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Joerg Bohlmann receives Genome Canada and Genome BC funding

Joerg Bohlmann receives Genome Canada and Genome BC funding

Spruce trees are Canada’s most significant forest resource because they grow in almost every region across the country and are the largest species by the number. Spruce trees also produce high quality wood and fibre that is widely used in the industry. With roughly 400 million seedlings planted per year, spruce are the most reforested trees in Canada. Climate change and unpredictable forest product markets require innovative new tools and technologies for tree breeding programs to deliver reliable spruce stock for future seed and seedling production.

Photo by: Jamie Myers

Bill Reid Looplex X Canoe Installation Ceremony

At a staggering 53 feet in length, the Looplex X is slightly larger than a full grown humpback whale. It is one of four replicas of the “Lootas”, or “wave-eater”, which was carved by Bill Reid for the 1986 Vancouver Expo.

The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people

The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people

Tara Martin, Adjunct Professor in the department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, has co-authored a recent paper in in Science titled “The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people”.

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