US home builders expect ‘pivot to great growth’ in 2024

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 19, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The National Association of Home Builders’ CEO expects to pivot to an era of great growth in 2024. In related news: economists say rate cuts are not likely until June; remodeller sentiment is up; young adults are flying the coop; and Canada’s forestry GDP ticks up. In other Business news: Canada transfers land to Nunavut territory; an Ontario First Nations claim could cost billions; Canada invests in Kalesnikoff and Daizen Joinery; BC helps Downie Timber reduce its reliance on old-growth; and what’s next for ‘beset’ Enviva.

In Forestry/Climate news: an ENGO report pans Canada’s logging sector; US researchers say old forests are critical for slowing climate change; a study on restoring western US dry forests; and an EU report on British Columbia’s 2023 wildfire GHGs. Meanwhile: Heidi Brock on AF&PA’s Sustainability Awards; and Andrew De Vires succeeds JP Martell at the Canadian Forest Owners organization.

Finally, winterizing nursery seedlings to protect them from extreme cold.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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