Michael Bendzsak

michael bendzsak
Environment
Job Title
Research Scientist

Michael is a Registered Professional Forester and Research Scientist in SRC’s Environment Division. He has over 20 years’ experience in forest renewal and is best known for his work in silviculture, forest management and applied forest research. His interest in forest renewal has recently expanded to forest reclamation with an emphasis on long-term indicators of soil productivity/fertility. This work is the focus of his PhD candidacy in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan.

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engineered cover
September 26, 2018
written by Michael Bendzsak
Soil scientists have proposed a new type of soil based on the wide-spread effects of human activity: Anthroposols. We task this novel soil to mimic and support our ecosystems, but we're not sure how to measure its performance over time. One scientist is studying possible measures to see how well Anthroposols can supply nutrients to Canada's boreal forest.