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July 4, 2023

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has published the draft Improved Forest Management on Private Land federal offset protocol for a 60-day public comment period

They are seeking public input on the draft protocol in order to help inform the preparation of the final protocol.

August 14, 2023

Forestry Hall of Fame Member Peter deMarsh

Woodlot champion Peter deMarsh continues to receive honours posthumously for his outstanding achievements and prominence in forestry. Recently, deMarsh was elected into the New Brunswick Hall of Fame to recognize his major contributions to forestry. Visiting New Brunswick this summer? The Hall of Fame is located in the Woodmen’s Museum in Boiestown, New Brunswick.

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July 4, 2023

Increase in Crown land available for maple syrup industry

an additional 5,000 hectares of forested Crown land available for leasing over the next five years.

​News release from Natural Resources and Energy Development

July 4, 2023

Opinion: A federal fleet of water bombers could help control forest fires

by Globe and Mail, June 16

August 2, 2023

Response to Statement of Public Interest Regulation under the Community Planning Act

The New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners, the voice of private woodlot owners in New Brunswick, would like to offer the following comments on the proposed regulation Statement of Public Interest Regulation under the Community Planning Act.

The statement of public interest for natural resources is extremely vague and does not offer any assurance or direction to ...

July 5, 2023

Response to the Timber Royalty Adjustment Regulation – Private Woodlot
Sustainability Act

The provincial government recently posted a draft update regarding the Timber Royalty Adjustment Regulation, under the Private Woodlot Sustainability Act. The draft was open for public comment and the NBFWO submitted a response.

July 27, 2023

The Canadian Forest Owners submission commenting on the National Biodiversity Strategy

"On behalf of Canadian Forest Owners (CFO), we would like to propose the following comments on the 2023 Canadian Biodiversity Strategy using the series of questions in the document Toward a 2030 Biodiversity Strategy for Canada: Halting and reversing nature loss."

July 21, 2023

The staff and Board of the NBFWO would like to send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Pam Folkins who passed away this week

Pam was a member of the Federation, a past Manager at the SNB Forest Products Marketing Board, and was with the SNB Wood Co-operative for 47 years. We all had great respect for Pam. She was intelligent, resilient, and had a smile that made you feel welcome.

The private woodlot sector has lost a great champion and friend. Rest in peace Pam. We will miss you.

August 23, 2023

Canada to mount new challenge to U.S. softwood lumber duties

by TJ News, August 22, 2023​
picture by Brunswick News Archives

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August 23, 2023

Canada to seek judicial review of latest U.S. decision on softwood lumber duties

​by CBC News, August 22, 2023

August 18, 2023

From oak wilt to jumping worms: A look at the invasive species threatening Canada

published by Global News, July 9, 2023
picture by Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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