B.C. delays increase to log export restrictions in COVID-19 crisis

Market slump frustrates NDP plan to revive mill employment


B.C.’s logging industry pleads for certainty as push away from old-growth continues

Truck Loggers Association wants to run their business without worrying about changing goalposts


Status of C&C Wood Products focus of discussion at Quesnel city council meeting

Mayor Bob Simpson said he hopes a formal statement can be issued soon surrounding its future

Canfor announces permanent closure of Isle Pierre Mill

The company also announced curtailments at their pulp mills in Prince George.

Forestry Ink: News of softwood lumber agreement lost amid COVID crisis

Columnist Jim Hilton shares information about the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement

  • May 15, 2020

Forestry Ink: Some good news during the COVID-19 lockdown

Columnist Jim Hilton shares interesting information about making biochar

  • May 10, 2020

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for small B.C. town

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

Forestry Ink: Many wood gas options from residuals or positive aspects of wood gas production

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about using wood material as a fuel source

  • Apr 30, 2020

B.C.’s backroad bridges being built better, forest watchdog says

Investigation finds fewer unsafe culverts and crossings

B.C. tree planting season ramping up with COVID-19 measures in place

Every year about 5,000 tree planters from B.C. and other areas travel to the province

‘It’s job No. 1 right now’: B.C.’s Harmac Pacific providing pulp for critical medical supplies

Bryan Reid Sr. of Williams Lake said they received a call of thanks from Canada’s Chrystia Freeland

Sinclar Group curtailing all sawmill operations temporarily

Nechako Lumber, Apollo Forest Products and Lakeland Mills to be curtailed for three weeks starting April 5.

Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19

Forestry giant set to reduce production by 60 per cent for at least two weeks.

Forestry Ink: Quesnel working on forest diversity

Columnist Jim Hilton highlights Quesnel’s Foresry Innovation Centre

  • Mar 22, 2020

Forestry Ink: Public encouraged to review the community wildfire protection plan

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about Williams Lake’s plan

  • Mar 8, 2020

Quesnel businesses encouraged to fill out forestry survey

The Chamber of Commerce wants to hear about the impacts of the forestry crisis

Importance of FireSmarting your home highlighted at Quesnel open house

The City of Quesnel hosted an open house at its Forestry Innovation Centre on Feb. 29

Stories of sexual assault at B.C. tree planting camps ‘shocking but not surprising:’ advocate

Contractors’ association is working with trainers to create respectful culture