Parks Canada releases Mountain Pine Beetle plan

On August 15, Parks Canada released its mountain pine beetle management plan for Jasper National Park. The plan includes several strategies to slow the eastward spread of the beetle, including using prescribed burns, cutting down individual/multiple trees and using harvesting equipment to eliminate larger patches of infected forest.

Source: Parks releases Mountain Pine Beetle plan – Jasper’s source for news, sports, arts, culture, and more | The Fitzhugh

Report details Canada’s advanced biofuel, wood pellet markets

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on the Canadian renewable fuel industry, which reviews the country’s renewable fuel mandates/policy and progress toward meeting them, as well as biofuel and wood pellet market development, imports and exports.

Source: Report details Canada’s advanced biofuel, wood pellet markets | Biomassmagazine.com