University of Northern British Columbia

Dr. Staffan Lindgren

Fil. Kand. (Uppsala/Umeň, Sweden), MPM, Ph.D. (Simon Fraser)
Telephone (250) 960-5846, FAX (250) 960-5539, E-mail:

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Research interests

  • Chemical Ecology of Insects, particularly bark beetles, wood borers, and weevils
  • Factors affecting conifer susceptibility to insect attack
  • Forest Insect Ecology, particularly effects by insects on forest succession, and effects by forest management on insect fauna, in particular ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
  • Forest Insect Management

Courses taught

  • FSTY 307 Forest health (Team-taught with Dr. Kathy Lewis, UNBC)
  • BIOL 202 Invertebrate zoology
  • BIOL 322 Entomology
  • BIOL 421 Insects, fungi, and society (Co-taught)
  • NRES 733 Plant-Animal Interactions
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  • Research

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