Gunnar Nilsson & Mickey Lammers Research Forest

The research forest contains six interpretive trails. The Oxbow Lake Trail will be completed in 2015 and a forestry-themed playground was constructed in 2013. The research forest has 10 geocaches which provide information regarding forestry, geography, and research.

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Trailhead sign at Gunnar Nilsson Mickey Lammers Research Forest. Photo credit: Government of Yukon

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Robin Sharples robin.sharples@gov.yk.ca (867) 633-7908
Secondary Contact Robert Legare robert.legare@gov.yk.ca (867) 456-3811

Download Gunnar Nilsson and Mickey Lammers Research Forest profile as a PDF document

Owner
Government of Yukon Forest Management Branch

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/gnml_research_forest.html

Latitude
60.85

Longitude
-136.216667

Location
North of Whitehorse

Nearest Community
Whitehorse

Territory/ Province
Yukon

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Government of Yukon land. Traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dun and Ta’an Kwach’an First Nations.

Facility Type
Year-Round Research Station, Community Research Facility, Site for Observing/Monitoring

Research Hinterland
Forest, Taiga / Boreal forest

Power
External Electrical Grid

Communications
Telephone

Local Transportation
N/A

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
N/A

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
No dining/kitchen facilities on site. Dining/kitchen services nearby

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
Gas stations nearby

Research Requirements
A Yukon Scientists and Explorers Act permit may apply

Special Rules and Regulations
Installation of new research trials must be consistent with the strategic plan and requires permission from the Forest Management Branch. See strategic plan for the research forest.
www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/pdf/gnml_rf__strat_plan_final_2014.pdf

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Whitehorse General Hospital

Research History
See strategic plan for the research forest.
www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/pdf/gnml_rf__strat_plan_final_2014.pdf

Current Projects
See strategic plan for the research forest.
www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/pdf/gnml_rf__strat_plan_final_2014.pdf

Main Research Disciplines
Environmental Sciences, Terrestrial biology/ecology

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
N/A

Other Information
Information about the research forest can be found at http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/pdf/Research_forest_brochure(1).pdf and on this map:http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/forestry/pdf/GNML__research_ForestTrails_20141006.pdf.

Last Updated
2015-05-30

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Forestry-themed playground at the Gunnar Nilsson Mickey Lammers Research Forest. Photo credit: Government of Yukon