Canadian Forest Service employee directory

John Letourneau

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

Tel.: (506) 292-5739


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 1996


  • Investigate the factors controlling plant growth and bioproducts production

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Bioproducts isolation and chemical analysis
  • Field studies in bioproduct/non-timber forest product growth and yield

Current Research Projects

  • Non-timber forest products (NTFP) research
  • Development of genetically elite Canada yew as a crop for pharmaceutical production
  • Sterile hybrid willow as a bioproduct production platform


  • BSc in Chemistry (1993), University of New Brunswick
  • MSc in Chemistry (1997), Memorial University of Newfoundland