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How Much do Metro Vancouverites Know About Invasive Plants?

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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UBC Forestry’s CALP Group Wins Tree Canada Award

Tree Canada awards UBC Forestry’s CALP group for their work on urban forestry research.

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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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Online MUFL Information Session

November 26, 2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Online

On November 26, 2020 at 9-10am, come learn more about MUFL and ask questions to the Program Director and Coordinator during our Online Info Session.

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Online MIF Information Session

December 10, 2020 1:00 - 2:00pm

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On December 10, 2020 at 1-2pm, come learn more about MIF and ask questions to the Program Director and Coordinator during our Online Info Session.

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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 - Fall 2020

Check out our Fall 2020 Branchlines, Volume 31. This edition looks at how road visibility may influence grizzly bear movements, studying apes during COVID-19, a novel portable DNA detection method, and Vancouverites’ knowledge of invasive species. Want to learn more? Read on!

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How Much do Metro Vancouverites Know About Invasive Plants?

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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