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IPC Photo Gallery 

An extensive gallery of poplar & willow photos, collected by editors J.G. Isebrands and J. Richardson, for the book “Poplars and Willows – Trees for Society and the Environment”, was uploaded to the website of the IPC (International Commission on Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees Sustaining People and the Environment).  Photos can be downloadedIt from THIS LINK.  . MORE (posted June 22, 2021)

Don Riemenschneider 1950-2021

Well-known Lake States forest geneticist Don Riemenschneider passed away in Marshfield, Wisconsin on April 4, 2021 at the age of 70.  The following is extracted from the obituary published by the Hildebrand-Russ funeral home in Rhinelander, WI. . . . MORE (posted April 2021)

Special Journal Issue

Submissions of papers are invited for a forthcoming Special Issue of the peer-reviewed on-line journal Forests.  This Special Issue will focus on 'Growth and Development of Short Rotation Woody Crops for Rural and Urban Applications. . . . MORE (posted March 2020)

Expanding hybrid poplar research in the US Midwest

The University of Minnesota received a $1 million US grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for four years to expand research on fast-growing hybrid trees and promote industrial use. The University's Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI), Forestry Extension and Dept. of Applied Economics are teaming up on the project to meet the future demand of biomass resources. . . .MORE (posted October 2019)

Canadian Forest Genetics Association conference

'Where do we want to be in 2049?' As it pertains to applied forest genetics, that was the question addressed by the 2019 conference of the Canadian Forest Genetics Association (CFGA), which also included the annual meeting of the Poplar and Willow Council of Canada.  Some 125 participants gathered in the serenely ... MORE (posted August 2019)

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