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John Brink, BC Rail settle decades-old dispute prior to court date

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 14, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

Prince George lumber manufacturer John Brink and BC Rail settled their decades-old dispute over the land Brink built his sawmill on. In other Business news: Wood Resources on the declining trade of softwood lumber in 2018; Nova Scotia’s Premier speaks to the Northern Pulp dispute; Georgia Pacific’s mill closure will ripple across Louisiana; 10 years after expropriation the Abitibi Consolidated’s mill site has yet to be cleared up; and Western Forest Products commits to noise reduction at its Duke Point mill.

In Forestry news, more on: BC efforts to preserve a newly-found old growth forest; the US gov’t shutdown impact on wildfire preparations; and the 2018 Farm Bill. Elsewhere, Health Canada says concern over glyphosate use in forest management is not scientifically supportable.

Finally, to be healthy, black bears need more than an all-you-can-eat salmon buffet.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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