St. John Valley

Mission accomplished for eight forestry students

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — The future graduates of the forest sciences program at the University of Moncton, Edmundston Campus (UMCE), have successfully completed the final step leading to obtaining their university degree: presenting their work on Wednesday, April 19.

The students had 30 minutes to present the results of their work. The academic community, forest industry stakeholders and the public were invited to these presentations.

The students and their presentation themes include:

Roby Martel, Kedgwick: 25-year multi-resource development plan for the lot of Mélissa Dupere, Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick.

Guyom Horse, Sherbrooke, Quebec: multi-use development plan for the buckthorn invasion situation.

Francis Barriault, Carleton, Quebec: white spruce from test (Picea glauca [Moench] Voss).

Francois Thibault Bellavance, Chibougamau, Quebec: management/comparison of culverts between seeding and mulching the moss.

Pierre Lagace, Bathurst: field validation of a force loss prediction index for hardwood from Landsat-8 images.

Alexandre Gendron, Quebec: factors influencing the abundance of beech (Fagus grandifolia) in New Brunswick.

Joelle Deschenes, Rimouski, Quebec: cart products for two terms of irregular shelterwood in stands with white cedar.

Pierre-Louis Harton, Quebec: factoring the success of innovative forest products companies, with literature review and research protocol.

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