Early signs point to another bad wildfire season

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 28, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The 2024 wildfire season has started and BC experts warn it’s likely to be another bad one. In related news: NASA quantifies how fire and drought effects the US West; Washington State is set to start prescribed burning; a NCASI webinar on fire ecology and forest resilience in Pacific Northwest; and Europe prepares for a challenging fire season of their own.

In Business news: the Baltimore bridge collapse impacts include lumber and pulpwood; the Financial Times opines on the DS Smith suitors; Canada’s forestry unions’ proposal to save BC’s forest industry; New England calls for more sustainable forestry; Conifex reports Q4, 2023 loss; and Belarus evades EU sanctions on imported timber. 

Finally, the Frogs are off for Easter, back Monday for the start of WildFire Resilience and Awareness Week [a Tree Frog News week-long feature in partnership with the Western Canada SFI Implementation Committee].

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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