Misery continues in lumber & panel markets, but all is not lost

The Tree Frog Forestry News
July 5, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Misery continues in lumber and panel markets but logs, pulp & paper and containerboard are faring better. In other Business news: Port Alberni Mayor speaks out on San Group allegations; Irving showcases proposed pulp mill expansion; and Canada’s Natural Resources Minister says more carbon capture projects are on the way. Meanwhile, and on a sad note, Wayne Trusty, Athena Institute’s co-founder and LCA (life cycle assessment) trail-blazer, died on June 21 at the age of 82.

In Forestry/Climate news: the Spruce budworm is trending up in Ontario; a UBC professor says climate change isn’t the only driver of BC’s drought; Maryland celebrates FSC and SFI recertification; and a NY Times feature on the Haida people and Haidi Gwaii in BC.

Finally, the unconventional journey of a Timbers victory log, from sapling to celebration.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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