Richard Krygier

Intensive Fibre Management Specialist

Current research and/or projects

  • Conducting research into the production of biomass from short rotation woody crops like willows and poplars
  • Incorporating municipal wastewater and biosolids treatment into crop production
  • Investigating the potential of using willows for reclamation and phytoremediation of forest landscapes disturbed by industrial activity (i.e. oilsands extraction)
  • Also interested in plantation establishment and intensive stand management.

Education and awards

B.Sc.F. (Forestry, Honours), Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, 1983

M.Sc.F. (Silviculture and Ecology), Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, 1988

Research facility

580 Booth St.
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E4



International Poplar Commission Environmental Applications Working Party (WP6)

College of Alberta Professional Foresters

Association of BC Forest Professionals

Society of American Foresters