The solution to Canada’s housing crisis is found in the forest

The Tree Frog Forestry News
April 15, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The solution to Canada’s housing crisis can be found in the forest—so said Don Iveson at the COFI conference last week, but also Kapuskasing mayor David Plourde in Ontario. In related news: Premier Eby’s two-pronged fibre strategy for BC includes value-added manufacturing; Skeena Sawmill’s bankruptcy status remains unresolved; Oregon mill closures point to common challenges; and Sappi shifts the focus of its Maine paper mill. 

In Forestry/Wildfire news: Canada shares outlook on wildfire season, as Senate committee is encouraged to study the growing challenge; Montana’s fire challenge includes a forest health crisis; and Arizona looks to get ahead with prescribed burns. Meanwhile: mass timber showcases from British Columbia; Paris; Brussels, and Sweden.

Finally, Friday’s slideshow from COFI and a new postage stamp for endangered frogs.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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