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Forest Pest Management Forum in Ottawa

December 1, 2015  By Dave Harrison

Dec. 1, 2015, Ottawa — Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is hosting the 58th Annual Forest Pest Management Forum in Ottawa, today through Thursday.

This annual forum – the largest and most significant of its kind in Canada – brings together forest management experts, managers and practitioners from across Canada and the United States to share their latest research and knowledge.

Presenters include:


• Dr. Robert Lavallée, Research Scientist, Forest Pest Management, Laurentian Forestry Centre (Use of fungus to slow emerald ash borer – Urban Forest Session).

• Rona Sturrock, Research Scientist, Forest Pathology, Pacific Forestry Centre (Forest Diseases and Climate Change – Forest Pests and Climate Change Session).

• Dr. Lucie Royer, Research Scientist, Population Dynamics, Laurentian Forestry Centre (How climate affects the key processes of population growth of hemlock looper – Forest Diseases and Climate Change).

• Dr. Leland Humble, Research Scientist in Entomology, Pacific Forestry Centre (They get you coming and going: Phytosanitary Issues in Forestry).

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