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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).


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.


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.


UBC scientists find high mutation rates generating genetic diversity within huge, old-growth trees

This is the first evidence of the tremendous genetic variation that can accumulate in some of our tallest trees.


Remembering Dean Emeritus Robert Kennedy

It is with sadness that the Faculty of Forestry announces the passing of Dean Emeritus Robert (Bob) Kennedy, UBC alumnus and professor.


Congratulations to Our Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Nicholas Coops and Dr. Elizabeth Wolkovich were among the world-class scientists and scholars recognized from across the country to receive this honour.


UBC Recognized For Leadership in Wood

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was front and centre at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC held earlier this month winning 2 prominent awards that included the Jury’s Choice award for a large-scale robotically fabricated temporary timber installation.


Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

Congratulations to the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism (AP-FECM) for being recognized for their outstanding work in the International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO) & International Forestry Students' Association’s (IFSA) Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education.


New MoU signed between India and UBC Faculty of Forestry

This MoU will further develop forest science research collaborative partnership. Learn more


Study Highlights Lack of Fair Access to Urban Green Spaces

A new study has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours.
Read the study