Percy Barr’s Research Forest Legacy

Percy Barr on a velocipede near Aleza Lake, BC.

I wrote this article for the UBC Branchlines Alumni Newsletter, December 2006 issue, and it is published here with permission. It tells the story of one of the individuals who played a pivotal role in establishing the former Aleza Lake Experiment Station and is a great example of how this research facility was a launching point for many distinguished careers in the “early days” of BC forestry. Find out more about ALRF history here.

If you have memories of the Aleza Lake Experiment Station, or you know some one who does, please share them with us by posting a comment on this article!!

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