Assisted Migration and Climate Change

Adaptation, migration or extirpation: climate change outcomes for tree populations. Aitken, S.N.; Yeaman, S.; Holliday, J.A.; Wang, T.; Curtis-McLane, C. 2008. Evolutionary Applications 1:95–111.

Ecological impacts and management strategies for western larch in the face of climate-chamge. Rehfeldt, G.E.; Jaquish, B.C. 2010. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 15(3).

Integrating environmental and genetic effects to predict responses of tree populations to climate.  Wang, T.; O'Neill, G.A.; Aitken, S.N. 2010. Ecological Applications 20(1):153–163.



A survey of tree species of concern in Canada: the role for genetic conservation. Beardmore, T.; Loo, J.; McAfee, B.; Malouin, C.; Simpson, D.; 2006. The Forestry Chronicle 82(3):351–363.

Guidelines for collecting and storing seed for ex situ conservation



Chloroplast DNA polymorphisms in eastern hemlock: range-wide genogeographic analyses and implications for gene conservation. Lemieux, M.J.; Beaulieu, J.; Bousquet, J. 2011. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:1047–1059.

Inferring the past from the present phylogeographic structure of North American forest trees: seeing the forest for the genes. Jaramillo-Correa, J.P.; Beaulieu, J.; Khasa, D.P.; Bousquet, J. 2009.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(2):286–307.



Status of the limber pine (Pinus flexilis) in Alberta

Status of the whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) in Alberta

Alberta’s strategy for the management of species at risk 2009-2014'sStrategyForManagementOfSpeciesAtRisk2009-14.pdf


British Columbia

Assisted migration to address climate change in British Columbia: Recommendations for interim seed transfer standards

Forest tree genetic conservation status report 1: In situ conservation status of all indigenous British Columbia species

Forest tree genetic conservation status report 2: genetic conservation status of [British Columbia] operational tree species