Day 6 of port strike. Management calls for binding arbitration

The Tree Frog Forestry News
July 6, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

Production backlogs and supply chain disruptions beget calls for gov’t intervention, binding arbitration in BC port strike. In other Business news: Canada invests in biochar plant to be built in Quebec; Rex lumber fined for 2022 workplace fatality; and Sierra Pacific faces old-growth protesters. In Forest Product news: the tallest wooden wind turbine tower comes to Sweden; and tall wood commercial structures make news in Vancouver and London.

In Forestry/Wildfire news: a BC Forest Practices Board report says changes are required to reduce fire risk; BC’s Wildfire Service expects drought conditions to get worse; Nelson’s wildland urban interface still needs attention; the US Forest Service invests to reduce Utah’s wildfire risk, and El Niño plus climate change means record-breaking US heat. 

Finally, the mysterious disease killing Arkansas pine trees may finally be resolved.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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