Although Northern Pulp has not said how it will finance its proposed reopening, electioneering in Nova Scotia suggests they can’t count on the province. In related news: Alberta signs historic forest management agreement; Weyerhaeuser’s timberland sale supports Hampton’s Darrington sawmill; and a European investment house acquires Australian forestland.
In Forestry/Wildfire news:
- Climate change expected to bring longer wildfire seasons, larger area burned
- BC’s rare inland rainforest at risk of collapse, international scientists warn
- Scientists fear for wildlife in Ontario’s boreal as wildfires get more intense
- Heat, dry summers main cause of tree death in Colorado’s subalpine forests
- Removal of barred owls slows decline of spotted owls in Pacific Northwest
- Good wildfire news? Evidence from the Bootleg Fire supports thinning forests
Finally, Paul Quinn’s forest product thoughts ahead of Q2 earnings.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor