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Celebrating National Aboriginal Day – June 21

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day – June 21

On June 21 National Aboriginal Day is celebrating 20 years of strong vibrant cultures and traditions. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous Peoples.

Dr John Innes

Dr John Innes, Dean, Faculty of Forestry, appointed second term

A message from Angela Redish, Provost and Vice-President Academic pro tem: I am very pleased to announce that, on the recommendation of Interim President Martha Piper, the Board of Governors has approved the extension of appointment of Dr. John Innes as Dean of the Faculty of Forestry for a second term, commencing July 1, 2016, until June 30, 2021.

UBC Forestry’s online courses wins CNIE-RCIE Award

UBC Forestry’s online courses wins CNIE-RCIE Award

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education has awarded the Faculty of Forestry the winner of the CNIE-RCIE Award in the category of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration for its work on the Sustainable Forest Management online courses. The CNIE-RCÍE Awards recognizes excellence in innovative educational practices in the use […]

UBC Forestry's online courses wins CNIE-RCIE Award

UBC Forestry's online courses wins CNIE-RCIE Award

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education has awarded the Faculty of Forestry the winner of the CNIE-RCIE Award in the category of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration for its work on the Sustainable Forest Management online courses. The CNIE-RCÍE Awards recognizes excellence in innovative educational practices in the use […]

The fight to keep a rare woodpecker in Canada

The fight to keep a rare woodpecker in Canada

Researchers are fighting to keep a rare bird in Canada, sewing tiny trackers onto their tail feathers to map their movements. Knowing the threatened birds’ flight patterns and where they eat will help them better understand how to protect their habitat from tree cutting in southern BC

Join the Faculty of Forestry at the DEMO International Conference

Join the Faculty of Forestry at the DEMO International Conference

Join the Faculty of Forestry at this year’s DEMO International Conference in downtown Vancouver from September 19th-21st. This year’s conference is titled “Canada’s Forest Sector: Adapting to a New Reality”.