2012 FGCA annual general meeting

Hello FGCA Members and Associates. Please plan to attend our 18th Annual General Meeting in Simcoe County on Monday and Tuesday June 25 & 26, 2012 If you can make it, please register with me by Monday June 18th. Contact Barb Monday, June 25 Ontario Tree Seed Plant, Angus Afternoon Session – 1 to 4:30 […]

Climate change could wreak havoc on maple syrup industry

(KAWARTHA LAKES) It has been an unseasonably warm winter this year, which is giving some cause for concern for local maple syrup producers who wonder what the warmer weather will mean for their already unpredictable industry. About 55 people were on hand for the recent annual general meeting of the Halibruton-Kawartha Maple Syrup Producer Association […]


Can scientists look at next year’s climate?

Date: 2011-09-09 Contact: Stuart Wolpert Phone: (310) 206-0511 Email: swolpert@support.ucla.edu LOS ANGELES — Is it possible to make valid climate predictions that go beyond weeks, months, even a year? UCLA atmospheric scientists report they have now made long-term climate forecasts that are among the best ever — predicting climate up to 16 months in advance, nearly […]

UBC gains $32.6 million in funding

UBC gains $32.6 million in funding for genomic-based forestry research The University of British Columbia welcomed the announcement of $32.6 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome BC for four research projects aimed at making Canada’s forests healthier and more economically productive. Announced at an event in Edmonton on Tuesday and an event today […]

Aspens bust, diseased mice boom

Decline of Western U.S. trees swells population of rodents that carry sin nombre virus By Susan MiliusWeb edition : Friday, January 7th, 2011 DANGEROUSLY CUTE Deer mice carrying a deadly virus are becoming more common in the West as a sudden and mysterious loss of aspen trees has effects rippling throughout the ecosystem, new research […]