Tree Frog Forestry News

Hurricane Florence forces Canfor, Domtar and others to close temporarily

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 14, 2018
Category: Today's Takeaway

Hurricane Florence forced Canfor and Domtar to close temporarily as strong winds and a deluge of rain hit the Carolina coast. In other Business news: the cost of construction inputs fell in August but the trend won’t continue; a bipartisan group of senators calls for the resumption of softwood lumber talks; and New Hampshire’s lawmakers override their governor to sustain a subsidy for six biomass plants.

In other  news: Nova Scotia is still weighing changes from the Lahey report; BC mayors seek incentives to reduce forest fuels; active fire-fuel management is touted in Washington state; Oregon seeks to become a US mass timber hub; and the BC Community Forest Association releases its 2018 annual report.

Finally; how wood is cool for school [design] and wooden airports from a bygone era [Russia].

–Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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