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  • 38 Research projects

  • $ 5.5M from 2021 to 2026

  • 5 Universities

  • 50 collaborators

OBJECTIVE

The research program aims to provide data, tools and practical solutions to improve the resilience of Canadian forests to various disturbances and sources of stress, thereby contributing to the health of these ecosystems and the well-being of the communities that depend on them.

RESEARCH THEMES

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Observe

Collect data using innovative tools to assess the growth and vigor of trees, and thus allow more flexible and adaptive management strategies in the face of climatic stresses and disturbances.

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Anticipate

Improve growth models and prediction methods to account for climate reality and synthesize the multiple risks of disturbance that forests face.

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Adapt

To test innovative silvicultural treatments and forest management strategies adapted to the new socio-environmental reality, thus working to ensure the sustainability of the fiber supply across Canada.

 
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RESEARCH SITES

The twelve research sites provide a series of areas of regional interest from which a number of projects can investigate similar questions, but using different data sets, sites, species and variables.

 

OUR PARTNERS

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RESOURCES

Download the SILVA21 logo, presentation template or a short presentation.

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