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It’s Now or Never: Mobilizing Practitioners for Collective Action

UBC Forestry’s CALP group hosted the ‘Now or Never’ workshop for climate practitioners, consisting of representatives from NGOs, consulting firms, academic & research groups, and policy-makers in a Call to Collective Action meeting.

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Future of Prefabrication Symposium

Attend the virtual online Future of Prefabrication Symposium (February 19 & 26, March 5 & 12, 2021), open to all interested in the future of prefabrication in wood.

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The Social Life of Forests

An in-depth profile of UBC Faculty of Forestry’s Dr Suzanne Simard was recently featured on the cover of New York Times Magazine as well as their Sunday podcast.

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Mark your calendars! Keep informed on upcoming events, webinars, and key dates from the Faculty of Forestry.

UBC Wood Products Processing Virtual Co-op Presentation Night

January 28, 2021 6pm - 8pm

Around the world! Registered guests will receive a link to the event closer to the date.

Intermediate and senior students in the BSc Wood Products Processing degree program at the University of British Columbia will be delivering presentations on their most recent co-op work terms. This is a fantastic opportunity to see what our students are able to accomplish in the work place.

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A Conversation with Dr Robin Wall Kimmerer

January 29, 2021 1pm - 2:30pm

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UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1pm -2:30pm PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants will be joined by moderators, Dr Daniel…

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Professional Master’s Degree Programs – Panel Discussion

February 16, 2021 10am - 11am

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Join the UBC Faculty of Forestry on Feb 16 at 10 AM (PST) for a joint panel discussion with all four of our Professional Master’s Degree Programs! Get the inside scoop on the application process and program logistics.

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Webinar: A Prospectus for Conservation

February 18, 2021 12pm - 1pm

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UBC Forestry Professor Tara Martin will outline her recent conservation work on the Fraser River Estuary at this webinar on February 18, 2021.

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Branchlines

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Welcome to Branchlines, a quarterly publication from the Faculty of Forestry. Featuring important news, engaging articles, exciting research, and more! Want to stay informed? Check out our current issue of Branchlines to find out what is happening in forestry and conservation, in BC and beyond.

Latest Issue - Winter 2020

Check out our Winter 2020 Branchlines, Volume 31. This edition looks at UBC Forestry’s new degree & certificate programs for 2021, spinning gold from wood, and a century of Forestry in an alumnus family. Want to learn more? Read on!

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Do You Know the Invasive Plants of Metro Vancouver?

Can you identify Vancouver’s most invasive plants? New study shows knowledge can improve economic & human health impacts of outreach programs

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How Does Road Visibility Influence Grizzly Bear Movement?

Grizzly bears are an iconic symbol of North American wildlife, but populations have faced large declines in the past decades. Most grizzly bear deaths occur as a result of human-bear conflict, typically poaching and self-defence kills. And what brings people and bears together? Roads. A recent study found that 86% of grizzly bear deaths occurred…

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Can You Study Great Apes During a Pandemic?

How can we conduct conservation research of endangered great ape populations while limiting human impact during a global pandemic?

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