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Prepare your trees for summer storm season

Preparing for summer storms is not always easy as the weather can be unpredictable. Cleanup from summer storms can also equate to increased overtime, so it is important that grounds professionals be as proactive as possible when it comes to weather changes and preparation....

source: By Jeannea Jones
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The Forest Products Society (FPS) has issued a call for papers for its 72nd International Convention (IC), June 11-14, 2018, at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin. The annual IC is the premier event for forest products industry...

source: FPS

Forests give us shade, quiet and one of the harder challenges in the fight against climate change. Even as we humans count on forests to soak up a good share of the carbon dioxide we produce, we are threatening their ability to do so. The climate change we are hastening...

source: Bloomberg

Logging in roadless areas, restrictions on mountain biking and the appropriateness of mixing fire mitigation with trail development highlighted objections to a proposed forestry project south and west of Helena. On Tuesday,...

source: Independent Record

More than a dozen U.S. and European companies have been importing timber from a Brazilian logging firm whose owner is implicated in one of the most brutal Amazonian massacres in recent memory, according to a Greenpeace Brazil investigation.

source: The Guardian

Sawmills and pulpmills in the US Northwest have been struggling to build log inventories for the winter season because of the unusually long fire season this year, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.

source: Wood Resources International LLC

Increased costs and problems taking beetle-killed trees from the forest make them less valuable for commercial uses the longer they stand, a report released Wednesday by the University of Montana found. The study, authored by UM's Bureau...

source: Missoula Current


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