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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2014 AGM

Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Annual General Meeting was held on April 12, 2014 in Whitehorse.  There was a record turnout, and the association's membership is growing.  Highlights included the election of the Board of Directors, a presentation on Integrated Biomass Inc, and updates from the Forest Management Branch.  There was much input on where we will be focusing our efforts in the coming year, and committees were formed to assist with some of these directions.  Read the AGM minutes for more information:  2014 AGM Minutes    
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