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Marc Rhainds

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

Tel.: (506) 452-3004


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 2010

Research subject areas:

  • Entomology


  • Development and implementation of environmentally-sound pest management strategies for insect pests
  • Identification and testing of semiochemicals

Areas of interest:

  • Chemical ecology
  • Sampling methodology
  • Population dynamics of phytophagous insect pests
  • Evolution of mating systems
  • Life history of Lepidopteran species with flightless females

Current research projects:

  • Integrated Pest Management
    • Jackpine budworm
    • Spruce budworm
    • Balsam gall midge
  • Forest Alien Invasive Species
    • Brown spruce longhorn beetle

Research team:

  • Peter Silk
  • Jon Sweeney
  • Rob Johns
  • Gaetan LeClair
  • Graham Thurston
  • Eldon Eveleigh


  • B.A. with a focus in Archeology (1987), Université de Montréal à Montréal
  • B.Sc. in Biology (1991),Université Laval
  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (1999), Simon Fraser University

Canadian Forest Service research projects