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ALMOST 12,000 native trees have now been planted above a busy mid Wales road by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as part of the Bont Evans Tree Works and Stabilisation project (BETWS).
This follows a major tree felling project in 2019 which saw the removal of large, unstable conifers from a steep bank above the A487, north of Machynlleth.
Barry, Wales — LIGNIA Wood Company, a global manufacturer of modified timber products for the construction industry recently signed on with Hardwoods Specialty Products. All LIGNIA distribution partners, including National Wood Products, Thompson Mahogany, East Teak Fine Hardwoods, and now Hardwoods Specialty Products will stock LIGNIA, LIGNIA Fire, and in some cases LIGNIA Yacht.
Andrew Johnson, owner of A&K Timber Company, estimates 50 to 60 percent of his company’s cutting on Vancouver Island is done on steep slopes today.
When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory famously replied, “Because it’s there.” At the time, no one had reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world. To Mallory and other mountaineers, its very existence posed a challenge to be gloriously overcome.
Clear-cutting old-growth forests to produce wood pellets to replace fossil fuels in electricity generation would release more carbon into the atmosphere than it would save “for many decades,” according to a new scientific study.