Amongst the busy world of emails, updates, press releases and alerts, there is quality industry news which helps keeps us informed on trends, events, opinions and thought leadership.

We’ve run through the best sources of information within the industry so you’re able to stay up to date without it eating into your valuable time.

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1: Tree Frog Forestry News

Type: E-mail Newsletter

Frequency: Daily

Country: Canada, US

Overview: Daily articles on industry news sent to your inbox. Includes macroeconomics and wider industry views from various unbiased press releases. Articles are also available on their website: https://treefrogcreative.ca/news/

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://treefrogcreative.ca/news/subscribe/

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2: ForestNET

Type: Magazine publishers – TimberWest & Sawmilling Journal

Frequency: Weekly

Country: North America

Overview: Logging stories, product reviews and news from the loggers on the ground. Covers a range of external impacts on the industry from technology, regulation and environmental aspects.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://forestnet.com/

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3: Canadian Forest Industries

Type: Various media including newsletters, website articles and rich media

Frequency: Daily

Country: Canada

Overview: CFI covers wider industry, policy and market news including the timber and milling sectors across the Canadian market. Wood Business also has a CFI podcast available to listen to, videos, webinars and an E-newsletter.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://www.woodbusiness.ca/

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4: Forest Economic Advisors LLC

Type: Wood market news

Frequency: Daily

Country: Covers United States of America, Canada, and NZ

Overview: Forest Economic Advisers covers all the latest news and findings from research impacting the economics of the forestry industry. Their website extensively covers a range of publications, data research and studies linked to the industry.

Cost: Free e-newsletter – (paid publications)

Where to sign up: https://getfea.com/news

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5: Spar Tree Group - A View from the stump

Type: High-level forestry news

Frequency: Bi-monthly

Country: Canada

Overview: Timely and thoughtful analysis, editorial views, as well as B.C forest industry information conveniently summarized all in one document, published a minimum of 6x per year. Contents include analysis, industry metrics, fundamental changes and forecasts.

Cost: $500 CAN / Annual

Where to sign up: https://www.spartreegroup.com/view-from-the-stump

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6: Timber and Forestry News

Type: Timber and forestry sector news

Frequency: Weekly

Country: Australia

Overview: Timber and Forestry eNews is a weekly online magazine dedicated to the Timber and Forestry Industries. Known for informative and up-to-date industry news read by timber merchants, sawmillers, wood processors, foresters, members of national and state organisations and associations, builders, specifiers and selected architects.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://www.timberandforestryenews.com/

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7: Falcon Forestry Equipment e-news

Type: FFE news

Frequency: As-it-happens

Country: New Zealand, USA, Canada, Chile

Overview: FFE updates are delivered to your inbox on an as-it happens basis. We send out up to date and relevant information including industry news, new product releases, data and trend reports and guides to help forestry crews, harvest managers and forestry sector workers an transition to a safer, more productive industry.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://www.falconforestryequipment.com/#enews

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8: Safetree

Type: Forestry-specific health and safety news

Frequency: Weekly

Country: New Zealand

Overview: Safetree provides programmes and resources to help people run safe and successful forestry operations. Safetree is run by the Forest Industry Safety Council (FISC), a pan-industry body set up to lead harm prevention efforts in forestry. FISC includes representatives of forest owners, forest managers, contractors, farm foresters, ACC, WorkSafe, unions and workers.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://safetree.nz/news/

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9: WoodWeek

Type: Forest news

Frequency: Weekly

Country: New Zealand and Australia

Overview: WoodWeek is a leading weekly electronic newsletter that goes out to New Zealand and Australian forestry contractors, forest managers and forest owners. Every week WoodWeek provides a timely, stimulating and succinct summary of stories, local and international, on key issues and technical developments that are important to our readers

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://www.woodweek.com/

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10: Friday Offcuts

Type: Wood orientated news

Frequency: Weekly

Country: New Zealand and Australia

Overview: Forestry news, forestry equipment, forestry tenders and forestry technology. Friday Offcuts is the leading weekly electronic newsletter read by Australasian forest products companies. Since its launch in 2003, Friday Offcuts has become the most widely read, used and distributed e-newsletter in the Australasian forest products sector.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up: https://www.fridayoffcuts.com/

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11: Forest Talk

Type: NZ Forestry news

Frequency: Monthly

Country: New Zealand

Overview: Logging and forestry news specific to the New Zealand market from industry sources and contacts. Forest Talk covers all levels from thought leadership pieces, media and press releases, local trends and developments. Forest Talk is also complimented by the NZ Logger Magazine which is a monthly magazine distributed across New Zealand.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up:  https://nzlogger.co.nz/forest-talk-news?page=2&prop_ModuleId=614

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12: Laurie Forestry

Type: New Zealand and International market commentary

Frequency: Monthly

Country: New Zealand

Overview: Allan Laurie of Laurie Forestry writes monthly commentary on the market which keeps readers up to date with forestry developments both across the country and the globe. Allen provides a unite perspective and also investigates new products and services.

Cost: Free

Where to sign up:  https://www.laurieforestry.co.nz/Monthly-Newsletter

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