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Branchlines

Latest Issue - Summer 2021

Check out our Summer 2021 Branchlines, Volume 32. This edition looks at UBC Forestry’s Commonwealth Forestry Conference, developing artificial trees for cities of the future, and fostering a new generation of nature lovers. Want to learn more? Read on!

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Developing Artificial Trees for Cities of the Future

The Sustainable Functional Biomaterials Lab is developing artificial trees for water treatment, including purification and desalination.

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11 Years As Dean: A Look Back

A parting message from John Innes as he reminisces over the last 11 years he was the Dean of UBC Forestry.

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New Climate-Proof Smart Bat Hits It Out of the Park

A new high-performing baseball bat designed at UBC uses sustainably produced materials to combat wood production impacts by climate change.

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Spring 2021

Check out our Spring 2021 Branchlines, Volume 32. This edition looks at UBC Forestry’s first-ever virtual Commonwealth Forestry Conference, reconciliation through restoration, genomics in society, and cellulose as a material of the future.

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Winter 2020

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.

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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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