Oregon protects endangered species by limiting logging

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 11, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Oregon narrowly approved a habitat plan that protects endangered species by limiting logging. In related news: unions call for action to save BC’s forest sector; mill closures have South Carolina loggers facing collapse; Vermont loggers look for relief due to wet weather; and Godfrey Forest Products is building an OSB plant in Jay, Maine. In Forest Product news: UK softwood imports are up; Clemson University breaks ground on a mass timber structure; and the Paris Olympics’ architectural icon is a wood showcase.

In Forestry/Wildfire news: lessons from a new study on Canada’s 2023 wildfire season; Ontario firefighters question their preparedness; wildfire smoke workshops teach Albertans about health impacts; Calgary is preparing for an early wildfire season; Maine looks to employ more controlled burns; and Arizona will reduce fire risk with thinned buffer zones.

Finally, bioplastics—a sustainable solution or distraction from plastic crisis?

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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