Travel and accommodation

Travel

The meeting will take place at the Forêt d’enseignement et de recherche du Lac Duparquet (FERLD) located about an hour from Rouyn-Noranda airport (YUY).

As of April 2015, there are two Air Canada flights scheduled to come into Rouyn-Noranda at 17h50 and 20h15 on Tuesday September 15th. We will provide transportation from the airport to the research station, but we need to know in advance on which flight you will arrive. We highly recommend that you reserve early because these flights run on Dash-8 planes with only 40 seats.

The meeting will end on Friday September 18th with a field trip. On our way back from the tour we will stop-by the airport in time for the Air Canada departing flights of 18h10 and 20h35. We will drop off those who don’t depart that evening at their choice of hotel in Rouyn-Noranda. Please note that in this case, dinner, hotel and transportation from Rouyn-Noranda to the airport will not be provided. Again, we recommend that you book your flights early.

Accomodation

The meeting venue is a research forest station (FERLD) that offers on-site accommodation in form of double or triple occupation rooms with bunk beds. A maximum of 30 participants can stay in these facilities and the price of the meeting includes accommodation. We suggest that you share a room with someone you’re comfortable.

Welcome

This year and for the second time in history, the annual meeting of the Poplar and Willow Council of Canada will take place in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region of north western Quebec. Participants will be hosted at the Lake Duparquet Research and Teaching Forest research station link of Université du Québec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, 15-18th September 2015. Between 20-30 participants are expected, to discuss poplar and willow management in natural forest and reclamation contexts. The objective of this meeting is to create discussion and networking opportunities during a day of conferences and 2 days of field trips. The number of places is limited, so please register early!

- Mrs. Annie DesRochers

Chair CCPS 2015, UQAT