Friday Five: Forestry News for June 30, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting.

This week: an alligator crushed by a tree; a mill expansion in Florida; a billion dollar acquisition; a forest city in China; and an ancient cypress forest in the Gulf of Mexico.

The story behind the alligator crushed by a tree in Wassaw, Georgia

Georgia-Pacific to expand Palatka mill, add 80 jobs

Domain Timber acquires Timbervest’s $1 billion portfolio

China is building a smog-eating ‘forest city’ filled with tree-covered skyscrapers

The Underwater Forest (2017) details the discovery and exploration of an ancient cypress forest found sixty feet underwater in the Gulf of Mexico [27:28]

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