British Columbia beetle epidemic offers opportunities for timber, homebuilding sectors, finds new report; Forest Economic Advisors to discuss highlights in June 15 Industry Intelligence live! teleconference

LOS ANGELES , June 13, 2011 (press release) – Forest Economic Advisors (FEA) will explore a different take on the Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) epidemic in British Columbia in a conference call hosted by Industry Intelligence live! on June 15, 2011. This discussion will focus on the key findings of FEA’s proprietary report on MPB with takeaways for wood products and timber sectors to capitalize on new opportunities. This free conference program is sponsored by Industry Intelligence Inc.

In this discussion, FEA experts will review the MPB epidemic and its long-lasting impact on North America’s timber and wood-processing sectors. British Columbia will be the case in point, with implications expanding to the US South, the sawtimber industry on the West Coast, and lumber demands from China. Takeaways from this event will inform participants of the opportunities and risks presented by the MPB infestation and help them prepare the next steps of their business.

Register for this event at or email There is no charge for registration. Seats are limited; early registration is encouraged. This event is scheduled from 2:00 - 2:45 PM EST / 18:00 - 18:45 GMT on June 15, 2011.

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