Month: April 2022

SPRINGVILLE, Tulare County — Dust kicked up from a fire-scarred forest floor as a dozen men shouldered bags of bright green seedlings they hoped would give rise to the largest trees in the world — an ascent the workers will not live to see. The crew, trudging on a recent morning through the Mountain Home
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British Columbia’s premier says the only way the provincial forest industry will grow is through partnerships with First Nations and companies. In the keynote address to the BC Council of Forest Industries conference, John Horgan told delegates co-operation between industry, government, First Nations, workers and communities is vital to sustain employment and profitability. His statements
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An urban forest is taking shape in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood. Residents and students from Milwaukee Math and Science Academy on Friday dug holes, hauled mulch and watered 10 newly planted tree saplings on a long vacant city-owned lot on the northwest corner of 45th and Center streets.   The hope is the budding new forest can bring new life to Sherman
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The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a $1.1 billion verdict against the state for how it manages forests, ruling that the state wasn’t obligated to maximize logging and profits. Linn County sued the state and the Oregon Forestry Department in 2016, accusing the state of shortchanging 14 rural counties that transferred management of
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U.S. stock declines accelerated into the close on Friday as the major equity indexes ended a volatile month lower. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite each sank. The S&P 500 ended Friday’s session lower by 3.6%, and dropped about 8.8% for April to post its worst monthly performance since March 2020.
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Iowa’s D.C. delegation joined together this week to give bipartisan support for more sanctions against Russia and aid for Ukraine as the war continues to devastate the eastern European country. Iowa lawmakers also addressed issues related to school transgender policy, inflation’s toll on small business, cattle pricing, telehealth and more. Bipartisan legislation would seize Russian
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Lifestylevisuals | E+ | Getty Images Adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback. With interest rates surging, more buyers are turning to ARMs, which offer lower initial rates than fixed-rate loans. However, after a certain period, the rate on the ARM adjusts to reflect current market conditions. “You have double the number of borrowers out there
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West Fraser Timber (TSX:WFG)(NYSE:WFG) is a Vancouver-based, diversified wood products company that is engaged in manufacturing, selling, marketing, and distributing lumber, engineered wood products, and others. Shares of West Fraser ran into major turbulence in the beginning of April. However, it has since performed better following its earnings release. Today, I want to discuss why
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Screenshot courtesy of the Town of Bracebridge via Facebook Live The Town of Bracebridge made history on April 28 by breaking ground on the Muskoka Lumber Community Centre (MLCC). This state-of-the-art community centre will serve residents for generations to come and contribute to a healthy, vibrant and thriving community. The accessible, approximately 113,640 square foot
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Beacon has acquired Wichita Falls Builders Wholesale. HERNDON, Va. — Beacon has acquired Wichita Falls Builders Wholesale, Inc., a distributor of complementary residential exterior building supplies, including windows, doors and siding to contractors, homebuilders and retail customers. Builders Wholesale has a three-decade history serving customers in greater Wichita Falls, Texas. “The Builders Wholesale team is
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