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Latest Issue - Winter 2020

Check out our Winter 2020 Branchlines, Volume 31. This edition looks at UBC Forestry’s new degree & certificate programs for 2021, spinning gold from wood, and a century of Forestry in an alumnus family. Want to learn more? Read on!

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Do You Know the Invasive Plants of Metro Vancouver?

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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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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Summer 2020

Check out our Summer 2020 Branchlines, Volume 31. This edition looks at Wildfires during COVID-19, biosurveillance, and using satellite images to detect fire patterns. Want to learn more? Read on!

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Spring 2020

Check out our Spring 2020 Branchlines, Volume 31. This edition looks at Fireguard Rehabilitation in the Alex Fraser Research Forest, addresses the need for better protection for Wild Salmon, and features exciting research on the applications of Nanocellulose materials. Want to learn more? Read on!

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