Drax announced an agreement to acquire another BC pellet plant — the Princeton Standard Pellet Corporation. In related news: inflation cools BC lumber giants’ profits; Idaho’s industry is making billions in sales; BID to deliver on Canfor’s new Alabama mill; and Western Forest Products, Cascades and Sappi report positive Q2, 2022 results.
In other news: an interview with Nordic Structures David Croteau; David Elstone opines on the ‘jobs/m3 harvested‘ metric; researchers study zombie fires and the changing forests in Canada’s north; and West Virginia seeks to restore its red spruce forests. In wildfire news: evacuation alerts and controlled burns are employed in BC ski resort fire; a California’s fire leaves Klamath River in ashes; Oregon fires double in size; and an old ammunition dump explosion causes havoc in a Berlin city forest.
Finally, guitars made from ‘sinkers‘ recovered from the bottom of Lake Michigan.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor