The curtailment announcement by Ontario’s Terrace Bay pulp mill caught the community and Steelworkers Union by surprise. In related news: Port Hawkesbury Paper’s wind farm project gets underway; Russ Taylor opines on what China’s housing slump means for BC lumber; an update on BC funding for value-added wood manufacturers; and 2024 economic updates for the US, Canada and the Eurozone.
In Forestry/Climate news: 2024 is shaping up as a wildfire repeat-season for Canada and Alberta; the USDA awards $1 million for a forestry initiative in Hanford, California; a conservation group is buying rights in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest; Massachusetts ends its tree cutting pause; and Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry receives a forest education award.
Finally, why the voluntary carbon market is worth salvaging.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor