Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Yill Sung Park

Research Scientist emeritus
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3585


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 1978

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Specialized in quantitative and population genetics with a strong influence on tree improvement and forest genetics initiatives in the Maritimes and has served on several advisory committees


  • New Brunswick Tree Improvement Council
  • Associate Editor, The Forestry Chronicle

Current Research Projects

  • Tree Biotechnology, in particular, research and development in conifer somatic embryogenesis and its implementation in multi-varietal forestry


  • B.Sc. (1969), Seoul National University, Suwon, Korea
  • M.Sc. in Forestry (1973), Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D. (1978), Pennsylvania State University


  • Adjunct Professor, University of New Brunswick (since 1991)
  • Canadian Tree Improvement Association


Canadian Forest Service research projects