Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) is pleased to announce the purchase of the operating assets of Balfour Lumber Company and Beadles Lumber Company.
In an economy that has been as unpredictable as the World Cup, a classic contender may become the reigning champion. Given current conditions in both the U.S. and overseas, the next 10 years could very well be the “decade of forestry.”
The Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to list the Northern Long-Eared bat (NLEB) as an endangered species protected under the Endangered Species Act.
On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) unveiled a proposed plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30% by 2030, when compared to 2005 emissions.
A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on aboriginal land could eventually have as severe an impact on North American lumber supply as the mountain pine beetle, RBC Capital Markets warned on Monday. The court’s unanimous decision on June 26 relates to a 30-year-plus land dispute between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and the British Columbia and Canadian
Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options.
The Georgia House of Representatives approved House Bill 790 on a 169-2 vote yesterday. This marks the first step to provide better recourse and recovery for owners of timberland in Georgia who are victims of timber theft and timber trespass.
As a result of a long history of misinformation from media coverage on the use of biomass, a coalition of national forestry organizations recently announced Biomass101.org, which serves as a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy. The initiative, jointly produced by the American Forest & Paper Association, American Wood Council, Forest Resources Association, and National Alliance
On Aug. 19, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announced open enrollment for farmers and forest landowners seeking financial assistance for growing new sources of biomass for energy or biobased products within designated projects areas. The funds are available from the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was reauthorized