Recent curtailments by West Fraser, Hampton Lumber, Terrace Bay Pulp and Catalyst Crofton dominate today’s news. In other Business news: SustainAgro abandons PEI—looks to Thunder Bay for biomass fuel plant; Huber Engineering acquires more forests in Maine; US inflation ticks up as mortgage rate cuts for the US and Canada are tempered.
In other news: can the whitebark pine be saved; the ‘Grinch storm’ pummelled Maine’s loggers; forest management is shown to improve forest health and reduce wildfire risks in Idaho and California; and wood/mass timber highlights courtesy of Vancouver, Seattle, Springfield and London.
Finally, TLA panel to focus on forest advocacy as a means to a positive end.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor