Tree Frog Forestry News

US lawmakers look to trees as fossil fuel-friendly climate fix

The Tree Frog Forestry News
February 13, 2020
Category: Today's Takeaway

US lawmakers’ tree planting legislation—as a carbon fixing/storage solution for climate change—faces opposition from conservative groups. In related news: the UK leads fight against illegal logging and deforestation; and climate warming disrupts tree masting, the process by which trees vary the amount of seeds they produce.

In other news: FPAC voices concern as Wet’suwet’en protests block railways; WFP workers  may be back on the job next week; and Northern Pulp has plans to reopen its mill, as Nova Scotia adds to its forestry transition fund. Elsewhere, congrats to Fritz Mason (Timber Processing Person of the Year) and Cheryl Power (ABCFP Distinguished Professional Forester).

Finally, Chatelaine Magazine on the greenest way to wipe your butt! 

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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