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About AtlanTIC

Looking after the economical and environmental well-being of Atlantic Canada by tree improvement.

Here at AtlanTIC - Atlantic Tree Improvement Council, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2020, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion to the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs.

Our Mission

To realize the economic and environmental benefits of tree improvement in Atlantic Canada through collaborative breeding, field testing, resource sharing, and research



  • Pan-Atlantic coordination of tree breeding, research trials and germplasm collections

  • Development and execution of long-term, strategic plan for tree improvement in the region

  • Promoting collaboration between researchers and optimization of research infrastructure and equipment

  • Transfer and translation of new discoveries to members

  • Development of research and extension funding proposals

  • Nurturing collaborative partnerships for tree improvement in North America and Internationally

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