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Forestry Graduate Student Information: COVID-19 Update

Staff in Forestry Graduate Program Unit are now working remotely but are still available to assist you. Please do not hesitate contact us.


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Important March 17th Letter to Undergraduate Students

Forestry Student Services is fully operational, but due to the very unique situation that we find ourselves in with COVID-19, effective Wednesday, March 18th at 1pm, we will be shifting to a remote advising office.


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UBC Faculty of Forestry Hosts Forests Summit 2020

University of British Columbia's Faculty of Forestry is pleased to announce that a promising step toward a bright future for British Columbia's forests has been achieved.


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UBC Forestry’s Cheryl Power Recognized for Outstanding Work in Caring for BC’s Forests

Cheryl Power, Assistant Manager of Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, received the Association of BC Forest Professionals’ Distinguished Forest Professional Award.


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UBC Forestry Part of North American Research Project Combating Climate Change

Two UBC Forestry professors have joined forces with a research team working to de-escalate the impact of wildfires caused by climate change.


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Alex Fraser Fireguard Rehabilitation Plan Addresses Forest Values

During the 2017 lightning-ignited fires in the Alex Fraser Research Forest, a 10,000-hectare parcel of crown land managed by the Faculty of Forestry to provide teaching and research opportunities. Resources and equipment were immediately deployed to suppress the fires. This included the construction of fireguards, areas strategically cleared of trees and other vegetation that serve as barriers around the perimeter of a wildfire. Fireguards work to stop a fire’s spread by removing all sources of fuel.


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Burgess-Lane Special Lecture on March 2, 2020

The Department of Wood Science in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC invites you to attend the 21st Burgess-Lane Special Lecture to be given by Prof. Derek G. Gray from McGill University - March 2, 2020.


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Building Reforestation Strategies Through Macroscale Analysis

Finding research-based solutions to decide on the best reforestation practices in regions experiencing dryer and warmer conditions.


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Protecting Wild Salmon in Uncertain Times

Addressing the challenges to protect, conserve, and manage wild Pacific salmon is a significant aspect of professor Scott Hinch's research.


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UBC Forestry – A Major Contributor to New Cambridge University Press Book on Sustainable Development

Our faculty members were among the international researchers contributing to a Cambridge University Press book on sustainable development.