Canfor, Conifex announce temporary sawmill curtailments in BC

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 14, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canfor announced temporary curtailments at its Fort St. John sawmill, while Conifex is temporarily curtailing its Mackenzie mill. In related news: a Linda Coady op-ed with five steps to reboot BC’s forest industry; and time is running out for Montana’s Pyramid Mountain. Meanwhile: WestRock approves merger with Smurfit Kappa; and Kimberly-Clark releases sustainability report, appoints Chief Sustainability Officer.

In Forestry news: Canada introduces legislation and national strategy to protect nature; University of Connecticut researchers study private landowner conservation efforts; and scientists from the University of Cork may have solved the mystery of zombie fires. In Wood Product news: mass timber stories from Vancouver, Kansas City; New York, Baltimore, and New Zealand.

Finally, a 36 foot tall troll made of wood scraps – one of 138 across 17 countries (+ video).

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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