Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Eldon Eveleigh

Atlantic Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3539


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 1982


  • Forest insect research

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Insect ecology
  • Population and community ecology
  • Food webs
  • DNA barcoding

Areas of Interest:

  • Population and community ecology of the spruce budworm to determine the mechanisms underlying outbreak processes in this forest insect pest
  • Food web ecology
  • Herbivore-natural enemy (parasitoids, pathogens, predators) interactions
  • DNA barcoding for insect identification and for phylogenetic analyses


  • Canadian Forest Service Merit Award (2004)
  • Departmental Merit Award (2004)

Current Research Projects

  • Integrated Pest Management
– Developing pest management tools by researching spruce budworm larval behaviour – Population and community ecology of spruce budworm and jack pine budworm


  • B.Sc. (1971), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • M. Sc. (1974), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Ph.D. (1979), University of Toronto


  • British Ecological Society (since 2007)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of New Brunswick (since 1993)