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New wood products plant in Minnesota will create jobs, could help climate

Aug 9, 2021
The facility would have ancillary benefits for loggers and truckers, and its building materials would keep carbon locked up, expert says.
The timber industry around the town of Cohasset could see an economic boom thanks to the planned construction of a new mill.
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When you can see the forest for the healthcare

Jan 12, 2016
Two pilot programs in Oregon are experimenting with carbon markets.

Family-owned forest land may soon change hands

Jan 11, 2016
Much of U.S. forests are owned by private families, many of whom are senior citizens.

Mega-wildfires spark costly decisions

Jun 4, 2012
Southwest forest fires are getting bigger and more costly, which means officials have to decide which blazes they can afford to fight.

The newest Boy Scout merit badge: Clearcutting and development

Feb 10, 2009
(Photo credit: Seattle Post-Intelligencer/Gilbert W. Arias) The Company Line(s): "The Boy Scouts were green before it was cool be to be green."...