Natural Resources Canada releases State of Canada’s Forests report

By Tamar Atik
Canadian Forest Industries
October 30, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada

Natural Resources Canada has released its 2017 State of Canada’s Forests report. This latest edition delves into forest fires by examining the Fort McMurray fire, and explaining why Canada’s forests need fires. There is also a focus on the bioeconomy of Canada’s forest sector, and a look at Canada’s timber forest products. …The largest portion of the 2017 report assesses sustainability indicators such as whether timber is being harvested sustainably, how disturbances like forest diseases and insects shape Canada’s forests, how Canadians benefit from forests through employment, and how the forest industry in turn benefits Canada’s economy.

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