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Haida Looplex X Canoe

Haida Looplex X Canoe

Read the inspiring story behind the canoe.
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Favorable climatic conditions for tree growth and ecosystem function: Meta-analyses

Favorable climatic conditions for tree growth and ecosystem function: Meta-analyses

Evapotranspiration and favorable growing degree-days are key to tree height growth and ecosystem functioning: Meta-analyses of Pacific Northwest historical data

Tarek Koudmani (Forestry)

Tarek Koudmani (Forestry)

This was my first work term in co-op, and my job was a Forest Technician, working for Forsite in Mackenzie. Most of my days are spent doing timber development, essentially preparing the block for harvest. Some of my most common tasks are laying out boundary, and roads, as well as traversing and assessing streams.

Andrew Ferguson (Natural Resources Conservation)

For my second co-op term I have been working for the British Columbia Conservation Foundation as part of the Spartina Control Crew. This crew is made by possible by the collaboration of numerous stakeholders throughout the lower mainland, including the cities of Vancouver, Delta, Surrey, Port Moody, as well as, Environment Canada, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and Ducks Unlimited Canada.

Emily Dang (Urban Forestry)

For my fifth and final Co-op work term this summer, I was fortunate enough to work abroad in China at one of UBC Forestry’s partnered schools – Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University! Usually students from FAFU transfer to UBC as part of the 2+2/3+2 program, so this was the first time the opposite happened where a UBC student came to FAFU. Because of this, I was unofficially assigned the role of UBC representative and given various opportunities to explore our partnered school and strengthen the FAFU-UBC relationship.

Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded the Award for Excellence in Open Education

Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded the Award for Excellence in Open Education

Dr. Maja Krzic’s leadership has been instrumental in transforming provincial, national, and international post-secondary soil science education.

World’s city greening experts gather in Vancouver

World’s city greening experts gather in Vancouver

Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, with more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assembling in Vancouver next week.

The Sopron Story: Looking back 60 years later

The Sopron Story: Looking back 60 years later

How 200 Hungarian forestry students found their way to UBC. Learn more