News

YWPA Comments on Mackintosh Creek Timber Harvest Plan

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Download Project 2015-0065 Mackintosh East THP Letter To YESAB (PDF) 
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2015 AGM

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Download Yukon Wood Products Annual General Meeting Minutes (PDF) 
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Yukon Forest Industry Workshop

Posted Saturday, January 17, 2015

A free workshop covering bio-mass opportunities, supply chain (stump to dump), feedstock manufacture, and available equipment.  Also, information on small scale lumber production, anatomy of wood and how to air dry lumber & logs for firewood. 
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Exploration Missions

Posted Saturday, November 29, 2014

This fall our association supported and participated in two exploratory trips to look at biomass and the economic potential for our industry. One trip was to Oregon to observe innovative small scale forest organizations, and the other to Europe to study the biomass heating market. There was much learned by the participants that can be discussed and integrated into our Yukon operations. Please take the time to review the following reports:   
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Whitehorse/Southern Lakes FRMP Meetings

Posted Thursday, May 15, 2014

There are a number of Forest Resource Management Plan Meetings scheduled in the region.  An FRMP when completed is about 70% of a Land Use Plan in so far as the land use designations provide clear directions where forests can be used for timber extraction.  Forest industry input and involvement is an essential part of the process and our engagement will lead to a plan that provides opportunities for economic development in the planning area. 
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