The US Forest Service announced 14 new projects in support of wildfire mitigation and forest resilience. In Company news: BC unions seek court order related to cyberattack on Paper Excellence’s payroll system; PRT acquires Alberta’s Woodmere Nursery; Sappi’s Somerset, Maine investments sustain operations; Boise Cascade reports positive Q4; and Adams Lumber pleads guilty to tax fraud in Virginia.
In Forestry/Climate news: Canada mum on rejoining environmental timber trade regulation group; BC cities seek to divert building demotion waste; and the EU Emissions Plan is causing carbon prices to surge.
Finally, SFI community grants and BC First Nations Forestry Council scholarships are open for applications, and MNP supports Alberta’s Business of Distinction Awards.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor