Standing timber

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced more than $2.6 million in grants to restore, enhance and protect the sensitive forest, wetland and aquatic habitats in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. This is the third slate of grants awarded through this program, and the grants will generate $2.3 milli...

JSC “Latvia's State Forests” (LVM) completed works in Vanema Forest District in LVM North Kurzeme region, Latvia, renewing the forest drainage system in an area of 216 hectares. It is planned to restore nine forest drainage systems in 2020 in an area of 3853 ha in North Kurzeme region.

The next international leading trade fair for forestry and forest technology will take place from July 20 to 23, 2022 in Munich, Germany. Personal meetings with members of the Advisory Board and the analysis of the exhibitor survey showed that the majority within the industry welcome a shortened trade fair.

The first folding truck in Brazil starts operating at Klabin’s planted forests in Paraná, Brazil. The folding truck is a semi-trailer designed specifically for loading wooden logs, which shrinks the second trailer, folding it on top of the first. The truck’s length shrinks from 19 meters to 15 meters, which brings seve...

As part of its annual reforestation efforts in 2020, Ilim Group will plant trees in an area covering 55,000 ha in the Irkutsk and Arkhangelsk regions, Russia, using over 6.5 million seedlings and 4 tons of pine and spruce tree seeds.

With improved market conditions, Mosaic Forest Management is resuming operations with the priority being on a safe return to normal levels of operations with due consideration to provincial health guidelines related to COVID-19.

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. announced that its Triple T joint venture has amended its wood supply agreement with Georgia-Pacific WFS LLC intended to achieve market-based pricing on timber sales. CatchMark invests in 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands through Triple T and acts as the general partner of t...

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and Snam have started a collaboration to develop and implement projects to reduce and absorb CO2 emissions through actions of reforestation and creation of green spaces within Italy. The goal is to plant 3 million new trees by 2030.

JSC Ilim Group elected Clay Randall Ellis, IP senior vice president, Enterprise Operational Excellence, and James Price Royalty Jr, senior vice president and president of IP EMEA, to the Board of Directors.

Tigercat engineering recently completed the drive-to-tree feller buncher line-up with the release of the 718G. One of the last Tigercat machines to receive a Tigercat FPT Tier 4 engine, it was a challenge to package the additional after treatment componentry required for Tier 4 compliance, while still retaining the nim...

The Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry.

The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, through its WestRock Foundation, has committed to supporting family forest owners addressing climate change by investing in the development of the Family Forest Carbon Program, a new program crea...

SCA is setting aside trial sites in the Sörgraninge conservation park for continuous cover forestry (CCF). The trial sites are part of a collaboration between SCA and the Swedish Forest Agency and will be used for training and follow-up to provide more knowledge of CCF methods.

Stora Enso's drone research used a drone and a multispectral camera to detect insect damages in Finnish forests. The image interpretation application was able to identify trees where spruce bark beetles nestled. The new forest health data can be used for example to plan forest management, timely silvicultural work and ...

New Forests Asia (Singapore) Pte Ltd announces its newly attained Capital Markets Services (CMS) Licence, bolstering its capabilities as a Singapore-based fund manager. The CMS Licence enables New Forests Asia to conduct funds management for accredited or institutional investment clients.

The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå as new President and CEO. She will take office this year and thereby replace CFO Peter Karlsson, who has been Interim President since 20 February 2020.