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    The Wooden Disappearing from Your Neighbourhood

    [Editor’s note: Many readers in British Columbia will be familiar with the booms and busts of the forestry industry — including old-growth logging. But you may be less familiar with the prevalence of tree poaching and illegal harvesting, which has been happening for decades in the shadow of legitimate industry in the Pacific Northwest. Lyndsie Bourgon’s Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods follows poachers and those hot on their tails, delving into why people might turn to illegal harvesting to make their living.] Lyndsie Bourgon’s Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods is now out with Greystone Textbooks. Bulletins, Events & much more from Tyee…

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    Why Are Individuals Stealing BC Trees?

    Lyndsie Bourgon’s Tree Robbers opens in Northern California. It’s night, and we’re driving down the Redwood Highway in a pickup truck that pulls on to a logging street. Two men make their way into a forest with a chainsaw. And then they minimize sections from a generations-previous redwood, flip-flopping them back down the hill to their truck. Announcements, Functions & more from Tyee and find partners Address the Landscape of Perform for The Tyee We’re on the lookout for a stellar journalist to be part of our group. Apps open till July 17. New Prospects for Early Profession Journalists at The Tyee We’re partnering with Hummingbird and Journalists for Human…