New Brunswick Indigenous title claim called ‘an attack on industry’

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

In court, Acadian Timber calls the landmark Indigenous title claim in New Brunswick ‘an attack on industry”. In other Business news: Kruger temporarily suspends production at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper; AHF Products acquires two Allegheny Wood Product mills; and more on Home Depot’s SRS mega-deal. Meanwhile: Interfor’s education partnership with Northern College; and Jim Stanford on building a high-value forest sector in BC.

In Wildfire news: a report on how Alberta’s fires impacted forests and caribou; a study on the ignition source that destroyed BC Interior homes; Thompson Rivers University launched a new wildfire training centre; Montana earmarks millions to reduce its fire threat; Minnesota unveils a website with evacuation plans; and Arizona prepares crews for its fire season. Meanwhile: Oregon activists block old-growth logging; and an Australian forester opines on the decline of native forest harvesting.

Finally, for Wildfire Week—a new centre to advance wildfire research (University of BC), and software that tracks progress and treatment areas (Phoenix Connect).

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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