Tag Archives: Forest Management
Ontario Tree Seed Plant

Urgent: Save Ontario’s Seed

On August 23, 2017, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) announced the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant, effective September 2018. The Ontario Tree Seed Plant and its public seed bank provide genetically appropriate seed for reforestation on Ontario’s Crown land, afforestation planting programs such as the 50 Million Tree Program and Species at Risk Farm Incentive […]

Norway Maple flower

Response to Landscape Ontario — “Right Plant, Right Place”

August 19, 2016 response to following article: There are many interesting points in DiGiovanni’s article, and I respond to several excerpts in detail below. To sum up though it appears to be a plea to sell more of whatever some growers decide to produce, especially Norway Maples. Thankfully other growers are starting to respond to […]

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 […]