forestry

Quesnel student wins 2020 COFI forestry scholarship

Joseph Frisby earned $1,500 towards his studies at the College of New Caledonia

 

No reported COVID-19 transmission in B.C.’s tree planting spring/summer effort

With the fall season winding up mid-October, it is hoped that trend will continue

 

Lumber hitting record-high prices as supply lags behind demand

B.C.’s forest industry hasn’t been able to keep pace with the COVID-19 building boom

 

March to protect old growth, stop industrial logging coming to B.C. Legislature

Organizers say they want to give frontline communities a bigger say in nearby logging

New Quesnel-area community forest process moving forward

Cariboo Regional District directors heard an update at their Sept. 11 meeting

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

B.C. suspends some old-growth logging, consults communities

‘Deferral areas’ total 3,350 square km of forest

FOREST INK: Learning through hard work

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about the different ways people learn

  • Sep 9, 2020

B.C. forest industry celebrates lumber trade ruling against U.S.

World Trade Organization rejects softwood subsidy claim

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

Protesters showcase massive old yellow cedar as Port Renfrew area forest blockade continues

9.5-foot-wide yellow cedar measured by Ancient Forest Alliance campaigners in Fairy Creek watershed

STANDING TALL: Forestry workers meet the challenges, remain hopeful

A look at the forest sector in B.C. – and those hoping for the best – amid mill curtailments

  • Aug 13, 2020

STANDING TALL: ‘Forced retirement’ a reality for sawmill employees

A look at the forest sector in B.C. – and those hoping for the best – amid mill curtailments

  • Aug 12, 2020

STANDING TALL: For some, B.C.’s forest industry is the best office in the world

A look at the forest sector in B.C. – and those hoping for the best – amid mill curtailments

  • Aug 11, 2020

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

Forests minister Doug Donaldson doesn’t support ‘moratorium’

Deal on table for C&C Wood Products in Quesnel

The matter will be heard in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday, July 29

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

Smoke visible from pile burning near Quesnel

The BC Wildfire Service will assist by burning these piles

  • Jul 18, 2020

Several Quesnel area governments work toward forming community forest agreement

At the June 24 meeting, participants shared their visions and aspirations for a CFA

  • Jul 14, 2020