Hey! It’s National Forest Week


Natural Resources Canada’s Great Lakes Forestry Centre marks National Forest Week this week with science research presentations, a national webinar and a tree-planting.

Science research presentations will be made on wildland fires, plant hardiness zones, emerald ash borer and the effects of biomass removal as well as an online presentation relating to the emerald ash borer.
This year, Forest Fire Research Project Leader Tim Lynham and Josh Johnston, Forest Fire Analyst will present on radiative fire energy to better manage wildland fires. Team Lead, Dr. Dan McKenney from the Economic Analysis and Geospatial Tools group will discuss Plant Hardiness Zones and the Impact of Emerald Ash Borer on Communities. Forest Soils Scientist, Dr. Paul Hazlett and Dr. Isabelle Aubin, Forest Vegetation Ecologist will talk about understanding the effects of biomass removal on forest sustainability.

As part of the Natural Resources Canada national webinar series, Dr. Krista Ryall, forest ecological entomologist at Great Lakes Forestry Centre will present a session entitled, “Studying the pheromone ecology of emerald ash borer.

Title: Studying the pheromone ecology in the emerald ash borer

Presenter: Krista Ryall

There is no cost to join this English-only presentation and pre-registration is not required. This webinar is brought to you by the Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC). GLFC is one of five Canadian Forest Service (CFS) research centres. The CFS is one of six sectors within Natural Resources Canada.

Date/time: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern time

Location: Great Lakes Forestry Centre,
Room A103
1219 Queen St. E., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario