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Register for the Burgess-Lane Special Lecture (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.


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Learning from Nature – Reconstructing Cellulose into High Performance Materials

Forest products are expanding beyond conventional wood, pulp, and paper products to include high-performance cellulose-based materials.


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Inclusive Innovation Action Fund

We are pleased to announce the Inclusive Innovation Action Fund to launch small creative endeavors designed for diversity & inclusion.


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Terry Sunderland Receives Scientific Achievement Award

Terry Sunderland was recently presented with the 2019 IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award at the XXV IUFRO Congress held in Curitiba, Brazil.


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Dr Scott Hinch Receives the 2019 Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society

Forest & Conservation Sciences professor, Dr Scott Hinch, received the Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society (AFS).


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Biodiversity highest on Indigenous-managed lands

UBC-led study suggests that Indigenous-managed lands may play a critical role in helping species survive. The study is the first to compare biodiversity and land management on such a broad geographic scale.


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UBC Researchers Bat for Gold with new Cricket Bat Design

A new cricket bat designed at UBC could put a high-performing bat into the hands of more youth and ultimately bring even more people into the sport.