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First Nations Group says Canfor timber transfer a “non starter, unless…”

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 13, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

A BC First Nations group says the proposed Canfor/Interfor timber transfer is a “non-starter, unless and until the Simpcw have a meaningful role in forest management”. Other lumber views include: the aim of the layoffs (Tom Fletcher); no quick fix (Gordon Hoekstra); Bill 22’s driver (Keith Baldrey); the need for re-training (Derrick Penner); and the trickle-down community impact (Dylana Milobar).

In other news: Trump and Trudeau to talk NAFTA-2 and softwood next week; the pros, cons and critic’s of Trump’s proposed forest management changes; a forester’s view on BC’s salad die-off; loggers protest Oregon’s cap-and-trade bill; and REDD+’s role in tropical forests.

Finally, Alberta researchers transform pulp waste into oil-patch odour eater.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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