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Richard Winder

Microbial Ecologist
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2400


  • studies the ecology and biology of microorganisms and their role in sustaining forests
  • examines the impact of harvesting systems on key microbial communities of forest soils
  • explores the ecology of fungal non-timber forest products, and
  • investigates microbial species that stress mountain pine beetle populations.


  • B.Sc. (Biology), 1982, Slippery Rock State College, Pennsylvania; M.Sc. (Botany), 1984, and Ph.D. (Botany and Plant Pathology), 1988, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.


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