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Norbord

Norbord

About

Norbord Inc. is a Toronto-based producer of wood-based panels with 17 locations and 2600 employees in Canada, the US, and Europe. They manufacture OSB, particleboard, and furniture.

Program & Project Involvement

Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network
Program

Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network

LanduseKN.ca is Alberta's hub for land use information.

Caribou Program
Program

Caribou Program

The fRI Research Caribou Program carries out applied research, in partnership with industry and the Government of Alberta, to help maintain caribou herds in Alberta into the future.

Forest History Program
Program

Forest History Program

The Forest History Program chronicles the natural and management history of the foothills forest.

GIS Program
Program

GIS Program

The GIS program provides an exceptional level of GIS and data management support services for fRI Research.

Grizzly Bear Program
Program

Grizzly Bear Program

The fRI Research Grizzly Bear Program provides knowledge and planning tools to ensure the long-term conservation of grizzly bears in Alberta.

Healthy Landscapes Program
Program

Healthy Landscapes Program

The program, formerly known as the Natural Disturbance Program, looks at landscape change at a huge scale: Canada's boreal forest.

Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program
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Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program

The program carries out focused research on infestations of mountain pine beetle in Alberta.

Tree Improvement Alberta Project Team
Program

Tree Improvement Alberta Project Team

In April of 2012, Tree Improvement Alberta became a consortium of industry and government representatives under fRI Research. The initial project the Tree Species Adaptation Risk Management project funded by Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation.

Water Program
Program

Water Program

In 2011, the Fish and Watersheds Program refocused on hydrology and became the Water Program.

Targeting alternate prey to understand caribou and moose habitat management choices in a regenerating landscape: Increasing functional habitat for caribou in west-central ranges
Project

Targeting alternate prey to understand caribou and moose habitat management choices in a regenerating landscape: Increasing functional habitat for caribou in west-central ranges

This project examines how moose respond to different re-vegetation trajectories after disturbance. A re-vegetation prescription that moose avoid may be less of a problem for caribou.

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