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The Changing Face of Silviculture – From Basic to Intensive Management

The CIF – Rocky Mountain Section is presenting a Virtual Technical Session “The Changing Face of Silviculture – From Basic to Intensive Management”, on Thursday, April 22nd 2021 from 8:30am – 4:30pm (MDT).

Practitioners interested in the sustainability of Alberta’s forests as influenced by the use of different silvicultural practices ranging from basic to intensive management will be interested in attending this session. Speakers from industry, government and the scientific community from across Canada will share their expertise.

Topics will be covered include a history of silviculture in Alberta; herbicide alternatives for competition control; climate change adaptation and silviculture; emerging nursery technologies; intensive management without herbicides; density management for timber production; forest fertilization and future of intensive silviculture scenarios for Alberta.

Continuing Competence:

Attendees will be eligible for up to 6.5 hours AAFMP Level 1 Continuing Competency Credits.

Click here to access the agenda!

Registration is now closed.

For more information: Please direct any questions to Brad Pinno at: bpinno@ualberta.ca

 Presentation material from the technical session can be found below.


Presenter Title of Presentation Video Presentation (PDF)
Andy Shandro, GoA History of Silviculture in Alberta and Future Risks https://youtu.be/fvO7IFtmjK0 PDF
Tyler Niles, Weyerhaeuser GP Glyphosate Alternatives for Competition Control https://youtu.be/K6isqZ_R33k PDF
Lee Martens, GoA, Star Creek study Climate Change Adaptation Silviculture https://youtu.be/1wOz86hB-IE PDF
Scott Formaniuk, Cost to Coast Reforestation Emerging Nursery Technology https://youtu.be/K4IB91MPKfo PDF
Milo Mihajolovich Future of Herbicide Applications in Silviculture – https://youtu.be/FbYB0iWFwcc PDF
Woongsoon Jang, BC MoF Forest Fertilization in British Columbia https://youtu.be/hiIePczcqmI PDF
Nelson Thiffault, CFS Intensive Management without Herbicides in Quebec https://youtu.be/WrGghDfDZPk PDF
Brad Pinno, UofA Possible Intensive Silviculture Scenarios in Alberta https://youtu.be/DZBklhFBxaw PDF

Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • 2021/04/22
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm