Earth Day 2024 celebrations link forests to climate action

The Tree Frog Forestry News
April 22, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

President Biden marked Earth Day 2024 with historic climate action. In related news: US Forest Service highlights forest products’ contribution;  BC’s Premier Eby emphasizes climate risks; and UBC features work by wildfire scientist Lori Daniels. In Forestry news: Washington state is partnering with Ukraine on forestry; a new report says BC Caribou benefit from predator reduction efforts; Suzanne Simard named to Time’s most influential list; and wildfire news from BC, Alberta, and Virginia.

In Business news: West Fraser completes sale of two pulp mills, while an effluent spill at its fibreboard plant is deemed safe; economists say natural resources remain central to BC’s well being; and Remi Lalonde is CN’s new chief commercial officer. Meanwhile: mass timber showcases courtesy of Ohio State University; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; New England housing; Microsoft’s Xbox; and Waugh Thistleton in the UK.

Finally, the rise and fall of civilizations through the lens of the forests that supported them.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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