Forestry in the News

BC's New Forestry Course Absorbs International Students and Canada's First Research on Renewable Energy Economy
Ming Pao Canada (Mandarin)Feng Jiang; Scott RenneckarDecember 4
Students of colour on connecting with their cultures on campus

Maclean'sXuedan Xu, 4th year Forestry StudentDecember 3
Caribou habitat restoration may be ineffective in the short term, says UBC study

The London Free PressCole BurtonNovember 28
Grooming forests could be making fires worse, researchers warn
CBCLori DanielsNovember 25
In the Sierra, scientists bet on ‘survivor’ trees to withstand drought and climate changeLos Angeles TimesSally Aitken November 18
Supply, demand and stumpage: What you need to know about B.C.'s lumber industryCBCHarry NelsonNovember 14
West of the oilsands, another sector suffers its own ’existential crisis’ — in silenceFinancial PostGary BullNovember 13
Sowing the seeds to tackle the climate crisisThe Globe and MailHyunGu Kang, 3rd year Forestry StudentNovember 8
KFC Canada to test bamboo packaging for poutine starting next yearGlobe and Mail; Global News; MSNChunping DaiNovember 5
Why sounds of nature might be the best source of meditationThe Globe and MailMatilda van den BoschOctober 30
Drones help track wildfires, count wildlife and map plantsThe ConversationNicholas CoopsOctober 28
To save endangered species, the federal government needs the provinces' helpNational ObserverCole BurtonOctober 24
Climate change Is coming for America’s favourite wine grapeMother JonesElizabeth WolkovichOctober 17
Award recognizes CIFOR’s Terry Sunderland for landmark research defining forest-food nexusForests NewsTerry SunderlandOctober 10
Grizzly experts want research into emaciated bears photographed on B.C. coast
Vancouver Sun Cole BurtonOctober 9
Alex Fraser Research Forest gives students hands-on experienceThe Williams Lake TribuneStephanie EwenSeptember 21
Smarter ecosystems for smarter cities? A review of trends, technologies, and turning points for smart urban forestryScience DirectSophie NitoslawskiSeptember 16
After a devastating series of mill closures, can B.C.’s forestry industry recover?Global News; MSN NewsGary BullSeptember 13
Outbreak of hemlock looper moth hits North Shore, Metro watershedsVancouver Sun; The ProvinceAllan CarrollSeptember 11
Science looks beyond the pine beetle to a landscape of pests in B.C. forestsVancouver Sun; The ProvinceAllan CarrollSeptember 3
Dr John Innes on The Arlene Bynon ShowThe Arlene Bynon Show (CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167)John InnesAugust 29
The Amazon is approaching a tipping point. What are we going to do about it?The Globe and MailJohn InnesAugust 26
B.C. government can’t see the forest for the treesResearch 2 RealityLori Daniels August 14
'You protect what you love': Why biodiversity thrives on Indigenous-managed landsCBCPeter Arcese and Richard SchusterAugust 13
Do salmon make decisions as a group?Hakai MagazineNolan BettAugust 12
WOODEN SKYSCRAPERS: Wooden Skyscrapers: Goodbye to glass and steel?RoundtableJohn InnesAugust 8
Forestry Ink: Dr. Suzanne Simard pioneers work on tree communicationBC Local News, Quesnel Cariboo Observer, and The Williams Lake TribuneSuzanne SimardAugust 7
Officials race to remove debris creating BC salmon bottleneckThe Weather NetworkScott HinchAugust 1
Uplisting of Malagasy precious woods critical for their survivalScience Direct and MongabayJohn InnesJuly
Vertebrate biodiversity on indigenous-managed lands in Australia, Brazil, and Canada equals that in protected areas
The Georgia Straight, Phys Org, Science Daily, EurekAlert, and Science DirectPeter Arcese and Richard SchusterJuly 31
Charred forests not growing back as expected in Pacific Northwest, researchers sayCBCSally Aitken July 28
Forestry professor sees value in debris pilesPique MagazineTom SullivanJuly 27
Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficientNature Communications, Science Daily, Wired, Daily New (Egypt), and The Irish NewsPeter ArceseJuly 23
Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights?The GuardianJohn InnesJuly 22
Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British ColumbiaThe GuardianJohn InnesJuly 20
Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights?The Globe and Mail, Radio Canada, CTV, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver SunSally Aitken and Ira SutherlandJuly 18
A closer look at old B.C. trees and how they evolve to surviveCFAXVincent hanlonJuly 16
New efforts to reduce indoor air pollution in IndiaEarth, Telegraph India, Deccan HeraldAbishek KarJuly 16
Changing Climate, Vanishing Old Growth Bring Increased Fire Risk for Coastal ForestsThe TyeeLori Daniels and Ira SutherlandJuly 15
UBC researchers bat for gold with new cricket bat designGlobal TV InterviewPhil Evans and Sadegh MazloomiJuly 11
BC's old-growth trees produce mutations over time that could improve successNational Post, The Star, CBC News, Vancouver Sun, The Province, City NewsSally Aitken July 11
Tall (and Diverse) TimberCosmos MagazineSally Aitken July 10
Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change?Global NewsSally Aitken July 9
How a pine beetle is destroying the forests of the Canadian RockiesThe TelegraphAllan CarrollJuly 9
"We've been here before': The fight to survive B.C.'s rising mill closuresCBC NewsHarry NelsonJuly 8
First Nations push for greater share of forestry industry as policies evolveCBC NewsHarry NelsonJuly 1
DFO investigates potentially disastrous rock slide into Fraser RiverGlobal NewsScott HinchJune 28
Jasper mountain pine beetle population in decline for first time in 6 yearsCBC NewsAllan CarrollJune 28
Wildfire experts urge better forest managementCoast ReporterLori Daniels June 12
Repeat photography reveals how glaciers change over timeDiscover MagazineJeanine Rhemtulla June 12
BC allows logging mining companies to cut down thousands of endangered treesThe NarwhalSally Aitken and Iain ReidJune 10
Meet Vancouver’s tallest tree and those who look after itVancouver CourierIra SutherlandJune 5
Deadline for caribou plan looms, as B.C. stalls endangered species actionThe Globe and MailTara MartinJune 3
Do our mountains matter?UBC Okanagan News
Lori Daniels May 28
Forestry professor provides tips to North Cowichan on engaging public on forest reserve future
Cowichan Valley CitizenStephen SheppardMay 21
Western red cedars die off as extended dry spells continue, say experts
CBC NewsLori Daniels May 14
Kill this seal to save a whale? Why the debate over animal culls has become so fraughtThe Hamilton SpectatorTara MartinMay 7
Community forest allows Squamish to make its own rulesThe Squamish ChiefJorma NeuvonenMay 6
Canfor announces temporary shutdown of B.C. lumber millsCBC NewsHarry NelsonApril 24
How birders help pinpoint hotspots for migratory bird conservationNational PostPeter ArceseApril 16
Canada's heating upGlobal News RadioStephen SheppardApril 1
UBC and McMaster researchers use plant cellulose for bone implantsGeorgia StraightEmily CranstonMarch 28
Injectable Bones? Scientists Create Foam-like Material to Replace Bone ImplantsMedical DailyEmily CranstonMarch 20
The Inequality of America’s Parks and Green SpaceCity LabLorien NesbittMarch 19
From foam to bone: Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implantsUBC news
The Indian Express
Science X
Emily CranstonMarch 19
How will the advancement of wood buildings impact BC’s forest industry?Global News RadioJohn InnesMarch 14
Bringing the outdoors to the classroom in Maple RidgeBC Local NewsVictoria FarahbakhchianFebruary 10
More money, more greenspace, according to UBC studyVancouver CourierLorien NesbittFebruary 5
Study: Access to urban green spaces favor the rich, educatedUPI; The Jill Bennet Show (CKNW); Psych Central; Biz Women; Mother Nature NetworkLorien NesbittJanuary 17
UBC researchers develop climate change video game for classroom useCBC NewsDeepti Mathew IypeJanuary 12