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Blue Ridge Lumber

Blue Ridge Lumber

About

Blue Ridge Lumber is a lumber mill located in Blue Ridge, Alberta, just southeast of Whitecourt. It is a division of West Fraser Mills Ltd.

Program & Project Involvement

Foothills Pine Project Team
Program

Foothills Pine Project Team

Its mission comprises three activities: forecasting and monitoring responses to silvicultural treatments, facilitating the scientific development and validation of yield forecasts used by members in managing their tenures; and promoting knowledge, shared responsibility, and cost-effective cooper

Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program
Program

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.

Stand Dynamics after Mountain Pine Beetle Attack
Project

Stand Dynamics after Mountain Pine Beetle Attack

How will a stand respond after MPB infestation, and what can the forestry industry do to help it regenerate?

Regenerated Lodgepole Pine Project
Project

Regenerated Lodgepole Pine Project

An FGrOW initiative.

Cooperative Management of Historic Research Trials
Project
Establishment of PSP Network to Monitor Stand Dynamics and Establish Yield Curves for Stands Killed by MPB
Project

Establishment of PSP Network to Monitor Stand Dynamics and Establish Yield Curves for Stands Killed by MPB

As a result of significant in-flights of mountain pine beetles coming from British Columbia in 2006 and 2009, as well as subsequent local production, there are widely distributed pine dominated stands throughout Alberta that have been significantly affected by MPB-caused mortality.

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