Forest Resources


  • Dynamics of natural disturbances (e.g. fires, droughts, diseases);

  • Composition, growth and regeneration of forests;

  • Socio-economic consequences.


Provide decision makers in the forestry sector with the knowledge and tools necessary to incorporate adaptation to climate change in forest management in Québec and optimize its response.

  • Support research projects that develop climate indices, which quantify the impacts of climate change on forests, and that identify vulnerabilities and identify and evaluate adaptation options;

  • Integrate scientific knowledge and disseminate to the forestry sector;

  • Participate in the transfer of knowledge to decision-makers;

  • Strengthen and expand the network of researchers in the field of climate change and forestry across Quebec.

Program document

In French only

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