Forestry in the News

LlamaZOO Granted $300,000 By Innovate BC’s Ignite ProgramT-NetDominik RoeserJuly 9
First Nations-led study indicates spirit bear needs more protected habitatVancouver Sun (print & digital) ; The Province (print & digital)Kermit RitlandJuly 8
Adam Stirling Noon Hour ShowCFAX 1070Lori DanielsJuly 7
Hair from ghostly bears reveals new genetic secretsNew York Times (subscription)Kermit RitlandJuly 6
NPP Canada Branch Pays Tribute To Sir JohnModern GhanaFaculty of ForestryJuly 6
Sunshine Coast community members raise concerns over loggingNational ObserverSue GraystonJuly 1
How do trees collaborate?WNYC ; KUOW ; CapRadioSuzanne SimardJune 29
Let’s all raise a toast to the democratization of public space Globe and MailLorien NesbittJune 26
LlamaZOO Granted $300,000 By Innovate BC’s Ignite ProgramPaper AdvanceDominik RoeserJune 23
Innovate BC Awards $1.2 Million in Funding to Four B.C.-based Tech Research Projects Through Its Ignite ProgramT-Net ; Georgia StraightDominik RoeserJune 23
Island Researchers Offer Timely and Defensible KnowledgeSalt Spring ExchangeTara MartinJune 22
Vandals take it out on trees in Metro Vancouver as observers ask, 'Why?'CBCLorien Nesbitt ; Stephen SheppardJune 22
Ottawa and BC fund seven projects to save salmonCBC Radio Canada (French)Scott HinchJune 19
BC invests $300K in virtual forestry management tool and testing facilityPulp and Paper CanadaDominik RoeserJune 18
Innovate BC awards $1.2 million in funding to four tech venturesBC Business MagazineDominik RoeserJune 18
LlamaZOO Granted $300,000 By Innovate BC’s Ignite ProgramWorking ForestDominik RoeserJune 18
Innovate BC Awards $1.2M in funding to four B.C.-based research projects through its Ignite ProgramEducation News CanadaDominik RoeserJune 18
What outdoor space tells us about inequalityBBCLorien NesbittJune 17
Cole Burton on charismatic animals and how to live with themWays of Knowing PodcastCole BurtonJune 17
Researchers develop bio-based medical mask for COVID-19Bio-based NewsOrlando RojasJune 15
Biodegradable mask for medical and consumer useBBCOrlando RojasJune 11
Why clean energy should be at the heart of post Covid-19 stimulus plansNew StatesmanHisham ZerriffiJune 11
Une chercheuse et ses filles plantent 30 000 arbres (Researcher and daughters plant 30,000 trees)CBC Radio Canada (French)Suzanne SimardJune 9
Those COVID-19 masks, gloves and wipes we're all using are polluting land and seaCBC NewsOrlando RojasJune 9
Palm oil industry leaves Indonesian village struggling with loss and regretGerman international broadcaster DW (Deutsche Welle)Terry SunderlandJune 5
But Why Live: TreesVermont Public RadioSuzanne Simard studentsJune 5
UBC researchers develop biodegradable medical mask for COVID-19 CBC National (28:28 mark) ; Seeker Orlando RojasJune 5
Researcher with McBride ties helps design biodegradable maskRocky Mountain Goat
Faculty of ForestryJune 3
UBC researchers developing biodegradable N95 masks from local wood fibresHumboldt Journal ; Vancouver Courier ; Vancouver is Awesome ; North Shore News ; Richmond News ; Burnaby NowOrlando RojasJune 1
Why mother trees are crucial in fighting climate changeCBC Our Vancouver (32:30 mark)Suzanne SimardMay 30
UBC researchers developing biodegradable N95 masks from local wood fibresBusiness in VancouverOrlando RojasMay 29
B.C. lax on forestry practices that harm fish habitat: watchdog reportThe NarwhalScott HinchMay 28
UBC Recently Launched Compostable, Made-in-Canada N95 MasksTrend HunterOrlando RojasMay 27
UBC researchers develop biodegradable medical masks made from wood fibreBreakfast Television ; Weather Network ; CFAX 1070 ; CFAX 1070 Adam Stirling ; Daily Hive ; BNN Bloomberg (11:49 mark)Orlando RojasMay 26
Influences of landscape change and winter severity on invasive ungulate persistence in the Nearctic boreal forestNatureCole BurtonMay 26
Canadian researchers develop biodegradable medical maskFibre2Fashion.comOrlando RojasMay 24
Intact forests can retain high levels of carbon in high temperatures, study showsCIFOR Forests NewsTerry SunderlandMay 23
Un masque biodégradable est à l'essai à l'UBC (Biodegradable mask is being tested at UBC)CBC Radio-Canada (French)Orlando RojasMay 22
Man finds fir using coordinates from the BC Big Tree RegistryPeachland ViewB.C. Big Tree RegistryMay 21
UBC researchers develop biodegradable medical masks made from wood fibreCBC ; Global ; CTV; Hindustan Times ; News 1130 ; CKNW Lynda Steele Show (11:22 mark) Orlando RojasMay 21
Five conservation experts weigh in on the future for wildlife post-COVID-19Canadian GeographicCole BurtonMay 19
Reduced emissions by 254,600 tons, the first transaction of the largest forestry carbon sink project in Qinghai Province was implemented (Chinese) ; China Climate Change Info-NetGuangyu WangMay 18
Can the wood-wide web really help trees talk to each other?
BBC Science Focus MagazineSuzanne SimardMay 15
Why 'mother trees' are crucial in fighting climate changeCBC CanadaSuzanne SimardMay 13
UBC researchers capture animal activity on camera during BC parks closureThe UbysseyCole BurtonMay 12
Coronavirus closures could lead to a radical revolution in conservationThe ConversationCole BurtonMay 11
Wildlife cameras in closed B.C. parks capture animals roaming freelyGlobal NewsCole BurtonMay 8
In-depth: Wildfires, deforestation and floodingThe Castlegar SourceLori DanielsMay 7
How the Williams Lake flood in B.C. is linked to wildfire and deforestationThe NarwhalLori DanielsMay 6
What you need to know about COVID-19 in BC on May 4 2020CBC British ColumbiaSusan DayMay 5
VIDEO: Cameras catch wildlife at Golden Ears since park closed to visitorsMaple Ridge NewsCole BurtonMay 5
B.C. Wildfire Season Faces New Challenge In COVID-19 PandemicHuffington Post Canada ; Yahoo News Canada ; Yahoo Sports ; News Rust ; Yahoo News New ZealandLori DanielsMay 5
UBC Forestry Professor Dr. Nicholas Coops talks about winning The Marcus Wallenberg Prize, climate change, and moreListen NotesNicholas CoopsMay 4
Giant 'Murder Hornets' Will Stay In BC For Now Because Canada Is Way Too ColdNarcityAllan CarrollMay 4
What urban forests can teach us about good soil for our gardensCBC British ColumbiaSusan DayMay 4
UBC Forestry professor receives ‘Nobel Prize’ of forest researchNews Break ; NewsClicks ; FlipboardNicholas CoopsMay 4
UBC forestry professor receives prize MSN ; Vancouver SunNicholas CoopsMay 2
Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2020 Winners AnnouncedLumber Blue BookNicholas CoopsMay 2
UBC Forestry Professor Dr. Nicholas Coops (MWP)Spice RadioNicholas CoopsMay 1
Dr Nicholas Coops speaks with Fairchild TV journalist Albert Tsui about his Marcus Wallenberg Prize achievementFairchild TV (Cantonese edition)Nicholas CoopsMay 1
Call for participation in robotic fabrication workshopCanadian ArchitectCAWPMay 1
In Milan, tall buildings covered in trees offer a glimpse of how urban living could look in the futureCNBCCecil KonijnendijkMay 1
VIDEO: 24/7 cameras capture animal activity after B.C. parks close to peoplePrince George MattersCole BurtonMay 1
Cutting edge technology being used to fight forest fires in BCCFAX 1070Nicholas CoopsApril 30
UBC Forestry Professor Receives ‘Nobel Prize Of Forest Research’Paper AdvanceNicholas CoopsApril 30
24/7 cameras capture animal activity after B.C. parks close to peopleVancouver is AwesomeCole BurtonApril 30
UBC Forestry professor receives ‘Nobel Prize of Forest Research’The Working Forest ; Madison's Lumber Reporter ; Canadian Forest Industries ; Forests and Fields ; India Education Diary ; treefrogNicholas CoopsApril 29
Evacuation orders and alerts remain in effect in areas of central Interior B.C.The Star ; CTV ; The Province ; CBC ; Daily Courier ; North Shore NewsLori DanielsApril 28
The complicated tale of why B.C. paid $2million to shoot wolves in endangered caribou habitat this winterThe NarwhalTara MartinApril 25
B.C. giving millions to transform rainforest into wood pellets for export, new report documentsThe NarwhalGary BullApril 24
Vancouver's Empty Spaces - UBC Forestry featuredCBC Radio Canada (French)Richard HamelinApril 23
Saving the Planet in the midst of a pandemicPhys.OrgStephen SheppardApril 22
Saving the planet - UBC forestry professor Stephen Sheppard speaks about climate action at the neighbourhood scale during the pandemicCKNW Jill Bennett Show (8:45 mark)Stephen SheppardApril 22
How virtual reality can aid land-based resource management and operation planningPaper AdvanceDominik RoeserApril 20
BC homeowners advised to prepare for wildfiresMicrosoft News ; Vancouver Sun ; The Province ; The Observer ; The Crag & CanyonLori DanielsApril 18
Three-part video series – Urban forests and the transformation of citiesCNBCCecil KonijnendijkApril 17
How the mass planting of trees could transform our cities and tackle air pollutionScion Compliance ; US Posts ; CNBCCecil KonijnendijkApril 17
Firefighters facing additional challenges from COVID-19CFAX 1070John InnesApril 15
Island wildflower rapidly adapts to deer presenceWorking ForestPeter Arcese ; Cora SkaienApril 9
Science of spring: Why trees are the last plants to green upOttawa Citizen ; Regina Leader-Post; The ProvinceSally AitkenApril 3
Vancouver scientists head up four-year international wildfire studyVancouver is AwesomeLori Daniels ; Dominik RoeserMarch 12
How climate change is threatening wine grapesMaclean’s MagazineElizabeth WolkovichMarch 12
Vancouver scientists head up four-year international wildfire studyVancouver CourierLori Daniels ; Dominik RoeserMarch 11
Sharp rivals go head-to-head with saws, axes at UBC logger competitionGo Tech Daily ; News Locker ; Flipboard UBC ThunderjacksMarch 11
Sharp rivals go head-to-head with saws, axes, at UBC logger competitionVancouver Sun ; The Province ; SY FeedUBC ThunderjacksMarch 8
Wildfire in the Rocky Mountain Trench: past, present and futureBC Local News ; My East Kootenay NowLori DanielsMarch 5
Global warming fast shrinking rainforest role as climate protectorReutersTerry SunderlandMarch 5
The Congo rainforest is losing ability to absorb carbon dioxide. That’s bad for climate changeWashington PostTerry SunderlandMarch 5
Tropical forests are losing the ability to suck up carbon dioxide decades earlier than expected as climate change slows growth and kills treesDaily Mail ; The GuardianTerry SunderlandMarch 5
Wildfire and Carbon: Increasing the resilience of BC’s forests to climate changeThe Working Forest (story page 17)Lori Daniels ; Dominik RoeserFebruary 24
Communities adapting to climate changeCBC BC Today (starts 33:07)Stephen SheppardFebruary 21
Afternoons with James ValentineABC Radio Sydney (starts 2:38:04)Cecil KonijnendijkFebruary 17
Maple Ridge forester receives prestigious awardMaple Ridge NewsCheryl PowerFebruary 12
Wine regions face dramatic shrink with warmingThe Japan NewsElizabeth WolkovichFebruary 12
Revolutionize Food Production System or Face Mass Deforestation, Scientists WarnResilience.orgTerry Sunderland February 12
Global forestry experts gather in Hong Kong to advocate for urban forestry visionThe Limited TimesCecil KonijnendijkFebruary 12
Genomics to bring cost savings to the pulp and paper industryCanadian Life SciencesRichard HamelinFebruary 12
Cities & the Internet of Nature, with Nadinè Galle & Sophie NitoslawskiThe Making Good PodcastSophie NitoslawskiFebruary 12
Urban Forest Governance in the Face of Calamities: A Canadian PerspectiveTree CanadaCecil KonijnendijkFebruary 11
Threatened caribou population won’t be saved by just seismic line restoration, UBC study saysThe UbysseyCole BurtonFebruary 9
Scientists look to better management to dampen wildfire effectsPrince George CitizenLori DanielsFebruary 1
China, India need renewables boost as displacement for coal miners loomsAsian PowerSandeep PaiJanuary 31
Designing a more resilient forest: Team of scientists takes aim at source of B.C.'s catastrophic firesVancouver Sun ; The ProvinceLori DanielsJanuary 31
Goodbye cabernet sauvignon. How climate change will end wine as we know itWashington Post Elizabeth Wolkovich January 31
Climate Change Could Force Burgundy and Bordeaux to Specialize in Mourvedre WinesFood & Wine MagazineElizabeth Wolkovich January 31
Jobs: India needs 1,000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal workersEnergy World, The Economic TimesSandeep PaiJanuary 30
Producing wine despite global warmingDaily Mail ; Mirror ; Sydney Morning Herald ; Wine Enthusiast ; Radio-CanadaElizabeth WolkovichJanuary 29
Taking Preventative Action on WildfiresCFAX 1070Lori DanielsJanuary 29
Wildfire and Carbon: Increasing the resilience of BC's forests to climate changeEducation News Canada Lori DanielsJanuary 29
Switching grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: studyVancouver Sun ; USA Today ; Telegraph ; Yahoo ; National Post ; CTVElizabeth WolkovichJanuary 28
PICS launches $1M Canada-US project to address extreme wildfiresCanadian Forest IndustriesLori DanielsJanuary 27
Cold snap fatal to spruce beetles will ‘knock back’ infestation, say expertsCBCAllan CarrollJanuary 27
India's Ujjwala scheme provided LPG access, but failed to promote its use: StudyEnergy World, The Economic Times ; NDTV India edition (HINDI)Abhishek KarJanuary 24
Remote Landslide Puts Fraser River Salmon on Shaky GroundEos: Earth and Space Science NewsScott HinchJanuary 23
3rd European i-Tree conference announcedPro Landscaper MagazineCecil KonijnendijkJanuary 23
Les arbres mères contre les changements climatiques (Mother trees against climate change)CBC Radio-Canada (French)Suzanne SimardJanuary 23
Forest mapping project aims to protect Gulf Islands' endangered ecosystemsYahoo News Canada ; Chek News ; CBCPeter ArceseJanuary 20
John Innes on Australian wildfires and what BC can learn from themSpice Radio (Broadcast)John InnesJanuary 14
Bad fire seasons can come in bunches but so can quiet onesVancouver SunJohn InnesJanuary 13
Wellness Benefits with WoodConstruction Business MagazineUBC Forest Sciences CentreJanuary 10
Star on the Rise: The UBC Urban Forestry ProgramCity Trees Magazine (page 23)Susan Day ; Cecil KonijnendijkJanuary 9
Forestry Experts Warn British Columbia Faces High Risk of Massive Wildfires Due to Climate Change Press ProgressLori DanielsJanuary 8
Trudeau’s tree-planting plan could hurt more than it helpsResearch Money (paid subscription)Lori DanielsJanuary 8
Feds take initial step to counter 40-year decline in Canadian wildfire researchResearch Money (paid subscription)Lori DanielsJanuary 8
Officials, experts warn logging in BC could worsen spring floodingInsurance Business CAYounes AlilaJanuary 6
Fires in Australia – the situation there, climate change, and relationship to the fire climate on the Pacific coastCFAX 1070 (starts 2:17) - iHeartRadio ; Omni FMJohn InnesJanuary 5
'We're going to see more of this': Spring flooding in B.C. may be worsened by logging practicesYahoo! News Canada ; News
Younes AlilaJanuary 4