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Viridis Energy announces New Merchants Supply Agreement

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2015 / Viridis Energy Inc. ("Company") (TSXV:VRD) (OTC:VRDSF), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Viridis Merchants Inc., (VMI) an aggregation ...

5 Mar 2015, 7:41 am | click here to view more

Wood Resources International LLC: Sawlog Prices Fell Throughout Much of North America During the 3Q/14 Because of ...

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sawlog prices were generally lower in the 3Q/14 than in the same quarter in 2013 in most of the major log-consuming regions of the US and Canada, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR). A noticeable decrease in log exports from Western US and lower production in the sawmilling sector resulted in declining prices for domestically consumed Douglas-fir ...

4 Mar 2015, 10:06 am | click here to view more

Some of West’s Best Trails Accessible by Ferry Boat

Visiting the San Juan Islands got a whole lot easier in January. Washington State Ferries now lets you make a reservation for the ferry you want to catch.

29 Mar 2015, 1:20 am | click here to view more

B.C. conservation area expands, helping dozens of at-risk species

VANCOUVER - There's nowhere else in Canada like the sage steppes of British Columbia's southern Interior. The vast area is home to as many as 50 at-risk species and now a big patch of that is being protected by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The conservancy's purchase of 130 hectares of

26 Mar 2015, 5:38 pm | click here to view more

US Rep. says timber county payment extension in the works

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said Tuesday that home Speaker John Boehner has agreed to include a two-year extension of subsidies to Oregon timber counties in a bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way doctors are paid by Medicare. The Oregon Republican said the agreement made good ...

24 Mar 2015, 3:59 pm | click here to view more

11 Bowen Island, Canada

Most Brits who emigrate to Canada settle on the west coast, in or around Vancouver, because the climate is so mild. It rarely drops below freezing; winters may be rainy, but the resulting greenery is dazzling.

21 Mar 2015, 5:45 pm | click here to view more

Don’t mask clearcut for the logging it really is | Letter

As a forester with more than 40 years of education and experience in the field, it infuriated me to read the article in the Whidbey Examiner of March 11, “Acres Clear clip as Part of Regrowth.”

20 Mar 2015, 3:36 am | click here to view more

Oregon State University study provides new insight into forest life cycles and carbon storage

A century-long study in the Oregon Cascades may cause scientists to revise the textbook on how forests grow and die, accumulate biomass and store carbon. In a new analysis of forest succession in three Douglas-fir stands in the Willamette National Forest, two Oregon State University scientists report that biomass â a measure of tree volume â has been steadily accumulating for 150 years. In the ...

18 Mar 2015, 6:57 am | click here to view more

Windstorm hits Williams Lake area Saturday

Wind gusts of up to 69 kilometres an hour hit the Cariboo Saturday, downing trees and leaving thousands of people without power.

16 Mar 2015, 4:26 pm | click here to view more

A BC Megadrought? We've Had Them Before (in Opinion)

What the 'xerothermic' age tells us about a drier future.

11 Mar 2015, 1:28 am | click here to view more