Injunction against Fairy Creek logging protests extended

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 23, 2022
Category: Breaking News

A BC judge has extended the injunction against old-growth logging protests in Fairy Creek but protesters declare ‘moral victory‘. In related news: nail spikes in Fairy Creek timber nearly killed Teal Jones’ sawyer. In other Business news: Canfor’s Taylor pulp mill restart is not expected until spring; a report on Drax’s contribution to the Canadian economy; an update on Weyerhaeuser’s strike; and the impact of the energy crisis on German paper producers. Meanwhile, after the US interest rate hike, lumber prices fall but housing starts remain ‘unhumbled’.

In Forestry/Climate news: Canada invests in Indigenous-led conservation; BC Community Forests partner to reduce wildfire risks; New Brunswick pulpwood royalties are questioned; US wildfires are threatening Colorado’s water supplies; Montana’s fuel-reduction work is working; and a spike in Amazon emissions is reported.

Finally, FPACNova Scotia and SAF recognize their ‘best and brightest’.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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