The Mother Tree idea is everywhere — but is it real?

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 27, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The journal Nature explores the Mother Tree idea as some ecologists say its been oversold. In related news: the US Supreme Court declines a challenge to California-Oregon’s National Monument; ENGOs say US consumption of palm oil is linked to deforestation; an EU group exposé on biomass as a renewable energy; and the EU’s Nature Restoration plan is deadlocked.

In Business news: International Paper creates bidding war over DS Smith; Montana mill closures a symptom of broader challenges; the looming shortage of Canadian wooden utility poles; Quebec supports FPInnovation’s truck platooning effort; US wood pallet industry secures exemption from EU requirement; Canada may precede US on interest rate cuts; and US consumer confidence remains stable in March.

Finally, a conversation with BC Forest Industry Leaders is coming to COFI in April.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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