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Latest Issue - 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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Wildfire in the Era of COVID-19

The term “new normal” is taking on yet another new meaning for us in British Columbia. Wildfires defined 2017 and 2018, when intense, fast-moving and uncontrollable fires burned a record-breaking 2.5 million hectares of grasslands and forests. Those fires emitted two and three times the normal annual carbon dioxide emissions for our entire province and…

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Protecting Canadian Forests Through Applied Biosurveillance Research

Invasive alien forest species represent a significant threat to Canada’s forests. One consequence of the expansion of global trade and transportation networks is a sharp increase in the number of foreign invasive insects and pathogens that are intercepted or introduced to our shores. Once they arrive, these invasive species are hard to eliminate or contain,…

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Assessing Ecological and Social Impacts of Urban Forests

Urban forests have an important role to play. Their potential to maintain & improve quality of life has gained considerable scientific focus.

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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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Winter 2019

Check out our Winter 2019 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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Fall 2019

Check out the Fall 2019 edition of Branchlines. Covering important stories and research, from local climate change mobilization, to innovative wood bioproducts research, to the next generation of wood-based tall buildings.

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