A new US study says climate change is behind the drop in North America’s snowpack. In related news: a California study has snowpack at 73% of norm; a Washington bill aims to increase sustainable aviation fuel use; and ENGOs celebrate Canadian court ruling on Species At Risk Act. In Wood Product news: how wood can spur Canada’s green building drive; modular building can help with the affordable housing crisis; and a CWC webinar provides guidance for alternative wood solutions.
In Business news: Unifor and Steelworkers are hosting a BC Forestry Workers Summitt; Quebec unions denounce provincial consultations on the future of the forest sector; fire damages Ozark Hardwood Pellets in Missouri; TimberHP is expanding its wood fibre insulation in Maine; and Georgia recognizes four forest landowners as Wildlife Partners.
Finally, 2024—or the Chinese Lunar year 4722—is the Year of the (Wood) Dragon.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor