2020 sees low number of wildfires so far

Sep 6, 2020 | 7:59am

Wildfires have been scarce in Saskatchewan this year; only 118 so far. 399 is the five year average. While that is good news, there is a down side. Fires bring rejuvenation to the forest, weeding out old-growth to keep the forests healthy. Steve Roberts is the Acting Vice President Operations for the Saskatchewan Public Safety […]

Saskatchewan researchers turn their attention to climate change and forests

Sep 23, 2019 | 6:30am

The future of Saskatchewan’s forests amid climate change is being studied by the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC). It’s part of a project involving forest companies to see what effect climate change is having on forested areas and then devise plans to minimize its impact. SRC Scientist Mark Johnston said they are using computer models to […]