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B.C. amends forest management regulations, adds transparency requirements

Under the new regulations, licensees will publish forest operations maps, including proposed cutblocks and roads, and make them available to public feedback.

SLB generated 439 MMBF of incremental demand in Q1: report

The SLB recently published its 2023 Q1 Report, detailing the SLB and its funded programs’ outstanding results across all centres of excellence.

Aboriginal Alert partners with Alberta Forest Products Association

Aboriginal Alert, an Indigenous-led non-profit that seeks to help find missing Indigenous people, is partnering with any organization that can assist it in expanding their reach.

FSC Canada releases 2022 annual report

The organization highlights the important work undertaken to help ensure resilient forests across the country.

Increased demand rises some lumber prices slightly: Madison’s

In the week ending June 16, 2023, the price of Western S-P-F 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$390 mfbm, said forest products industry price guide newsletter Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

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Full circle: Q&A with Western Forest Products CEO Steven Hofer

Steven Hofer is steering Western Forest Products into a new era of forestry where in companies carefully consider the full climate solution of their products, long-term land stewardship, and inclusive partnerships. Read Maria Church's latest Forestry Leaders Q&A. » Read More...

Climate change is making trees bigger, but also weaker: Researchers

"As global temperatures rise, trees in colder areas are benefiting from an extended growing season. A longer growing season results in thicker growth rings and, as a result, higher overall wood production." Forest ecologists Roberto Silvestro and Sergio Rossi examine the most recent scientific studies to try to map the future of our forests. » Read More...

West Fraser releases 2022 sustainability report with new social performance strategy

The report provides a comprehensive disclosure on topics such as climate action, sustainable forestry and environmental performance as well as a newly developed social performance strategy. » Read More...

Log trade in the Baltic Sea region has declined: WRI

The most significant change in trade flow in Europe over the past few years has been the dramatic decline in log imports to the Nordic countries from Russia since the country invaded Ukraine in early 2022. » Read More...

JoeScan adds 2 new engineers to team

The sawmill scanning experts at JoeScan are once again expanding their team with two new engineers added to their roster. » Read More...

New U.S. home sales jump in May: NAHB

A lack of existing inventory coupled with solid consumer demand helped to boost new U.S. home sales in May to their highest level since February 2022. » Read More...


Spotlight: Aly Brooks

Aly Brooks is a second-year forest technology student from NAIT. She digs into her passion for being outdoors, which drove her decision to join NAIT's forestry course. » Read More...


2023 Northern Hardwood Conference 

August 1, 2023 | Fredericton, N.B. »

Forest Engineering Conference

September 20, 2023 | Florence, Italy »