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Issue date: 
August 25th, 2011

New school in Fredericton to be heated with wood pellets

A new school being constructed in Fredericton, New Brunswick will be the first in the province to be heated with wood pellets.

The school will be equipped with a wood pellet fired hot water boiler.

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Aug. 26, 2011

Nexterra Biomass System at UNBC confirmed as one of the cleanest in North America


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August 17, 2011

Forestry sector lays the roots for a future in bioproducts

When they look at a forest, most people see a source of paper, cardboard and lumber. But jet fuel?

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August 17th, 2011

Grassy Narrows First Nation win legal battle that may end clearcut logging in their Territory

The Grassy Narrows First Nation (Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek) won a major victory yesterday in their more than decade long battle to stop clearcut logging in Grassy Narrows’ traditional territory in Northwestern Ontario.

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August 17, 2011

Burns Lake Community forest fined for visual quality objectives infraction

What is valued and significant and what is not?

The interpretation of scenic vistas in the local area is highly subjective and difficult to interpret say two local forest industry representatives.

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August 12th, 2011

The Money Tree

Dirk Brinkman has been selling trees since 1970, before carbon had anything to do with it.

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August 12, 2011

New Report Shows B.C. Lagging Behind in Creating Sustainable Forestry Jobs

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling out B.C.'s forest industry for lagging behind developing sustainable jobs.  A new report says the province risks losing further ground on the processed wood market if efforts are not made to both renew our forests and create more long-term jo

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August 11th, 2011

Nova Scotia’s long awaited Natural Resources Strategy to be released next week

Nova Scotia is finally going to release its new Natural Resources Strategy next week.

Issue date: 
August 12th, 2011

China imports of BC lumber jump 97%

According to the latest import statistics from China Customs, Canadian lumber shipments to China (almost all from B.C.) increased by a whopping 97% in the first six months of 2011 over the same period in 2010.

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August 5th, 2011

DuPont volunteers to suspend sales of its herbicide Imprelis®

DuPont Chemical produces a herbicide, called Imprelis®, that was developed by its scientists to be “a post-emergent broadleaf weed control product that provides turf professionals with an innovative solution to control a wide spectrum of broadleaf weeds.”


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