Category Archives: Private Woodlots

Company managing 220 private woodlots in NS concerned about exports to USA

“A Nova Scotia company that manages 220 private woodlots in the province is worried about an announcement that the U.S. Lumber Coalition is considering levying new duties on Canadian softwood lumber shipments… Ed MacDonell, the manager of Conform Limited, based … Continue reading

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Dale Prest: Open Up NS Cap & Trade to accommodate forest carbon capture

Dale Prest has highlighted a key change needed in Nova Scotia’s recently announced plan to adopt Cap and Trade: “Prest says the province needs to implement the right cap-and-trade system, one that openly trades with markets in Ontario, Quebec and … Continue reading

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Softwood lumber trade on the block again

“The last softwood lumber deal expired Oct. 12, 2015. The subsequent one-year litigation standstill period ended at midnight. Now the American lumber industry could file a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce as early as Thursday morning” [that apparently … Continue reading

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More options for the private woodlot owners – and our forests

An article in the CH today highlights a new Nova Scotian business called Woodscamp, which offers “an online marketplace for landowners and loggers” Co-owner Allistair Jarvis comments: “One of the things that characterizes those exchanges [between a private woodlot owner … Continue reading

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