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Welcome to the Poplar and Willow Council of Canada!

The PWCC is a national non-profit organization, established in 1977, with membership from industry, landowners, universities and federal and provincial governments. PWCC is committed to the wise use, conservation and sustainable management of Canada's poplar and willow resources.


Activities Related to the Cultivation and Utilization of Poplars, Willows and other Fast-Growing Trees in Canada

This 106-page country report for Canada was provided to Natural Resources Canada which submitted it to the FAO-IPC for the IPC's 27th Session to be held on October 17-20, 2024 in Bourdeaux, France.2024-ipc-report-cover

14th Short Rotation Woody Crops International Conference - Columbia, Missouri

May 13-16, 2024 - This conference in Columbia, Missouri included the PWCC's Annual General Meeting in person and on-line.

New Book: "Trees Against the Wind"

Long-time PWCC member, Bill Schroeder, tells the story of the trees planted by early settlers to make life bearable on the open plains. To purchase a copy, contact info@naturesask.ca or call 1-800-667-4668. 

Hybrid poplar plantation

Natural black cottonwood

Trembling aspen in the boreal forest

Willow biomass