EMEND Insights

'EMEND Insights' is a series of brief, bite size bits of information designed to close the loop between research and implementation.


Click on the links below to read about our recent findings at EMEND.

  • EMEND Insights #1: The intersect between retention harvests and natural regeneration
  • EMEND Insights #2: Gatekeepers of the forest: the ichneumonids of EMEND
  • EMEND Insights #3: Spider response to variable retention harvesting: Biodivserity lessons learned from the EMEND project
  • EMEND Insights #4: Large retention patches support moth biodiversity
  • EMEND Insights #5: Life after death: The importance of deadwood for beetles in the boreal forest
  • EMEND Insights #6: The role of retention and reserves in the conservation of forest bird communities
  • EMEND Insights #7: Bumble bees and cut-blocks: how harvesting affects forest pollinators  
  • EMEND Insights #8: Using ecostie classification to predict beetle diversity and key habitats for uncommon species
  • EMEND Insights #9: Retention patch size influences saproxylic beetle conservation in White spruce stands
  • EMEND Insights #10: Gastropods: Slugging away at the ecology of a little known forest animal


In 2010, we also worked with the Sustainable Forest Management Network to produce a series of briefing notes on EMEND research.  Click on the links below to read these brief documents that help link research to on the ground practices.