Monthly Archives: August 2017
The use of wood waste from forest harvesting or wood processing can have a greater value than its use for bio-energy as outlined in Logging residue-opportunities lost. Washington State University has developed a new technology for the use of lignin (a by product of wood processing and bio-chemical digestion technologies) for use in car manufacturing https://tinyurl.com/ya49amdb. Other research is on-going in … Continue reading
Posted August 27, 2017, by hfhc.
Bill Tieleman’s opinion https://tinyurl.com/ybmdau8h is neglect in wildfire protection due to low investment by BC Liberals was a major factor in the current wildfire situation. Whether you agree with the analysis or not, it is clear we need to invest in the forest relative to a number of issues previously identified in HFHC documents as part of long-term forest stewardship. … Continue reading
Posted August 16, 2017, by hfhc.
The Federation of BC Woodlot Associations has a new short video on the value to students of a forest field trip Video “A Walk in the Woods” Teachers are encouraged to take a look. There are numerous opportunities for field trips across BC both in rural and urban communities. National Forest Week-BC Coalition https://www.bcnfw.ca/ is a good place to start if … Continue reading
Posted August 13, 2017, by hfhc.
UBC research shows BC foresters are including climate change into reforestation decision-making in “change & changes in silvicultural practices,” Julie Sheppard https://tinyurl.com/ybusrkbx
Posted August 7, 2017, by hfhc.
The Corewood Sawmill in Houston (Tahtsa Group) https://tinyurl.com/y78klznu champions a cluster partnership with forest companies to fully utilize available wood fibre and boost the local economy. This is consistent with the recommendations in Logging residue-opportunities lost Well Done!
Posted August 3, 2017, by hfhc.