Weekly Reads | Feb. 24, 2020

  • Delta cites “forestry” as a primary mechanism for carbon removal in its $1 billion committment to become first carbon neutral airline. Read more →
     
  • Tom Martin, CEO of the American Forest Foundation, published an opinion piece in The Hill, stressing that “caring for our existing trees is just as important as planting new ones”. Read more →
     
  • The Georgia Tree Farm Program, Georgia Project Learning Tree, The Langdale Company and others, recently conducted a “Wheels to Woods” field trip with Pine Grove Elementary School’s 4th Grade Classes. Read more →
     
  • In an effort to improve forest health educational efforts, publications, and delivery systems, a team of researchers from The University of Illinois, University of Kentucky, and Clemson University are conducting a survey of forest landowners. Click here to take the five minute survey →
     
  • Research from Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and School of Architecture finds that wood buildings can help to combat climate change. Read more →
     
  • Wood (specifically lignin, a material that comes from wood) could be the new petroleum, according to Belgian university KU Leuven. Read more →
     
  • Has the wooden skyscraper revolution finally arrived? Read more →

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