recent contracts
Client: South Peace Municipalities
Title: South Peace Municipalities Mountain Pine Beetle Surveying
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Date: January 2008 - April 2008
Details: Xylem provided a 16-person crew that performed transect surveys in MPB infected pine stands. Control crews conducted on-site individual stand and peels.
Client: Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Title: Southern Rockies Mountain Pine Beetle Surveying Contract (North Crowsnest, South Crowsnest, Oldman)
Location: Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Date: November 2007 - January 2008
Details: Experienced crews surveyed thousands of hectares of infected pine stands and over 500 concentric (star probe) sites (numerous remote mountainous helicopter-access plots). Xylem supplied company Avalanche Safety Technicians, and provided in-house avalanche safety training for all survey staff.
Client: Blue Ridge Lumber (Division of West Fraser)
Title: Mountain Pine Beetle Biological Control & Progeny Site and Seed Orchard MPB Surveys
Date: June 2007
Location: Whitecourt, Alberta
Details: Survey crews surveyed Orchard and Progeny sites for MPB, and hung Verbenone repellants in grid pattern throughout all of Blue Ridge Lumber's sites.
Client: Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Title: ASRD Mountain Pine Beetle Surveying
Date: November 2006 - June 2007
Location: Worsley, Fox Creek, Grande Cache, Alberta
Details: Provided 14-person crews for MPB surveying. Contracts required extensive helicopter use, mapping, control recommendations, and survey crews provided concentric, transect, burn edge, and ground truth surveys.