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Seeing The Forest For The Future: The Forest Sector’s Commitment to Sustainability
In the Globe and Mail, Kari Stuart-Smith, manager of biodiversity and wildlife for forest products company Canfor Corporation and Tony Rotherham, a retired forester, speak to the role Canadians foresters are playing in securing our forests for generations to come through sustainable forestry.
Hear How We’re Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests
On the Construction Record podcast, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) CEO Derek Nighbor explains what sustainable forest management is, and the potential of the sector to reduce waste, cut emissions, and keep our forests as forests forever.
Forestry Doc Cuts Through Misconceptions
FPAC President & CEO Derek Nighbor joins the ConstructConnect podcast to discuss the role of Canadian foresters – working with nature to maximize the carbon-storing potential of our most renewable resource through conservation and sustainable forest management.
Montreal Economic Institute highlights the role forestry can play in growing a circular economy
Our forests have a decisive role to play in our collective fight against climate change. A recent publication from the Montreal Economic Institute highlights how a healthy forest sector can help secure a more sustainable future.
Building More Sustainable Communities in Canada
Communities across Canada are realizing the incredible potential of mass-timber construction. When we build tall with wood, we not only reduce carbon pollution during construction by up to 45%, but because carbon stays stored in wood products like lumber, tall wood buildings continue to serve as a carbon store long after the wood used in their construction has left the forest.
From Zero Waste to Net Zero, Canada’s Forests Are Critical to a Cleaner, Greener Future
Canada’s sustainably-managed forests and the carbon-storing wood products they provide are key to supporting Canada’s transition to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 - meeting conservation targets and creating the quality green jobs of tomorrow at the same time. Media are invited to join Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) for a virtual tour of a sustainable managed forest area followed by a live Q&A session with Derek Nighbor, FPAC’s President and CEO, and Étienne Bélanger, FPAC’s Director of Forestry.
Yes, We Can Grow 1 Trillion Trees to Help Fight Climate Change
By Jad Daley & Marc Benioff – There’s a nature-based solution to the planetary emergency that is climate change: trees. Here in Canada, we’re leading the world in sustainable forest management, paving a way towards a net-zero future and keepings forests as forests forever.
Canada can embrace forestry’s powerful climate change solutions
By Steve Colombo, PhD - Realizing the role that Canada’s forests play in mitigating climate change by capturing carbon in both our forests and wood products is crucial to a national emissions reduction strategy. (From Winnipeg Free Press)
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