Tree Frog Forestry News

Ontario releases draft forest sector strategy

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 4, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

The Ontario government released its long awaited draft strategy on the future of the forest sector. In other Business news: softwood lumber prices stabilize; Japan housing starts fall; WTO’s dispute body is coming to an abrupt halt; and logging contractors and local businesses feel the pinch as WFP strike drags on.

With COP25 underway in Spain—stories on greener ways to heat your home, liquid fuels from forest residues; and under-reported deforestation from Canadian logging roads. Elsewhere: should humans intervene to save the spotted owl; Europe’s bark beetle explosion; and BC assists Australian fire fighters.

Finally, holiday gift advice from bird-friendly coffee to forest-saving chocolate.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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