The business activity index of the construction industry was 60.2%, increase 3.7 percentage points from the previous month.
UPM has set a target to increase the amount of deadwood in its commercial forests from the current level of about 5 m3 per hectare to 10 m3 per hectare. In UPM's protected areas and commercial forests where a specific nature management target has been set, the deadwood target is 20 m3 per hectare.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service announced more than $37 million in investments to improve vital recreation infrastructure located on national forests and grasslands.
The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) announced the recipients of its 2022 grants. The projects funded this year will help conserve more than 3,000 acres and protect ecologically sensitive bottomland hardwood forests in the Virginia-North Carolina coastal plains.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced the successful completion of the previously announced merger of CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. with PotlatchDeltic in an all-stock transaction, creating a leading integrated timber REIT. All closing conditions have been met.
The Pacheedaht First Nation and Teal Jones adopt framework to facilitate dialogue, identify joint economic opportunities, and implement world class stewardship planning.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Metsä Fibre and 3M, with the help of Earthworm Foundation, continue their close collaboration in responsible wood sourcing. This year the partnership concentrates on the Kainuu region, Finland.
A new forest supervisor now leads the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee. Mike Wright began his official duties in the role August 15, after serving in an acting capacity since April.
Acadian Timber Corp. provided an update on its ongoing carbon credit project.
Short-term employment opportunities on northern Vancouver Island have kept forest workers affected by changes in the sector employed under the government’s Forest Employment Program (FEP).
Karin Dernegård is the new Mill Manager for Södra Cell Mönsterås. She will take up the role on 1 September 2022.
Through British Columbia province's investment of $25 million, the Forest Enhancement Society of BC has funded 22 new community projects, including four in the Cariboo Region. This includes work to reduce wildfire risk, while enhancing wildlife habitat, reduce greenhouse gas emissions from slash pile burning, and suppo...
Collins announces new President & CEO Tom Insko to succeed President & CEO, Eric Schooler.
Collins Timber Company LLC completed an acquisition 58,000 acres of forestland from Shasta Forests Timberlands LLC and its affiliates.
Mosaic Forest Management names Rob Gough as its President and CEO, effective September 1, 2022. He succeeds President and CEO Jeff Zweig, who is leaving the company effective August 31, 2022.
In the first half of 2022, Precious Woods' sales growth was 15.2% over the same period of the previous year, and EBIT fell by Euro 0.7 million. This result reflects the difficult economic environment and substantial corresponding cost increases.
A new forest supervisor now leads the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee, USA. Mike Wright began his official duties in the role August 15, after serving in an acting capacity since April
Shane Berg has been named British Columbia’s 18th chief forester and the assistant deputy minister for the Office of the Chief Forester. This is following Berg’s service as deputy chief forester for the previous five years.
The legislation passed by Congress will create two new funds to help farmers. One, worth $2.2 billion, will provide financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and forest owners facing discrimination before 2021. The other provides $3.1 billion to the Department of Agriculture to make payments for loans or loans modific...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $5.5 million in grants for conservation projects on 11 forests from Alaska to North Carolina. Nearly $500,000 was awarded to the creation of Little Pisgah Labs Community Forest near the Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina.