Scientific publications

greenhouse gas offset program, through tree planting

Boucher et al 2019

Boucher, J.-F., Tremblay, P., Lefebvre, A., Fradette, O., Bouchard, S., and Lord, D. 2019. The carbon fraction in biomass and organic matter in boreal open woodlands of Eastern Canada. Écoscience: 1-6. doi: 10.1080/11956860.2019.1586119.

Ouimet et al. 2018

Ouimet, R., Boucher, J.F., Tremblay, P., and Lord, D. 2018. Comparing soil profiles of adjacent forest stands with contrasting tree densities: lichen woodlands vs. black spruce-feathermoss stands in the continuous boreal forest. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 98(3): 458-468. doi: 10.1139/cjss-2018-0017.

Faubert et al 2017

Faubert, P., Durocher, S., Bertrand, N., Ouimet, R., Rochette, P., Tremblay, P., Boucher, J.F., and Villeneuve, C. 2017. Greenhouse Gas Emissions after Application of Landfilled Paper Mill Sludge for Land Reclamation of a Nonacidic Mine Tailings Site. J Environ Qual 46(5): 950-960. doi: 10.2134/jeq2017.03.0119.

Dufour et al 2016

Dufour, B., Boucher, J.F., Tremblay, P., Mailly, D., and Lord, D. 2016. Black-spruce-lichen woodlands growth and carbon drawdown potentials as revealed by mature stands. Boreal Environment Research 21(1-2): 71-86.

Cavard et al 2015

Cavard, X., Boucher, J.F., and Bergeron, Y. 2015. Vegetation and topography interact with weather to drive the spatial distribution of wildfires in the eastern boreal forest of Canada. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24(3): 391-406. doi: 10.1071/wf13128.

Dessureault et al 2015

Dessureault, P.L., Boucher, J.F., Tremblay, P., Bouchard, S., and Villeneuve, C. 2015. Uncovering the Minor Contribution of Land-Cover Change in Upland Forests to the Net Carbon Footprint of a Boreal Hydroelectric Reservoir. Journal of Environmental Quality 44(4): 1111-1118. doi: 10.2134/jeq2015.02.0071.

Gonzalez et al 2013

Gonzalez, E., Hebert, F., Boucher, J.-F., Sirois, P., and Lord, D. 2013. Lichen-spruce woodland early indicators of ecological resilience following silvicultural disturbances in Québec’s closed-crown forest zone. American Journal of Plant Sciences 4: 749-765.

Hébert et al 2013

Hebert, F., Boucher, J.F., Walsh, D., Tremblay, P., Cote, D., and Lord, D. 2013. Black spruce growth and survival in boreal open woodlands 10 years following mechanical site preparation and planting. Forestry 87(2): 277-286. doi: 10.1093/forestry/cpt052.

Laurent et al 2013

Laurent, A.B., Gaboury, S., Wells, J.R., Bonfils, S., Boucher, J.F., Sylvie, B., D’Amours, S., and Villeneuve, C. 2013. Cradle-to-Gate Life-Cycle Assessment of a Glued-Laminated Wood Product from Quebec’s Boreal Forest. For. Prod. J. 63(5-6): 190-198. doi: 10.13073/fpj-d-13-00048.

Tremblay et al 2013

Tremblay, P., Boucher, J.-F., Tremblay, M., and Lord, D. 2013. Afforestation of boreal open woodlands: Early performance and ecophysiology of planted black spruce seedlings. Forests 4(2): 433-454.

Boucher et al 2012

Boucher, J.F., Tremblay, P., Gaboury, S., and Villeneuve, C. 2012. Can boreal afforestation help offset incompressible GHG emissions from Canadian industries? Process Safety and Environmental Protection 90(6): 459-466. doi: 10.1016/j.psep.2012.10.011.

Madec et al 2012

Madec, C., Walsh, D., Lord, D., Tremblay, P., Boucher, J.-F., and Bouchard, S. 2012. Afforestation of black spruce lichen woodlands by natural seeding. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 29(4): 191-196.

Gaboury et al 2009

Gaboury, S., Boucher, J.F., Villeneuve, C., Lord, D., and Gagnon, R. 2009. Estimating the net carbon balance of boreal open woodland afforestation: A case-study in Quebec’s closed-crown boreal forest. Forest Ecol Manag 257(2): 483-494. doi: DOI 10.1016/j.foreco.2008.09.037.

Boucher et al 2008

Article de synthèse sur le «Potentiel et enjeux à propos de la création de puits de carbone en forêt boréale», par Boucher et coll., dans Liaison Énergie-Francophonie, Septembre 2008

Additional documents

Carbone boreal flyer (only in french)

GHG verification statement by the BNQ (2018, only in french)

GHG verification statement by the BNQ (2012, only in french)

Quantification protocol for afforestation projects in open woodlands of the closed-crown boreal forest

Carbone boréal project document version 2.2, 15 may 2018

Participation resolution of the Conseil des Montagnais du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean (only in french)