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Research centres, groups and projects

Forest Watershed Research Center

The Forest Watershed Research Center within the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management at the University of New Brunswick is supported through research projects. The centre uses scientific methods to address biophysical issues that arise from forest management operations, using watersheds as primary research and management units. The centre is a partnership of industry, university and government dedicated to the development, application, and communication of watershed research (water, nutrients, air, energy, vegetation and soils) to promote sustainable and integrated forest management policies and practices.

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Canadian Rivers Institute

The Canadian Rivers Institute, founded in 2001 and hosted at the University of New Brunswick, is a network of 22 scientists at 14 institutions across Canada and internationally. CRI scientists and their networks of research associates, graduate students, and staff support governments, businesses and communities in making smart, evidence-based decisions through high-impact research.  The institute’s vision is to make every river a healthy river.

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Sir James Dunn Wildlife Research Centre

Established in 1996 as an umbrella site for several wildlife-focused research positions, with an objective to increase the amount and scope of wildlife research conducted at UNB. Director is Graham Forbes.