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Issue date: 
March 5th, 2011

B.C. may have trouble keeping up with the demand for their wood, due to low resources

British Columbia‘s forest sector has been cut back so severely in recent years that now that demand for their wood is surging, the companies are having a difficult time physically meeting the demand.

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March 2nd, 2011

Alberta’s forest products shipments went up 25% from 2009 to 2010

Total shipments of lumber, panelboard, pulp and paper manufactured by Alberta Forest Products Association-member companies for 2010 were up substantially over the previous year. Shipments increased from approximately $1.9 billion to $2.3 billion.

Sustainable Forest Management Plan for the Nicola Thompson Fraser Area of British Columbia

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February 18th, 2011

B.C. Forest Safety Ombudsman to review silviculture camps

A case involving what the provincial government called “unacceptable” treatment of 58 silvicultural workers will be examined by BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Roger Harris as part of a review of silviculture camp systems.

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February 19th, 2011

Annual cut in B.C’s Mid Coast timber area reduced by 23%

Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for the Mid Coast timber supply area in British Columbia will be decreased by 23% to 767,000 cubic metres.

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Feb. 3, 2011

Inadequate reforestation goes from bad to worse

British Columbia is blessed by nature with a vast, ecologically rich forest estate that also has been a source of sustained economic wealth for more than a century. But today there are troubling signs that the most important of natural assets is facing challenges never before seen.

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February 3rd, 2011

Join the Canadian Institute of Forestry

The Canadian Institute of Forestry has launched a membership drive to reach out to potential new members.

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February 5th, 2011

Port Alice Neucel speciality cellulose mill sold to Chinese textile firm

The Neucel Specialty Cellulose mill in Port Alice, British Columbia has been sold to Fulida Group Holdings Ltd. of China.

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Jan 24, 2011

Government of Canada Investing in Sustainable Forest Management Research in Quebec's Eastern Townships

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Jan 30th, 2011

Koch Industries: The 100-Million Ton Carbon Gorilla


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by Dr. Radut