Forestry
Robotics, automation, telematics and autonomous vehicles. These advanced technologies might soon be found in the forest and thereby make it possible to provide forest workers with a safer, more efficient work environment. The Forest Machine...
Wood Resources International and the Western Forestry and Conservation Association are organizing a conference on January 28, 2015, titled “Mapping the Course – Timberlands, Forest Products Processing and...
A new $2.43 million research project, funded in part by Genome BC, has been approved to develop state-of-the-art DNA biosurveillance detection tools for operational deployment. Preventing the introduction and establishment of Invasive Alien...
For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The resulting short documentary sketches a picture of the Quebec forest from the...
Field surveys indicate this past winter brought both good and bad news for Alberta with regard to the province’s mountain pine beetle populations. Government of Alberta survey results show moderate to high over-winter survival in...
The World Resources Institute (WRI), Google, and a group of more than 40 partners has launched Global Forest Watch (GFW), a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.
The International Forest Biorefinery Symposium is now an established tradition at PaperWeek, featuring an important forest biorefinery program and the leading experts in the field. The Biorefinery Symposium will take place Feb. 3-4 at the...
University of Alberta researchers have developed guidelines that are being used by the forestry industry and government foresters to get a jump on climate change when planting trees. Maps developed by Laura Gray, a post-doctoral fellow in the...
The genome of the mountain pine beetle – the insect that has devastated B.C.’s lodgepole pine forests – has been decoded by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences...
Mountain pine beetle populations experienced varying degrees of over-winter survival in Alberta in 2010-11, ranging from moderate to high survival in the northwest and central parts of the province to declining populations along the eastern...
The Nova Scotia government has announced six strategic directions that will be the basis for the province's future forestry policy. The new rules will reduce clearcutting, prohibit whole tree harvesting, and ensure commercial buyers of biomass...
Cold temperatures last winter and extreme temperature fluctuations this spring combined to cause significant mortality to mountain pine beetles infesting trees in Alberta. Mortality surveys completed ...
Cold temperatures last winter and extreme temperature fluctuations this spring combined to cause significant m...
Quebec's Minister of Natural Resources, Claude Béchard, was in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, a central Quebec...
The third Canada Forest Accord was signed by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada, R. John Efford, as a formal...
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