The polar vortex brings travel warnings, dangerously cold weather to North America. In related news: what is the polar vortex; and look out for falling iguanas. In Business news: Canfor’s wood fibre challenge; Georgia Pacific’s capital projects; and Louisiana’s mill expansion. Elsewhere: Webcor Timber’s mass timber ventures; the Softwood Lumber Board’s Q3 highlights; and Timmy’s goodbye plastic, hello wood shift.
In Forestry news: FPAC says Canada practices climate smart forestry; ENGOs say SFI’s sustainability claims are ‘misleading‘; Parks Canada says beetle populations have plummeted; Oregon quarantines to slow the emerald ash borer spread; and Finland’s forests shift from sink to source.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor