Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Mike Cruickshank

Research Scientist, Root Diseases
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2546


Mike Cruickshank is a forest pathologist with a specialty in the epidemiology, control and impact of Armillaria root disease. In British Columbia, he works with provincial colleagues to develop models that help incorporate risk assessment into forest-planning strategies.


  • B.Sc. (Biology), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, 1992
  • M.P.M. (Pest Management), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, 1995
  • Diploma (Biotechnology), British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC


  • Canadian Phytopathological Society
  • IUFRO Root and Butt Rot working group