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UMCE forestry students share results of work

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — Nine future graduates of the baccalaureate degree in forest management at the University of Moncton, Edmundston Campus, delivered presentations of their studies on Tuesday, April 16.

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

Students and the themes of their presentations follow.

Frédéric Thibault of Saint-Arthur (Enhancement of unproductive land in northern New Brunswick through cultivated hemp (Cannabis sativa L.)); Samuel Pelletier of Saint-Jacques (Evaluation of different methods of protection in a plantation of mixed species: Norway spruce and red ash); Vadel Sokoundjou Takam, Yaounde, Cameroon (Use inventory attributes extracted from LIDAR data through the in forest carbon sequestration project in the territory of the Marketing Board Madawaska Forest Products); Patrick Brunet, of Repentigny, Quebec (Evaluation of six forest plots in the Eastern Townships on a layout to permanent cover); Rémi Couturier, Saint-Hilaire (Characterization of the summer habitat of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) using infrared cameras); Vincent St-Gelais, of Levis, Quebec (Performance Simulation of white spruce plantations with two-stage output-ND); Claude-Alexandre Chouinard, Dalhousie (Management Plan with sales prospect for the woodlot Rino Martin); Laurie Morin of Saint-Jean-de-Dieu, Quebec (Profitability Analysis for starting a maple sugar operation in Saint Vitus in Bas-Saint-Laurent); and Alex Leblanc of Grand Barachois (development plan for 25 years for the urban woodlot Mario Vulture).

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