forestry

Wood waste recovery a key focus for First Nation joint venture company

Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation Ltd. has received financial support from FESBC

 

What exactly is ‘old growth’ B.C. forest, and how much is protected?

Forests minister Doug Donaldson doesn’t support ‘moratorium’

 

Williams Lake woman appointed to Forest Practices Board

Invasive Species Council of BC executive director Gail Wallin will serve a three-year term

 

FOREST INK: Fertilization to make up timber shortfall

A single fertilizer treatment can add about 15 cubic metres of wood per hectare within 10 years

  • Jul 18, 2020

B.C. delays increase to log export restrictions in COVID-19 crisis

Market slump frustrates NDP plan to revive mill employment

Forest Practices Board investigates Woodjam watershed for sediment in streams

The 2018 investigation resulted in several recommendations, some already acted on

B.C.’s logging industry pleads for certainty as push away from old-growth continues

Truck Loggers Association wants to run their business without worrying about changing goalposts

Displaced Interior forestry workers access support programs

Hundreds have signed up for pension bridging said consultant Terry Tate

Canfor announces permanent closure of Isle Pierre Mill

The company also announced curtailments at their pulp mills in Prince George.

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for small B.C. town

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

B.C.’s backroad bridges being built better, forest watchdog says

Investigation finds fewer unsafe culverts and crossings

B.C. tree planting season ramping up with COVID-19 measures in place

Every year about 5,000 tree planters from B.C. and other areas travel to the province

FOREST INK: Stop mining phase of tar sands until sludge problem is solved

Main problem with the ponds is toxic chemicals such as ammonia, mercury, and naphthenic acids.

‘It’s job No. 1 right now’: B.C.’s Harmac Pacific providing pulp for critical medical supplies

Bryan Reid Sr. of Williams Lake said they received a call of thanks from Canada’s Chrystia Freeland

Sinclar Group curtailing all sawmill operations temporarily

Nechako Lumber, Apollo Forest Products and Lakeland Mills to be curtailed for three weeks starting April 5.

FOREST INK: Introduced species that haven’t become invasive

Have you heard of the African hippos in Colombia, South Africa?

  • Apr 1, 2020

COLUMN: Small scale logging contractors have to be versatile

There is logging activity in the Fox Mountain area with chip trucks heading into town

  • Mar 29, 2020

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE 2020: West Fraser Sawmill sawdust bin project helps utilize all fibre

West Fraser Sawmill in Williams Lake recently finished a project that separates out sawdust

  • Mar 22, 2020