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Over a third of all the land in the US and Canada is forest land, which is also a critical source of carbon capture and wood products from paper straws to building logs. This week, Scotty and Chris welcome the heads of both countries' forestry trade associations – Derek Nighbor of Forest Products Association Canada and Heidi Brock of the American Forest and Paper Association – for a discussion on best practices, sustainability, and cross-border collaboration in the industry.


Heidi Brock Headshot

Heidi Brock

President and CEO, American Forest and Paper Association
Derek Nighbor Headshot

Derek Nighbor

President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada

Canada Institute

Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more