Continuing my work placement at the Dean’s Office in Forestry as a Co-op Assistant, I leveraged various opportunities on campus to share my experience as a student, and as a staff member, of UBC Forestry.
This summer I have been working as a Communications Intern with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). I have been writing stories about conservation and the work that NCC does on its properties in Alberta.
For my third co-op work term, I returned to E.S. Cropconsult Ltd. as an Assistant Supervisor. This includes being part of leading a team of field technicians in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in berry crops throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.
BSCN-UBC Tree Ring Lab This summer, I have been working at the UBC Tree Ring Lab as a research assistant. For the first month of this work term, I scanned and measured tree ring samples. Since June, I have been working near Williams Lake setting up new plots and remeasuring old ones to assess how forest […]
During this work term at ES Cropconsult, I have been working on monitoring potato crop fields for pests and diseases. The field data I collected informs farmers of potential threats to their fields, and how and/or when to deal with these threats.
I have been working at Capilano Golf and Country Club, one of the top 10 golf courses in Canada. Maintenance plays a big role in order to be in the top rankings, which is what I am responsible for.
As a summer student/student forester at the Lower Thompson Community Forest Society, I have planted trees, helped supervise tree planters, analyzed and assessed blocks for free to grow requirements or prescriptions, and manual brushing as needed to meet said requirements and a host of other opportunities.
In my fourth and final co-op term, I’ve been working with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Programs Delivery team for the Programs Directorate within the Pan-Canadian Framework Implementation Office (PCFIO).