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New U.S. ambassador to Canada's riches tied to coal business

The American government has just appointed Kelly Knight Craft as the new U.S. ambassador to Canada. Craft is a republican donor and philanthropist. Her family's fortune is tied to a massive American coal company.

J.D. Irving wins conservation award for 68 forest research projects

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced Thursday that J.D. Irving (JDI) is the 2017 winner of the SFI Leadership in Conservation Award.

Local governments recognized for leadership in wood design

Six local governments were recognized at the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Convention Wednesday in Vancouver for their leadership in the use of wood both architecturally and structurally in their community projects.

Timberland investment manager CEO receives SFI President's Award

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced the 2017 SFI President's Award at the SFI Annual Conference. Craig Blair, president and chief executive officer of Resource Management Service (RMS) LLC is this year's winner.

John Deere Forestry adds new forwarder to lineup

John Deere has announced the latest addition to its forwarder lineup, the 1910G Forwarder. The largest model in the John Deere forwarder line, the 1910G offers operators the power and efficiency needed to tackle tough jobs, even on difficult terrain.
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Finland, Estonia offer insights into faster wood processing

CFI tagged along for HewSaw's annual sawmill safari, which this year took North American participants to two top-producing mills in Estonia and four in Finland, including HewSaw's flagship mill, Metsä Wood Vilppula. » Read more...

Northern Ontario mill donates lumber for Hurricane Harvey relief

White River Forest Products is pleased to report that its donation of lumber has arrived in Houston to assist in the rebuilding of 111 Habitat for Humanity homes that were affected by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August. » Read more...

Canadian Woodlands Forum Fall Meeting

Oct. 4-5, 2017
Location: Woodstock, N.B.
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Naturallia Forum 2017

October 16-19, 2017
Location: Quebec, Canada
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Spark Conference

November 6-8, 2017
Location: Alberta, Canada
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