EMEND Insights

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 ecosite 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
  • EMEND Insights #11: Seeing the forest for the snags: managing coarse woody debris in harvested landscapes
  • EMEND Insights #12: Dispersed retention improves the conservation value of small retention patches
  • EMEND Insights #13: Sources and sinks: soil carbon dynamics are affected by disturbance type and stand composition
  • EMEND Insights #14: Seeing the forest through new eyes: using remote sensing data to understand forest responses to variable retention harvesting
  • EMEND Insights #15: Identifying high-quality wood frog breeding wetlands for protection during harvest
  • EMEND Insights #16: Designing harvests to increase survival of retention trees
  • EMEND Insights #17: Dispersed retention improves the conservation value of retention patches for plants
  • EMEND Insights #18:Using Wet Areas Mapping to plan retention placement: Lessons from the understory
  • EMEND Insights #19:Who lives where?Responses to forestry by cavity-nesting owls
  • EMEND Insights #20:Benefits of green-tree retention for ground beetles take time
  • EMEND Insights #21:Using Wet Areas Mapping to plan retention for bryophytes
  • EMEND Insights #22: Adapting harvest practices to climate change: how Wet Areas Mapping can estimate soil carbon stock
  • EMEND Insights #23: Using a topographic wetness index to information forest retention design


EMEND Infographics:

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.