Extinguishing remote wildfires key to slowing climate change

The Tree Frog Forestry News
October 5, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

A US report says extinguishing some remote boreal wildfires could drastically lower carbon emissions. In related news: new research on US at-risk old-growth forests; can scientists save California’s forests; and the Sierra Club takes BC to court over climate law. In other news: Truck LoggerBC on BC’s stumpage formula and tenure valuation challenges; BC Forest Minister’s response to the BBC/Drax story; and an Oregon judge blocks timber sale over spotted owl concerns.

In other news: Roseburg faces another lawsuit over mill fire; Pixelle to restart Ohio paper machine; sawmill curtailments keep lumber prices flat; and consumer confidence in Canada nears record low. 

Finally, the University of Maine honours its forest alumni, and Gorman Group pays tribute to a family matriarch.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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