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News

  1. Mike Flannigan

    Fort McMurray blaze among most extreme

    Record heat, tinder-dry conditions contributed to Alberta’s most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more extremes in the future.

  2. Mark Poesch

    Conservation ecologist launches first study of fish health in replacement lakes in oilsands region

    Mark Poesch to lead $1 million project to assess CNRL’s Horizon Lake site

  3. Daniel Neuman

    Students endorse international learning experiences

    Stints volunteering, job shadowing deepened understanding and developed contacts

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In the News

  1. Wildfire toxins could contaminate Fort McMurray water supply

    CBC - "What has us concerned is, all of the run-off after this fire," said Uldis Silins, professor of forest hydrology and watershed management with the University of Alberta.

  2. Mountain pine beetle research helping forests recover

    Fairview Post - Scientists from the University of Alberta and the Canadian Forest Service are working with the lumber industry to find the best way to get the forest back into production. Department of Renewable Resources professors Victor Lieffers and Ellen MacDonald are quoted, as is MSc student Hugh Wallace.

  3. 1370 square miles torched and counting

    CNN - The inferno could actually burn through the winter and into next year, University of Alberta wildfire professor Mike Flannigan said.

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