Conference of the Société québécoise de phytotechnologie

Colloque phytoThe 4th conference of the Société québecoise de phytotechnologie will be held at the Montreal Botanical Garden on June 2, 2011. This year’s conference, organized jointly with the Canadian Land Reclamation Association, will focus on phytostabilization of slopes and reclamation of disturbed sites. Speakers are in the process of confirming their participation. The number of participants is limited, so early registration is recommended for this popular event. For more information click here.

2011 Pehr-Kalm Grant

The Pehr-Kalm Grant was created in the spring of 2010 by Les Amis du Jardin botanique de Montréal (The Friends of the Montreal Botanical Garden) to support students wishing to pursue graduate level studies at the IRBV. Marielle Babineau, a graduate student in Anne Bruneau’s laboratory, and Mathieu Bélanger Morin, a graduate student in Jacques Brodeur’s laboratory, each received a grant of $5,000. Marielle’s research is on the evolution of Malagasy legumes; Mathieu studies the impact of partial clearcuts on xylophagous insects in the balsam fir-white birch domain.

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