EMEND Insights

'EMEND Insights' is a series of brief, bite size bits of information designed to close the loop between research and implementation.

The intersect between retention harvests and natural regeneration    emendinsights6.jpg

Click on the links below to read about our recent findings at EMEND.

  • EMEND Insights #1: The intersect between retention harvests and natural regeneration
  • EMEND Insights #2: Gatekeepers of the forest: the ichneumonids of EMEND
  • EMEND Insights #3: Spider response to variable retention harvesting: Biodivserity lessons learned from the EMEND project
  • EMEND Insights #4: Large retention patches support moth biodiversity
  • EMEND Insights #5: Life after death: The importance of deadwood for beetles in the boreal forest
  • EMEND Insights #6: The role of retention and reserves in the conservation of forest bird communities
  • EMEND Insights #7: Bumble bees and cut-blocks: how harvesting affects forest pollinators  
  • EMEND Insights #8: Using ecostie classification to predict beetle diversity and key habitats for uncommon species
  • EMEND Insights #9: Retention patch size influences saproxylic beetle conservation in White spruce stands
  • EMEND Insights #10: Gastropods: Slugging away at the ecology of a little known forest animal
  • EMEND Insights #11: Seeing the forest for the snags: managing coarse woody debris in harvested landscapes
  • EMEND Insights #12: Dispersed retention improves the conservation value of small retention patches
  • EMEND Insights #13: Sources and sinks: soil carbon dynamics are affected by disturbance type and stand composition

In 2010, we also worked with the Sustainable Forest Management Network to produce a series of briefing notes on EMEND research.  Click on the links below to read these brief documents that help link research to on the ground practices.

2017 EMEND Symposium. Check out the Program here.