What are the problems faced by the industry in this area?
Forest operations are increasingly vulnerable to climate change (shorter winters, catastrophic floods, wildfires)
Pressure to reduce the carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions of forest operations
Social acceptability of harvest operations


What does FPInnovations do to address the challenges?
Develop forestry practices to mitigate the impact of climate variability and extreme events on operations and infrastructures
Reducing the carbon footprint/GHG emissions of operations

Goals & Impacts

What are the goals to reach and what are the impacts on members?
Identify and demonstrate the most cost-effective harvesting system to harvest in soft ground conditions
Reduced environmental impacts of forest operations favoring better social acceptance
Reduction of 10% in GHG emissions per cubic metre of delivered fibre by 2023