Organization: Canadian Forest Service

Sudbury project gets $1.6M to tackle GHG issue

The Landscape Carbon Accumulation Research (L-CARE) project of Laurentian Univ is receiving a total of $1.6 million to support its research on addressing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in Ontario. Of the total funds, 50% or $798,000 is from the TargetGHG program under the Ontario Green Investment Fund announced in Budget 2015. The other half will…

BC-China projects receive $4 million in funding

A joint British Columbia-China program has announced $4 million in funding for eight projects aligned with priority areas in the province’s new Research and Innovation Strategy (R$, July 3/07). The projects were funded under the Innovation and Commercialization Strategic Development Program (ICSD), an initiative of the BC Innovation Council. The majority of projects are university-to-university…

Virus being developed to combat caterpillar damage

The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) is collaborating with Natural Resources Canada’s Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC), Sault Ste Marie ON, to develop a virus to combat the Velvet Bean Caterpillar. The project — to be carried out in conjunction with Brazilian scientists — builds on a technology platform developed by GLFC for the Spruce Budworm,…