/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Natural Resources Canada to host 58th Annual Forest Pest Management Forum/

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - From December 1-3, 2015, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) will be hosting the 58th Annual Forest Pest Management Forum in Ottawa, Ontario. 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.

We would like to offer media the opportunity to speak with NRCan researchers who are taking part in the forum. The following scientists will be doing a presentation at the forum and will be available for a media scrum:

  • 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).



Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive



December 2, 2015


9:30 a.m. ET


Media wishing to participate in the scrum must register by 12 p.m. ET on December 1, 2015 by calling 343-292-6100.

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

For further information: Media may contact: Media Relations, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 343-292-6100


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