Columnists

FOREST INK: Challenges of producing current forestry news

Jim Hilton has come to appreciate the work involved providing current and interesting articles

  • Sep 15, 2020

FOREST INK: Learning through hard work

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about the different ways people learn

  • Sep 9, 2020

FOREST INK: Controlling knapweed one plant at a time

This weed has a very characteristic and showy pink flower

  • Aug 29, 2020

FOREST INK: Controlling knapweed by hand pulling

This weed has a very characteristic and showy pink flower

  • Aug 26, 2020

FOREST INK: B.C. Interior alpine provides three distinct zones

From Williams Lake to Tatla lake on Highway 20 you encounter a number of ecological zones

  • Aug 23, 2020

FOREST INK: Woodlot landings provide research opportunities

Carl Hennig has had a woodlot in the Esler area on the…

  • Aug 15, 2020
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RANCH MUSINGS: What is a rancher doing writing about pigs in the middle of haying?

Simple, it rained last evening enough so will have to let the hay dry (again).

DOWN TO EARTH: Shades of uncertainty

Head online to find easy do-it-yourself instructions to your own reusable masks and ear savers

  • Aug 6, 2020

FOREST INK: Private forest land improvement ideas shared

I was recently invited to see some examples of forest stand improvement projects

  • Aug 6, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

FOREST INK: Methods to maximize the use of forest residual material

Production of biochar can be raked into the soil for restoration of compacted soils

  • Jul 31, 2020

DOWN TO EARTH: Do I have to still save water with all this rain?

By Jenny Howell A big part of my day to day job…

  • Jul 19, 2020

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

RANCH MUSINGS: When the sun shines, kids and calves

It is not easy to witness the birth of a calf especially in a herd on a spacious pasture

  • Jul 12, 2020

FOREST INK: Using observations until detailed results are available

Reliable test results often includes thousands of subjects and many years of observations.

  • Jul 11, 2020

BBBSQ going ahead with activities, fundraisers for Quesnel community

The last few months have seen a lot of changes at BBBSQ as we adapt to the ‘new normal’

  • Jul 10, 2020

This and that for seniors: play phone magic now for real

My smartphone … yes, I do have one, is way smarter than me

  • Jul 9, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

FOREST INK: Microgrids in developing countries have many positive features

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about his experiences with “off the grid” power systems

  • Jul 4, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Boys, bears and a brave girl

There is not much choice with the closure of schools and reduction of social contact

  • Jun 28, 2020