Month: March 2022

A Colorado House panel advanced legislation on Thursday to support the timber, forest health and wildfire mitigation industries through internship programs and a tax credit. If enacted, House Bill 1166 would cover half the costs of employing interns and offer tax credits for purchasing equipment and vehicles used in these industries. The House Energy and
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce the Support Kids Not Red Tape Act to extend the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) school meal flexibilities from June 30, 2022 to September 30, 2023. These flexibilities have been crucial to feeding children throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With 90% of
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Contributed File Photo: Members of a state prison wildland fire crew work on a previous fire. More than 100 inmates became members of the state’s first Arizona Healthy Forest Initiative crew after graduating from their training Wednesday. PHOENIX – More than 100 Arizona inmates are graduated Wednesday after having completed training to become members of the first
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Find this information useful? YubaNet is powered by your subscription The California Department of Forest and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is pleased to announce the availability of the Forest Management Handbook for Small-Parcel Landowners in the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade Range. Family-owned forest lands make up about 20 percent, which is approximately 7 million
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Getty Images For most Americans, the surging cost of living is weighing heavily on their wallets. “Wage growth has failed to match the dizzying pace of rising prices, which the Federal Reserve has effectively identified as ‘monetary policy enemy No. 1,'” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.com. After the Fed raised interest rates for the
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Dakin-Flathers, the manufacturer of Ripper37 sawmill blades, has unveiled plans to expand their existing state-of-the-art facility by over 7,500 m2 covering three floors at its current premises in West Yorkshire, England. Due for completion in early 2023, the Featherstone site will allow Dakin-Flathers to service its customers, in over 100 countries globally, more effectively. The
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The recent stock market rally faltered today as investors weighed economic and geopolitical risks from further Russian sanctions. In New York, the Dow Jones fell 65.38 to 35,228.81, the S&P 500 dropped 29.15 to 4,602.45 and the Nasdaq Composite gave up 177.36 to 14,442.27. Canada’s main stock index edged lower but held near record highs
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Ecosystems in various parts of the world are impacted by global environmental change. Forests are important terrestrial ecosystems where evidence is mounting of cascading effects from anthropogenic-induced climate change, with far implications for the water and carbon (C) cycles, as well as societal services. Image Credit: Lillac/Shutterstock.com Large-scale assessments including the whole distribution range of major
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