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Working Groups

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The PWCC establishes working groups to address specific issues and challenges relating to all aspects of poplar and willow management.  Our working groups are currently focused on genetics and breeding, and pesticides.  The groups interact regularly and lobby for positive changes within the poplar and willow industry.

Genetics and Breeding Working Group

Chair: Pierre Périnet, Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs, Ste-Foy, Québec.

Working Group information and news

Pesticides Working Group

Chair: Richard Krygier, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, Alberta.

Working Group information and news

Environmental Services and Bioenergy Working Group

Chair: Martin Labelle, Bionera, Victoria, British Columbia.

Working Group information and news