Evacuations and wild weather swings have California on edge

By The Tree Frog Forestry News

Evacuations announced as California braces for a ‘parade of cyclones‘ and weather-swings uproot trees. In related news: what are atmospheric rivers? In other Business news: Skeena Sawmills to curtail operations in Terrace, BC; Anthony Timberlands pauses sawmill in Malvern Arkansas; Canada’s bank regulator weighs mortgage constraints, as high interest rates push lumber prices down and recession-risk up.

In other news: BC encouraged to scrap its stumpage system; Montana group sues to halt logging in grizzly habitat; the USDA appoints four to serve on the Softwood Lumber Board; and honors for Florida’s retiring state forester and Weyerhaeuser’s Jeff Grogan.

Finally, the first mass timber boutique hotel in North America wins award in Austin, Texas.