Members and affiliates of FPInnovations’ Forest Operations and Wood Products programs recently had the opportunity to attend several online presentations related to reducing carbon emissions:

When incorporating climate change into your next forest operations plan, the Climate Vulnerability Forest Management (CVFM) tool may be a useful resource. The CVFM tool shows the historical and projected trends for climate indicators identified to be most related to climate events that impact forest operations.

In March 2017, the Québec Ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts (MRNF) and Ministère de l’Économie, de l’Innovation et de l’Énergie (MEIE) launched the SM2 Initiative (also known as Smart Manufacturing 2.0), a program aimed to address structural competitiveness issues for Eastern Canadian sawmills and to promote the emergence of a new paradigm for increased diversification of new products and applications based on smart and agile technologies.

View the list of FPInnovations’ most recent reports, publications, and recordings, as well as other items recently made available through the research library. Click on any title for more information.

Research Information Sharing and Feedback (RISF) activities are offered to FPInnovations’ members to highlight results and solutions from recent research projects.

Research Information Sharing and Feedback (RISF) activities are offered to FPInnovations’ members to highlight results and solutions from recent research projects.

One of the challenges that the forest managers are facing is the lack of precision inventory tools at the operational level. Forest managers do not currently have the tools to efficiently and accurately measure dispersed residues and forest regeneration.

The price of diesel fuel has risen dramatically in the last few months. As a result, FPInnovations has received numerous inquiries from its members regarding the fuel surcharges they pay their contractors.

With an increased focus and need to reduce Canada’s GHG emissions, identifying and implementing viable options for shifting to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and low-emission vehicles (LEV) in the forest industry have been of increasing interest.

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