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Pierre DesRochers

Emeritus Scientist
Laurentian Forestry Centre
1055 Du P.E.P.S. Street, P.O. Box 10380
Qu├ębec, Quebec, G1V 4C7

Tel.: (418) 648-3922


Implementation of the Invasive Alien Species Strategy for Canada. Participates in various CFIA and Environment Canada advisory committees on forest invasive alien species (FIAS), specifically on the monitoring of FIAS in high-risk sites and on butternut trees. Participates in the development of exotic diseases monitoring procedures and in knowledge and information synthesis on exotic pests and their control.

Coordinates the production of a Web portal on FIAS. Collaborates on the Knowledge transfer strategy on forest invasive alien species. Coordinates digital information archiving activities.


Forest engineer with a bachelor’s degree from Université Laval (1978). Master’s degree in forest ecology and soil science (1986) and Ph.D. in forest sciences from the same university (1992).