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May 16, 2024

Hot history: Tree rings show that last northern summer was the warmest since year 1

The broiling summer of 2023 was the hottest in the Northern Hemisphere in more than 2,000 years, a new study found.

by CTV News, May 14, 2024
photo by Charlie Riedel / The Associated Press

May 16, 2024

La Niña is coming, raising the chances of a dangerous Atlantic hurricane season – an atmospheric scientist explains this climate phenomenon

by Pedro DiNezio, The Conversation, May 9, 2024

May 7, 2024

Canada cultivates climate solutions with financial incentive for sustainable forest management

Environment and Climate Change Canada continues to support sustainable forest practices with the third federal offset protocol for use under Canada's Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System—Improved Forest Management on Private Land.

May 2, 2024

Nova Scotia and Finland boost forest sector collaboration

Minister of Cyber Security and Digital Solutions of Nova Scotia Colton LeBlanc and Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland Sari Essayah signed the joint action plan on forestry on April 26. Photo courtesy Government of Finland.

April 27, 2024 by Finnish Government

May 2, 2024

Free to Grow in Forestry Certification Program

The FTG Certification Program is a series of online training modules designed to provide members of the forest sector with the tools, strategies, and insights needed to navigate the complexities of fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their workplace.

by The FTG Team Apr 25, 2024

May 2, 2024

Adam Dick is new Director of Strategic Operations at the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre

The Canadian Wood Fibre Centre is happy to announce that our new Director of Strategic Operations is Adam Dick. Adam is a forester with an undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of New Brunswick. From 2007 to 2012, he was the Coordinator of the New Brunswick Growth and Yield Unit, a collaborative position between government and industry. From 2012 to 2018, he worked for the New Brunswick Department of Energy and Resource Development. In this position, he led the modernizing of the provincial forest inventory system. Since joining the CWFC in 2018, Adam is a valued member of the CWFC team and was instrumental in advancing many files including initiatives on Enhanced Forest Inventory and digitalization of the forest value- chain. He works out of the Atlantic Forestry Centre in Fredericton.

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April 17, 2024

As wildfire season starts, N.B. ready to take firefighting to 'whole new level'

People have to be vigilant, officials say a year after large fire in Charlotte County

by Sam Farley, CBC News, Apr 17, 2024

April 16, 2024

Prevention measures encouraged as new wildfire season begins

April 10, 2024

Marketing Board district meetings happening

The seven NB Forest Products Marketing Boards are in the process of holding their annual district meetings. Check with your local board for dates and times.

You can find a list of the boards and links to their websites on the Resources tab above.

April 10, 2024

West Fraser ceased the use of glyphosate in BC

West Fraser (WF), one of Canada’s largest forestry companies, has announced not only are they not using glyphosate any longer, they actually halted its use in B.C. in 2019, and all other herbicides too.

April 9, 2024

Public Notice, Town of Hampton

Draft bylaw updates impacting owners of portable and stationary sawmills

April 3, 2024

New England Study Calls for Dramatic Increase in Sustainable Forestry

Report reveals stark imbalance in wood production and consumption even as public pressure to halt harvesting grows

By Caitlin Littlefield and Basil Waugh, University of Vermont, March 28, 2024

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