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Issue date: 
July 23rd, 2012

Is aggressive salvage logging in B.C. causing the crash of the moose populations?

The Vancouver Sun is reporting that the salvage logging (Kalamitätsnutzung) of the beetle-killed pine forests in British Columbia is being blamed for moose populations in the interior crashing by up to 70%.

Issue date: 
July 12th, 2012

More about the Ontario Wood program

Last year, Ontario unveiled a new “Ontario Wood” program to promote Ontario grown wood to consumers.

Issue date: 
July 6th, 2012

Opinion-Editorial from British Columbia’s Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Ensuring a sustainable timber supply, with the right mix of tree species, is a top priority for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.

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July 5th, 2012

Nova Scotia providing $1 million fund for building and maintaining private woodlot roads

The province of Nova Scotia is making $1 million available so private woodlot owners, including those in Queens County and the South Shore, can access more of their forest land.

The provincial fund is helping woodlot owners build and maintain woodlot roads.

Issue date: 
June 26th, 2012

British Columbia makes regulatory changes to provide access to logging slash to bioenergy producers

British Columbia‘s Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced today regulatory changes that provide access to logging slash and wood waste fibre needed by bioenergy producers and manufacturers of wood pellets and other bio-

Issue date: 
June 21st, 2012

PPWC takes stance against BC’s proposal to log protected areas

The Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada (PPWC) union has come out against British Columbia’s proposal to open up protected areas to logging.

Issue date: 
June 22, 2012

Wood demonstration project openings and events in BC

The B.C.

Issue date: 
June 12, 2012

British Columbia’s Special Committee on Timber Supply consultation schedule

The British Columbia Special Committee on Timber Supply has announced its plans for conducting community and provincial consultations.

Issue date: 
June 13, 2012

B.C. Forest Minister reappoints 4 Forest Practices Board members

British Columbia Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has announced the reappointment of four board members to the Forest Practices Board for terms of two years each.

The appointees are:

Issue date: 
May 25th, 2012

Devon Lumber in Fredericton has wood chips piled 2 storeys high and no buyers

Harry Gill, president of Devon Lumber Company in Fredericton, New Brunswick, said he has no market for his wood chips now that so many pulp mills are shut down in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine, and Quebec.


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