Seeing the Forest for the Tweets

As our cities continue to grow, so do the challenges they face. Reimagine the way society lives, works, and plays by moving our cities from climate problems, to climate solutions.

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Lacey Rose, Canadian Forester, hosts Volvo Penta’s “Mighty Jobs” series

‘Mighty Jobs’ will see Volvo Penta’s solutions put to the test on applications as diverse as harvesters, haulers, fire trucks and reach stackers. With more than a decade working in forestry, Canadian presenter Lacey Rose is ideally equipped to show what the machines are capable of.

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Changing the Face of Forestry

Entering the forest industry can be intimidating for women in a traditionally male-dominated workforce, but positive changes are leveling the playing field.

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Lacey Rose | OFIA Profile

I love forests. As a child growing up in an isolated, northern mining town, I spent a lot of time in the woods. Berry picking, ski-dooing, fishing, mosquito-swatting: it was home. Ironically, I had no concept of what forest management was, and my initial perceptions were formed entirely by media. Popular media taught me that cutting trees was bad and forests should be protected. A tree-hugger was born. Luckily, life led me to people who encouraged me to ask questions and to not always believe what you read or hear.

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