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Dan Lavigne

Supervisor: Forest Protection Programs

Atlantic Forestry Center

Canadian Forest Service

Department of Fisheries and Land Resources

Forest Engineering & Industry Services Division (FEIS)

Forest Protection Limited

Forestry and Wildlife Branch

Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Laurentian Forestry Centre

Natural Resources Canada

New Brunswick Department of Energy and Resource Development

Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Land Resources

Quebec City

University of New Brunswick


Dan oversees the Province of NL’s Insect & Disease Control (IDC) and Wildland Fire Management Programs.  The IDC program monitors populations & damage caused by forest insect and disease pests; assesses impacts; and recommends and conducts and evaluates treatments to mitigate adverse impacts as necessary.