Lloyd S Hawbolt

Nova Scotia Forestry Hall of Fame - Lloyd S Hawbolt

Inducted in 2009

Lloyd began his forestry career in Nova Scotia when he was hired by the Department of Lands and Forests as their first provincial forest entomologist in 1944. He formed the Division of Forest Biology in 1947 which dealt with forest insect and disease issues in the province. He co-authored important reports including: The Forest Resources of Nova Scotia in 1958 and the first Normal Yield Tables for Nova Scotia. Lloyd actively promoted forestry education through his direction of the Forest Extension Program including the Christmas Tree and school visitation programs and the establishment of the Antrim Demonstration Woodlot. Lloyd published articles on blueberries, Christmas trees, peer reviewed articles on the birch dieback, and was instrumental in publication of The Trees Around Us - A Manual for Good Forestry Practices published in 1981.

Graduate: Nova Scotia Agricultural College; 
McGill University BSc. Agriculture 1938;
MSc Forest Entomology 1946.

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