Tree Frog Forestry News

Oregon failed to maximize timber harvests on state forests: jury

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 21, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

A jury has ruled that Oregon failed to maximize timber harvests on state forests, depriving rural counties of millions in past and future revenue. In other Business news: Lowe’s is closing 35 Canadian stores; and the lack of trucking alternatives will exacerbate the CN Rail strike. Companies in the news include: the Northern Pulp dilemma; Western’s strike impact; and Canfor’s privatization vote.

In Forestry news: the McGill Review says BC’s forestry slump is bad for the environment; the Suzuki foundation’s interactive map shows industry impact on caribou habitat; illegal logging threatens Melbourne’s drinking water; and Australian timber workers aren’t ready to stop logging native forests.

Finally, UK wood awards top prize goes to house made with cork bricks.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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