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Katherine Bleiker

Research Scientist, Bark Beetle Ecology
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2365


  • studies the biology and ecology of bark beetles, including the mountain pine beetle
  • research includes population dynamics, invasion biology and community ecology, including interactions with host trees, fungi and other organisms


  • B.Sc. (Geography), 1995, University of Victoria; M.Sc. (Natural Resource Management), 2001, University of Northern British Columbia; Ph.D. (Forestry), 2007, University of Montana.