Tree Frog Forestry News

Forestry asset funds are on the rise due to climate change

The Tree Frog Forestry News
April 30, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

Asset managers are raising more funds to invest in the forestry sector due to worries over climate change. In other Business news: Canadian lumber exports to Japan are down 25% in Q1; Resolute’s sales are also down in Q1; global wood pellets shipments are up 21% in 2018; a private forest landowners study shows Wisconsin industry on the upswing; and layoffs at Domtar’s Espanola plant are good news for some. 

In Forestry news: the downside of cutting Ontario’s Tree Program, and Forests Ontario’s response; and more on the public’s response to BC caribou recovery plans in Vanderhoof and Revelstoke. Elsewhere: the brick exterior industry is leveraging past wildfires to say brick is better; and paper towels vs hand dryers makes for a long read in the Guardian. 

Finally, how mill workers could become pot growers in Burns Lake.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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