US announces $145M for climate resiliance and forest health

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 18, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The US Dept of Agriculture announced $145M for climate resilience and forest health… with $20M going to the US Endowment for underserved landowners, and half to projects throughout the US South. In related news: a new report says the US could triple its biomass production; Oregon’s wildfire funding legislation fails to pass; BC’s old-growth is under renewed scrutiny again—as the logging and forest hydrology debate continues; Australians protest native forest logging in Tasmania; and FSC certification faces a major challenge in Estonia.

In Business news: Nova Scotia grants an environmental assessment extension to Northern Pulp; Newfoundland & Labrador to support Corner Brook Pulp & Paper mill; Enviva’s bankruptcy could affect existing and planned mills in the US South; Timberlab plans to build a CLT mill in Oregon; and more on the Pyramid mill closure in Montana.

Finally, from sawmills to sports teams: The rise of Amar Doman’s business empire.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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