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Live auction in support of UBC’s Faculty of Forestry field camp students

Live auction in support of UBC’s Faculty of Forestry field camp students

Join the Faculty of Forestry for a fundraising auction supporting the Faculty of Forestry’s field school and the students who attend. This auction is run in partnership with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and DEMO International® 2016.

Podcast: Radiolab – From Tree to Shining Tree

Podcast: Radiolab – From Tree to Shining Tree

From Radiolab.org: A forest can feel like a place of great stillness and quiet. But if you dig a little deeper, there’s a hidden world beneath your feet as busy and complicated as a city at rush hour.

TED Talk: How trees talk to each other

TED Talk: How trees talk to each other

In the summer of 2016, Suzanne Simard presents her TED talk on the hidden communication of trees.

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.