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Gordon Butt

Ecosystem Technician/Specialist
Atlantic Forestry Centre
26 University Drive, P.O. Box 960
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, A2H 6J3

Tel.: (709) 637-4916

Profile

  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 1993

Responsibilities:

  • Forest and marten ecology studies
  • Insect population dynamic and impact studies, mainly balsam fir sawfly and hemlock looper

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Monitoring and surveying the population levels of the hemlock looper and the balsam fir sawfly with numerous techniques such as branch sampling, burlap traps, pheromone traps, light traps and bucket traps
  • Insect and disease program as part of collaborative work with provincial insect and disease control personnel to coordinate joint collections and sampling
  • Supervision and training of students and employees in the various techniques and procedures employed in integrated pest management studies
  • Insect database computerization


Awards

  • Union of Environment Workers service award for Health and Safety Committee service

Education

  • B.Sc. in Biochemistry (1993), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Graduate level courses in environmental science and entomology (1993), Memorial University of Newfoundland

Publications

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