The strength of the Integrated Forest Management is the people involved. Lab members contribute expertise in:
The Integrated Forest Management Lab directly supports two of the four strategic clusters in the Innovation Agenda of New Brunswick, value-added natural resources and knowledge industries. The forestry industry is the largest contributor to Canada's balance of trade, at roughly $35-billion annually. The New Brunswick forest industry is the most important generator of employment and is the economic engine of the Province, producing 17,300 direct jobs and generating 2.4-billion dollars worth of exports.
The New Brunswick Forest industry is a high-tech, innovative sector that sevelops and utilises the latest in computer planning and harvesting technology.
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011