Research

Partnerships with provincial departments, private companies, and federal departments such as Canadian and United States Forest Service has led to many successes in the protection of our forests.

At Forest Protection Limited we have a long history of participating in research that enhances the ability of managers and operators to protect forests responsibly, effectively and above all safely with emphasis on cost control. Our company has benefited from partnerships with many government and academic organizations including the Canadian and US Forest Services, Provincial Departments, and numerous universities. These partnerships have fostered many successes in the protection of forests. Our activities with these organizations include Research and Development partnerships, forest fire suppression new technology testing, and insect control. Forest Protection Limited has played a key role in field trials of sex pheromones and biological insecticides using with state-of-the art delivery technologies that allow us to optomize low volume delivery with the maximum benefit to the forest and people.

When you need weather information, Forest Protection Limited can help. Our aircraft can carry research grade equipment for recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature and RH%. We also provide ground based weather monitoring services.

Monitoring meteorology conditions is essential for aerial applications, whether it’s seeding, spraying or wildfire control or for atmospheric research, air quality studies or plume behavior.

Our on-board meteorology equipment provides pilots and researchers with up-to-the-second knowledge of prevailing winds, temperature and RH%. Continuous meteorology profiles can be generated between different altitudes or point data can be collected with latitudes and longitudes so that your meteorological data can be put onto maps.