New Venture Provides Institutions Opportunity to Co-Invest with Plum Creek Directly in Timberland Portfolio Institutional Investors Contribute Cash, Plum Creek to Contribute and Sell Southern Timberland to Venture Valued at $2,150 Per Acre Silver Creek Capital Management to Act as…
UPM's FSC® group certification scheme for private forest owners in Finland has passed a milestone of 100,000 hectares of certified forest. Since 2012, UPM has offered an FSC forest certification service to private forest owners. UPM's FSC group certificate (FSC®…
Finnish MHG Systems’ mobile and internet cloud service www.woodlandmanager.com was launched last week at the Confor Woodland Show at Longleat Estate UK. This real-time planning and management tool brings efficiency and productivity gains directly to forest owners’ and managers’ mobile…
The national forest agencies of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique has signed a historic declaration to jointly combat illegal timber trade in Eastern and Southern Africa, taking a significant step towards addressing this growing driver of forest loss. “WWF…
Thursday, 10 September 2015 10:39

Not clearing but logging

The upcoming Global Forest Resources Assessment – FRA2015 – slated for release on Monday will no doubt reconfirm what many of us have seen with our own eyes: devastating deforestation in the tropics over the past 25 years. Looking forward,…
As the uncertainty of the global economy continues to influence the forest products industry, 2015 has proven to be a noteworthy year in terms of industry change. No other US region with significant forest resources has experienced this pace of…
RusForest AB (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces plans to develop harvesting operations in its Ust-Ilimsk forest lease areas. The Company has been reviewing the best options for its Ust-Ilimsk…
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:25

Welcome to Forest Romania 16-18 September

Forest Romania will be the first dedicated professional forestry fair in Romania, a forestry country with sizeable forest resources and an extensive forest industry. The fair is being held by two of the world’s leading organizers of forestry & agricultural…
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:19

‘Early warning system’ for tree health

Citizen science and new technology are being combined in the fight against tree disease as part of Observatree, a new project aimed at helping protect the UK’s trees, woods and forests from harmful pests and diseases – existing or new.…
Monday, 10 August 2015 09:12

Success for Södra´s non-toxic saplings

Södra is continuing to invest in non-toxic saplings. During the first half of the year, 28 million saplings were sold, half of which featured mechanical plant protection, meaning they were entirely free from toxins. For the full-year 2015, Södra forecasts…
A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification. The Profitability and Sustainability in…
The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations. These important rules set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in…
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