Along the Black River in North Carolina, bald cypress trees have been quietly growing for millennia. Quite literally so: Scientists recently found trees over 2,000 years old - including one that is at least 2,624 years old.
Congratulations to Darrin Carter Logging Limited, of Amherst, N.S., on being named 2019 Outstanding Logging Contractor of the Year. Justin, Darrin, and Cody Carter were presented with the award by Peter Robichaud, executive director of the Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF), at the group’s recent spring meeting in Moncton, N.B. This gathering of the Atlantic provinces’ forest industry was an important milestone, marking the CWF’s 100th anniversary. (See “A century of leadership” in the March issue of AFR.) ... See MoreSee Less