ZOOM IN - way in - from the macro view of B.C.’s vast forests, right down to the micro level where researchers are looking into genes that could lead to improved forest health, productivity and economic opportunities. Source: Heather Amos, University of British Columbia
Chatham-based Canadian Biofuel is generating a lot of heat on the foreign market.
The Ontario company has signed a five-year $36 million contract with Italy’s Green Dot Biomass Energy Company Inc. to export wood pellets. Source: Mayerthorpe Freelancer
The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Forester of the Year Award for 2012 was presented to Mr Brett Gilmore, a Registered Forester from Napier at the Institute’s annual conference in Christchurch last week. Source: Timberbiz
The forestry industry plays a key role in building and supporting rural and regional communities through its business activities and by sponsoring local community events and activities. Source: Timberbiz
New figures from Wood Resources Quarterly show that China’s wood imports have increased hugely over the past ten years – which is great news for those investing in sustainable forestry, claims Forestry Research Associates (FRA). Source: Timberbiz