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Emily Cranston Receives NSERC 2021 E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship

UBC Forestry congratulates Dr. Emily Cranston for receiving the NSERC 2021 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. Considered a world-leading nanoscientist, Dr. Cranston is being recognized for her innovative contributions to the fields of bio-based nanomaterials.

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UBC Forestry Awarded $500K to Expand Global Study Options for Indigenous, Disabled and Lower-Income Students

UBC Faculty of Forestry was recently awarded $500,000 from Universities Canada to expand international study options in countries such as Ecuador, Chile, Germany, Austria, Italy and Finland, for Indigenous students as well as disabled and lower-income students.

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Domestic cats drive spread of Toxoplasma parasite to wildlife

New UBC Faculty of Forestry research suggests free-roaming cats are likely to blame for the spread of the potentially deadly Toxoplasma gondii parasite to wildlife in densely-populated urban areas.

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Forest(Reads): Black Faces, White Spaces

December 3, 2021 2pm

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Forest(Reads) is a joint initiative between the Faculty of Forestry’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council and the Associate Dean, Academic of the Faculty. This year, the initiative will focus on the book “Black Faces, White Spaces” by storyteller, author and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney.

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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 - Summer 2021

Check out our Summer 2021 Branchlines, Volume 32. This edition looks at UBC Forestry’s Commonwealth Forestry Conference, developing artificial trees for cities of the future, and fostering a new generation of nature lovers. Want to learn more? Read on!

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Urban Forestry at the UBC Farm: Uncovering the Potential

The Sunderland Lab conducted a complete inventory of the UBC Farm conservation forest, the largest contiguous forested area on campus.

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Developing Artificial Trees for Cities of the Future

The Sustainable Functional Biomaterials Lab is developing artificial trees for water treatment, including purification and desalination.

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11 Years As Dean: A Look Back

A parting message from John Innes as he reminisces over the last 11 years he was the Dean of UBC Forestry.

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