Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries 
Sign introducing Alberta-Pacific's interest in developing a fast growing hybrid poplar suitable for farming on private land in Alberta
Sign introducing Alberta-Pacific's interest in developing a fast growing hybrid poplar suitable for farming on private land in Alberta

Poplars trials using different poplars from around the world.
Poplars trials using different poplars from around the world.

Poplars growing in the trial plots
Poplars growing in the trial plots

Visitors on a tour of a early hybrid poplar experimental plot at the Alberta-Pacific pulp mill near Athabasca, Alberta.
Visitors on a tour of a early hybrid poplar experimental plot at the Alberta-Pacific pulp mill near Athabasca, Alberta.

Fly ash leftover from the pulping process.  Alberta-Pacific now uses this fly ash is as a soil enhancer and also as a road stabilizer, thereby keeping it out of the landfill.
Fly ash leftover from the pulping process. Alberta-Pacific now uses this fly ash is as a soil enhancer and also as a road stabilizer, thereby keeping it out of the landfill.

Fly ash stored at the landfill on Alberta-Pacific's land near Athabasca
Fly ash stored at the landfill on Alberta-Pacific's land near Athabasca

Trees growing on land spread with fly ash in trials conducted by Al Berschi for his master's thesis research
Trees growing on land spread with fly ash in trials conducted by Al Berschi for his master's thesis research

Checking the soil
Checking the soil

Comparison of grains grown on land with and without spreading of fly ash from the pulp mill.
Comparison of grains grown on land with and without spreading of fly ash from the pulp mill.

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