Maple trees lining the streets in several Missoula neighborhoods will be removed in phases and replaced with new trees in the coming weeks, just as the city looks to bring more trees to other parts of town.
Deep in the woods, the whine of chain saws pierced the fall air, and Steve Garcia shouted a warning to fellow loggers as a 40-foot pitch pine crashed to the ground.
It is vital to remove the infested ash trees as soon as possible to ensure public safety.
An Indonesian delegation consisting of government officials, activists and corporate leaders visited Seoul last week to ask for Korean firms and timber importers to join their efforts to fight illegal logging.
The insects continue to spread across the region and are now well established in East Gwillimbury and Georgina.
Stacks of packing boxes cover empty desks and sticky notes color dozens of doors in the old federal building in downtown Missoula as the U.S. Forest Service Region 1 undergoes a major shrinkage.
The death of the driver of a loaded logging truck November 7th near Chetwynd, is the eleventh direct harvesting fatality this year.
In 2012, multinationals bought 67 percent of forestry offsets, backing overall market growth of nine percent, with a near-record $216 million spent on 28 million tonnes of avoided carbon emissions
German authorities have seized two batches of illegal timber from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The phenomenon, which is thought to be natural, enables people to bounce upon a patch of earth, but scientists are struggling to explain why the ground is behaving as it is.
Love is in the air for the mountain pine beetle, but it may not lead to a happy ending. Scientists have begun to use the insect’s pheromones against them in an effort to curb the spread of the invasive species in jack pines.
A forest industry gathering in Quebec on Nov. 21-22 provided the venue for the federal government to announce both new and old funding initiatives for the pulp and paper sector.
City, Dane County and state officials voiced dismay the half-inch-long beetle was found in the Warner Park area but were confident the city had a sound plan to deal with it.
FP Innovations, the Pointe-Claire-based national research group, quickly endorsed the Parti Québécois government’s $430 million forest products industry aid program.
No swords were pulled at the table where the Whitefish Range Partnership found a way to let loggers, wilderness advocates, snowmobilers, mountain bikers, river rafters and cabin owners share 300,000 acres of the Flathead National Forest.
How we cut Southern Appalachian forests could help cut the greenhouse gases that are fueling dramatic climate changes worldwide.
Minnesota’s effort to reward private forest owners with cash benefits for practicing sustainable forestry is poorly managed and may not be effective, the independent Legislative Auditor’s Office says.
Those who follow @GlobeStcom on Twitter and @GlobeStLIVE may have seen a post teasing the announcement, but GlobeSt.com has learned that in what is said to be one of the largest single land purchases by a state in the Pacific Northwest, American Forest Holdings LLC recently sold 51,000 acres of timberland to the state of Washington for $97 million.
The ice storm earlier this year wreaked havoc on many trees across the city.
The digital maps are part of USDA’s work toward reaching President Obama’s initiative to create a paperless government that also provides the American public with better, more accessible information.