo extended Christmas shutdown; the untimely loss of 1000 Canadian Christmas tree farms; softer sales and prices in the US and Canadian housing markets; and the ‘jarring’ difference between BC and Canada’s job market

In Forestry/Climate news: First Nation’s salmon parks aim to spare BC old-growth forests; David Wear on counting carbon in US forests; Amazon deforestation is down in 2023; Australia will produce carbon-neutral car fuel; and carbon credit certifier Verra updates its accounting method.

Finally, the sad story of the death of a 16-year old working in a Wisconsin lumber mill.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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