Wildfires exploded in Montana and California as the US House of Representatives approved a bill to help the West respond. In related news: a California forest fire kills two; the NY Times on why the West has so many fires; the BC Wildfire Service faces retention issues; and wildfire updates from BC and California. Meanwhile: Canada’s boreal is changing but hope is not lost; and Montana researchers prepare for the Mountain Pine Beetle’s arrival.
In Business news: JD Irving secures approval to build a water treatment facility; Louisiana Pacific completes sale of its Engineered Wood Products business; Interfor announces a share offer bid; Mosaic Forest Management reaches agreement with ATV riders; and Boise Cascade and Packaging Corp. of America report positive Q2, 2022 results.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor