Rayyan Husaain

Rayyan Husaain

BSFS – Greenways Land Trust. For my first co-op work term, I joined Greenways Land Trust in Campbell River, BC as a Conservation Projects Assistant. Greenways is a non-profit organization that seeks to enhance natural areas for the benefit of wildlife and local communities. A considerable part of my work involved mapping Scotch Broom on […]

Christopher Quilty

Christopher Quilty

BSFS – Industrial Forestry Service. For my first co-op work term I worked for Industrial Forestry Service in Dawson Creek where I helped complete multiphase block development contracts. This exposed me to different aspects of consulting work, starting with block reconnaissance where I had to identify major tree species and terrain features such as streams […]

Zhiyun Cheng

Zhiyun Cheng

BSFS – Department of Forest Resources Management UBC I worked as a geomatics research assistant at Dr. Nicholas Coops’ Integrated Remote Sensing Studio for my second co-op term. This is a very relaxed and diverse community. There is no fixed working hours, and people are allowed to bring their dogs to the office. The graduate […]

Cody Lai

Cody Lai

  BUF – Bartlett Tree Experts Canada For my third co-op I worked with Bartlett Tree Experts out in Delta as a groundsman. The job had a large learning curve the first month. I learned how to use basic arborist tools such as a chainsaw and climbing gear. Other than the tools, I had to […]

Georgina Magnus

Georgina Magnus

  BSCN – The Forest Practices Board A professional hydrologist, an Investigator from the Board and myself met in the Okanagan to do an aerial over-view of the Peachland watershed. My first ever helicopter experience was followed by an on-the-ground site visit to investigate the condition of roads, landslides and water passages (ex. culverts) in […]