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Woody Crops 2018 Conference

Rhinelander, Wisconsin is the place to be in July 2018 for anyone interested in growing and using poplars, willows and other short rotation woody crops.  Nicolet College in Rhinelander will be the venue for an important international conference on 'Woody Crops 2018'.  The Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations ... MORE (posted March 2018)

Phytoremediation with poplars

Sharon Doty, a professor in the School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle and her plant microbiology lab are interested in using natural plant microbe partnerships to improve plant growth with less input of chemicals and water, to remove environmental pollutants, and ... MORE (posted September 2017) (VIDEO link posted January 2018)

Mike Carlson 1944-2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr. Michael ('Mike') Carlson at his home in Vernon, BC on the 25th of September, 2017.  Mike had been diagnosed with ALS earlier this year.  He is survived by his ... MORE (posted October 2017)

John Balatinecz 1937-2017

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of John Balatinecz who died August 6th in the Toronto area.  'Big John', as he was popularly known, was one of the Hungarian foresters who came to Canada in 1956 when the Sopron Forestry Faculty and students moved en masse from Hungary to Vancouver ... MORE (posted August 2017)

AGM in Edmonton

Edmonton was the venue for the June 2017 gathering of the Poplar and Willow Council of Canada (PWCC).  As it has done on a number of occasions in the past, the Council chose to meet in conjunction with a larger event of interest to PWCC members.  Is this case it was the 11th North American Forest Ecology Workshop ... MORE (posted July 2017)


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