Canadian Forest Service Publications
e-Bulletin The Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC). Issue 27, January 2016. 6 p.
Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 36596
Availability: PDF (download)
Plain Language Summary
This is a web-based newsletter that demonstrates how the Canadian Forest Service is providing information towards the maintenance of Canada’s healthy forests and the promotion of a strong forest sector. This edition include: New look for GLFC e-bulletin, a Twitter-based tool to report tree pests, GLFC 70th anniversary, 1040s- A spruce budworm. Stories in outbreak prompts the establishment of the first laboratory,1950s - Important early work on insect pathogens as biocontrol agents begins, 1960s - Research programs expand to include ecotoxicology, fire and silviculture, 1970s - The Turkey Lakes Watershed research area is established and Dutch elm disease is tackled, 1980s - A virus product developed at the labs registered for use and new facilities are opened, 1990s - Biotechnology research and long-term soil productivity project begin, 2000s - GLFC scientist receive the Nobel Prize, plant hardiness maps are updated and important wildlife research begins, 2010s - Important research into exotic invasive pests is carried out and new quarantine facilities are opened, A look at the future - Scientists work collaboratively to solve the problems facing Canadian forests.