Forestry in the News

2018

HeadlineSourceResearcherDate
Saving B.C.’s caribou won’t come without sacrifice, says conservation expertCBC News; The NarwhalTara MartinDecember 8
Baby orangutans attend ‘jungle school’ run by UBC researcherCBC; Globe and Mail; National Post; Vancouver Sun; The Province; Star Vancouver; Kamloops Matters; ET Canada; Standard-Freeholder; Vancouver Is AwesomeJacqueline Sunderland-GrovesNovember 29
Expert on conservation decision making to speak at UNBCPrince George CitizenTara MartinNovember 29
World Forum on Urban ForestryMediakey; Corriere Della Sera; Lifegate; Facebook;Cecil KonijnendijkNovember 28
Alberta oil communities need a transition plan, not new pipelinesNational PostHisham ZerriffiNovember 28
Vancouver salmon researcher receives national nodTimes ColonistScott HinchNovember 28
SBP names standards committee membersCanadian BiomassGary BullNovember 26
A Warming Climate Brings New Crops to Frigid ZonesThe Wall Street JournalElizabeth WolkovichNovember 25
Interview - RE: upcoming World Forum on Urban Forestry. (segment begins 00:15:00)TelemantovaCecil KonijnendijkNovember 22
Climate change is upending the predictability of Italy’s wine industryThe Seattle TimesElizabeth WolkovichNovember 21
B.C. Loggers Aren't Immune To The March Of The RobotsHuffington PostJohn Innes; Dominik RoeserNovember 21
'It blows my mind': How B.C. destroys a key natural wildfire defence every yearCBC NewsLori DanielsNovember 17
Dogs and their owners squeezed out of B.C.'s great outdoors as new bans introducedCBC NewsJohn InnesNovember 17
The uncertain future of U.S. coal communitiesThe ConversationHisham ZerriffiNovember 11
Using gene editing to control forest fires? It could be a reality if anti-biotechnology activists don’t block itGenetic Literacy ProjectJörg BohlmannOctober 23
How technology is transforming B.C.’s forest industryWood BusinessNicholas CoopsOctober 23
New decision-making framework identifies the best uses for scarce conservation resourcesThe UbysseyTara MartinOctober 23
Saving Species, On a BudgetTVOTara MartinOctober 22
Guyana deforestation rate hits 7-year low, officials sayMongabayJanette BulkanOctober 19
Fighting fire with fire: forestry experts call for more controlled burning in B.C.Global NewsLori DanielsOctober 16
Canada has some of the world’s last wild places. Are we keeping our promise to protect them?The NarwhalShannon HagermanOctober 15
Urban forests key to managing climate change, UBC conference hearsVancouver SunCecil KonijnendijkOctober 15
Innovate BC awards nearly $1 million to four research projectsBC BusinessJack SaddlerOctober 12
International conference in Vancouver talks about protecting urban forestsGlobal NewsCecil KonijnendijkOctober 2
Rental housing, beyond the increase cap. Importance of trees. (33 minute mark)CBC - BC TodayStephen SheppardSeptember 26
New tool developed by UBC researchers helps conservationists make smarter decisionsScience Codex; Electronics 360; Science DailyTara MartinSeptember 17
RED ALERT
B.C.’s wild salmon population is dwindling.
What is going wrong and why?
Canadian WildlifeScott HinchSeptember 17
B.C. wildfires 2018: Premier says wildfires prompted unprecedented second state of emergencyOsburn OracleLori DanielsSeptember 17
Too expensive to save? Why the best way to protect endangered species could mean letting some goThe Globe and MailTara MartinSeptember 14
Understanding insect damage over timeThe Harvard GazetteJonathan DaviesSeptember 10
With more species at risk than resources to save them, conservationists face hard choicesCBC NewsTara MartinSeptember 7
How much insects eatEurekAlert!Jonathan DaviesSeptember 4
Hungry and homeless: B.C. wildfires are forcing bears out of critical habitatsCBC NewsCole BurtonSeptember 3
How to plant a trillion treesNatureCindy PrescottAugust 29
SCIENCE MATTERS: Climate change combines with other factors to fuel wildfiresThe CoastLori DanielsAugust 28
Column: Wildfires; lightning, people . . . and climate changeThe Nelson DailyLori DanielsAugust 28
Crews working to mitigate impact of future B.C. wildfiresNews 1130Lori DanielsAugust 27
Patricia Dunn: Communities need more say in forest practices to reduce fire riskThe ProvinceLori DanielsAugust 27
"All of us need to learn to live with fire"The Big Story Podcast; News 1130Lori DanielsAugust 27
As wildfires rage, is it time to rethink how we manage forests?Global NewsVerena Griess; William NikolakisAugust 26
Wildfire smoke not affecting plants: Squamish gardenerVancouver CourierRobert GuyAugust 23
Vancouver residents encouraged to water trees as hot, dry weather continuesVancouver CourierRobert GuyAugust 22
Why We’re Losing the Fight Against WildfiresThe TyeeLori DanielsAugust 22
B.C. premier says wildfires prompted unprecedented second state of emergencyCanada's National ObserverLori DanielsAugust 22
Unravelling an unprecedented natural disaster – why is B.C. burning every summer?Vancouver CourierLori DanielsAugust 22
One third of B.C. communities don’t have wildfire prevention plan: UBC profNews 1130Lori DanielsAugust 21
B.C. wildfires renew experts' concern over hectares of dead or dying treesThe Globe and MailLori DanielsAugust 20
Everything Donald Trump got wrong linking California wildfires to Canadian lumber importsMaclean'sDavid AndisonAugust 17
Wildfire haze, poor air quality could last at least 2 more weeksRichmond News; Vancouver is Awesome; Lori DanielsAugust 16
How B.C. homeowners can prepare for wildfiresCBC NewsLori DanielsAugust 16
B.C. declares state of emergency as more than 500 wildfires burnThe Globe and MailLori DanielsAugust 15
Climate change hit poorest Canadians the hardest, say expertsThe StarLori DanielsAugust 15
Aerial advantage: UAVs and big data are changing the fibre supply gameWood BusinessIRSS LabAugust 14
How climate change is making B.C.’s wildfire season hotter, longer, drierThe NarwhalLori DanielsAugust 13
Lightning sets hundreds of new forest fires in B.C. over the weekendThe StarDavid AndisonAugust 12
Fighting historic wildfires amid bad ideas and no fundingThe ConversationLori DanielsAugust 8
Forest management could be causing more harm than good, says UBC profCBC NewsLori DanielsAugust 7
Pradhan Mantri Ujjawla Yojana: Smokeless kitchens are becoming a realityFinancial ExpressHisham ZerriffiAugust 7
UBC's Citizen's Coolkit provides tips to cool your home and neighbourhoodCBC NewsStephen SheppardJuly 30
Garbage cans, thigh chafing, cool kit, global wildfires, Union contracts, Pride and Progress series, Minister Trevena respond to union contracts, swift-water rescue, Fred LeeCBC The Early Edition - 1:20:38 timemarkStephen SheppardJuly 30
Garbage cans, thigh chafing, cool kit, global wildfires, Union contracts, Pride and Progress series, Minister Trevena respond to union contracts, swift-water rescue, Fred LeeCBC The Early Edition - 1:31:19 timemarkLori DanielsJuly 30
Climate change is here, and the world is burningThe Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 26
Survey looks to identify community wildfire prevention needs in B.CRadio NLLori DanielsJuly 22
Do trees talk? Lopez Library shows ‘Intelligent Trees’The Islands' WeeklySuzanne SimardJuly 19
Scientists are speeding up evolution to build climate change resistanceFast CompanySally AitkenJuly 18
Mountain pine beetle turns Jasper forests red, raises fire concerns among residentsCBC NewsAllan CarrollJuly 16
Liza Phase 2 to pose only ‘minor risks’ to environment – EIAGuyana ChronicleJanette BulkanJuly 10
Shuswap Outdoors column: Trees planted farther north in BC part of changes to forestrySalmon Arm ObserverSally AitkenJuly 6
High lumber prices keeping forestry sector strong - for nowCFJC TodayHarry NelsonJuly 5
'It's just devastating': Searching for tree-eating bugs and other signs of life in B.C.'s charred forests
CBC NewsLori DanielsJuly 3
Trees are essential infrastructure in our towns and cities, say urban forestersCBC Sunday EditionCecil KonijnendijkJuly 1
Firefighters learn lessons from catastrophic wildfire seasonCBC The NationalLori Daniels, Ken Day and the Alex Fraser Research Forest staffJune 29
B.C. Parks needs more funding to keep up with demandVancouver Sun; The ProvinceHarry NelsonMay 23
Interior flooding and wildfire preventionCBC On The Coast (Starts at 01:40:18)Lori DanielsMay 21
Even underground oilsands mines can harm forest wildlifeCBC News; Global News; The Toronto Star; Yahoo! News; The Chronicle Herald; News 1130; Cole BurtonMay 10
Is B.C. headed for another devastating summer of wildfires?National ObserverLori DanielsMay 9
Three new members appointed to the Forest Practices Board
BC Government News; Forest Practices BoardBruce LarsonMay 7
How worsening wildfires fuel a discouraging trend for more floodingVancouver SunLori DanielsMay 4
Catch and DeceasedHakai MagazineArthur BassMay 2
Why some African birds stay home longer? UBC team finds outInternational Business TimesMartha Nelson-FlowerApril 20
The tropical family tree: Tracking forests’ evolutionary past
CIFOR Forests NewsTerry SunderlandMarch 28
Globe 2018’s great fossil fuel phase-out debateBusiness In VancouverJack SaddlerMarch 20
Climates change faster in a warmer and wetter worldClimate News NetworkColin MahonyMarch 16
He collects used chopsticks from restaurants and recycles them into building materialsBC BusinessFelix BöckMarch 16
Potential impacts of warmer and wetter summers in the near futureAccuWeatherColin MahonyMarch 1
What Will Sawmills of the Future Look Like?
Logging and Sawmilling JournalJulie CoolFebruary 27
We’ve been tracking the progress of this tree eating a sign for 5 years
Vancouver Is AwesomeRobert GuyJan 22
Alberta’s mountain pine beetles likely survived cold snapCBC NewsAllan Carroll Jan 3