Forestry in the News Archives


'Hopeful for the future:' Replanting may not be enough to reverse lost habitat for caribouEdmonton JournalCole BurtonDecember 26
Searching for the Yukon River’s missing ChinookThe NarwhalScott HinchDecember 19
A Housing Policy for EaglesThe TyeePeter ArceseDecember 18
Why the province’s working forests aren’t workingBIV; Prince George Citizen; Powell River PeakJohn InnesDecember 18
The wood industry in search of renewalRadio-Canada (French)Julie CoolDecember 13
[Video] BC forestry course fights climate changeOMNI Television (Mandarin)Feng JiangDecember 11
Y2Y report warns of growing tension between industry and environment in RevelstokeRevelstoke ReviewGary BullDecember 7
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


The changing nature of Canada’s forest supply as fires, bugs, and climate biteCanadian ManufacturingSally AitkenDecember 31
B.C. at the heart of changing nature of Canada's forest supply as fires, bugs, and climate biteThe ProvinceSally AitkenDecember 28
Instructors explore game-based learningWilliams Lake TribuneMaja KrzicDecember 26
Christmas arrives early for Alex Fraser Research ForestWilliams Lake TribuneStephanie EwenDecember 21
Want citizens to care about climate change? Write them a chequeThe Conversation; National PostHisham ZerriffiDecember 20
Can We Help Our Forests Prepare for Climate Change?Sierra ClubSally AitkenDecember 19
UBC salmon tracking studies find mortality hotspots, migration bottlenecksVancouver SunScott HinchDecember 18
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
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


UBC researchers using drones to look at aftermath of forest fire seasonGlobal News; News 1130; CTV News; Financial Post; National Post; Canadian Business; Castanet; Chek; 660 News; Fairchild TV; Global News Radio; Global Video; CBC NewsNicholas CoopsDec 15
The Psychology of Climate ChangeRoundhouse Radio VancouverStephen Sheppard
Dec 9
B.C. launches new wildfire investigationNational ObserverLori DanielsDec 4
Lower Mainland may 'dodge the bullet' for potential king tide floodingCBC News; CBC Radio's Early Edition (Starts at 01:41:19)Stephen Sheppard
Dec 4
Getting industry readyTribune IndiaJorma Neuvonen Nov 29
50 B.C. innovations to watch
Business in VancouverChris GastonNov 27
Gender balance shifting in B.C. forestry as more women enter industryCBC News; CBC News RadioSally AitkenNov 18
Pine beetles from Jasper National Park now infesting commercial forestCBC NewsKen DayNov 17
Is B.C. ready for the next wildfires?National ObserverLori DanielsNov 14
What is worse than breathing Delhi air? Rural India chokes on solid fuel fumes every dayFirst PostHisham ZerriffiNov 7
A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learnQuartzSuzanne SimardNov 3
B.C. researchers develop prediction system for human-caused wildfiresCBC; CBC Radio Canada (English); CBC Radio Canada (French); CBC Radio Daybreak South 02:24 to 08:50; CBC Edmonton (radio); Breakfast Television (0:34 onwards); Penticton Western News;; CFAX; News 1130Paul PickellOct 27
If you thought Vancouver’s fall colours were brighter this year, you weren’t dreamingGlobal NewsRobert GuyOct 26
Accelerating the blue-flame revolution in IndiaThe New Indian ExpressHisham ZerriffiOct 20
Evaporation: the overlooked alternative energy source?
The Christian Science MonitorHisham ZerriffiOct 12
Talk covers wild fire causes and benefitsKelowna Capital NewsLori DanielsOct 2
2017 BC wildfire season ‘the new normal’: province urged to actGlobal News

2017 Wildfires and Resilience: A Letter to Premier John Horgan and Minister Doug Donaldson
Lori DanielsSep 26
Protection et sensibilisation du public à l’importance des forêts
CBC Radio Canada (French)Richard HamelinSep 25
Wildfires spark talkCastanetLori DanielsSep 25
Good words provide strong start for Reconciliation StudiesHaida Gwaii ObserverCarlos OrmondSep 22
Let B.C.’s burnt-out forests regrow instead of logging them: UBC professorGlobal NewsDavid AndisonSep 15
Salvage logging anticipated by next summer100 Mile Free PressLori DanielsSep 15
Für immer grün: Dr. Verena Griess über die wirtschaftlichen Vorteile von Dauerwald statt KahlschlagForestFinance (German)Verena GriessSep 14
Wildfire season predicted to become longer, more intense
The Squamish ChiefJohn InnesSep 14
No end to pine beetle battle in Alberta, experts sayCBC NewsAllan CarrollSep 13
Wildfire prevention. Restricting cellphones in public.CBC RadioLori DanielsSep 13
On Haida Gwaii, university students take part in groundbreaking Reconciliation Studies program

The Globe and MailEmily-Sky Collins; Carlos OrmondSep 10
B.C. failed to reduce wildfire risk: communitiesCTV; CBC; National Post; Times ColonistNational Observer; News 1130CastanetLori DanielsSep 3
Withering timbers: Vancouver pleads for citizen help in watering drought-stricken treesVancouver SunStephen Sheppard
Aug 28
More 'prescribed burns' could prevent wildfires, save money: expertsCTV NewsLori DanielsAug 24
Partial loss of UBC research forest to fire leads to unlikely research opportunities
CBC NewsKen DayAug 17
Alex Fraser Research Forest Manager, Ken Day, describes the landscape of the wildfire (Segment starts at 2:05:50)
CBC Radio's On The CoastKen DayAug 17
Backcountry ban issued in BC's Central Interior
News 1130Lori DanielsAug 11
Wildfire: everyone's problemPiqueLori DanielsAug 10
Tax breaks urged to protect species at risk
National ObserverPeter ArceseAug 4
A future with more fires
CastanetJohn InnesAug 3
Forestry prof discusses wildfire weather (Segment starts at 2:31:22)
CBC Radio's Early EditionLori DanielsJuly 31
Fires used to be much more common according to UBC research
Williams Lake TribuneLori DanielsJuly 27
Trees can make or break city weather: UBC research
Indo-Canadian VoiceNicholas CoopsJuly 26
BIV on Roundhouse July 24
Business in VancouverHarry NelsonJuly 18
Amid B.C.'s worst wildfire season in recent memory, solutions arise for future fires

The Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 23
Scientists know how to prevent catastrophic loss from forest fires. Why don't we follow their advice?
CBC Radio - The Sunday EditionLori DanielsJuly 23
Indigenous fire clearing could prevent future wildfire infernos
Metro News Lori DanielsJuly 20
It's not your imagination: 2017 has been abnormally hot so far
Popular ScienceLori DanielsJuly 19
Audio: BC's wildfire evacuee
CBC News - Ottawa MorningKylie GreenJuly 19
Horgan becomes premier today
News 1130Harry NelsonJuly 18
Gordon Clark: Metro Vancouver’s urban forests a fire risk, tooThe ProvinceLori DanielsJuly 18
With BC wildfires, lumber prices jump despite U.S. tariffs
Digital JournalHarry NelsonJuly 16
British Columbia’s Perfect Firestorm
The WalrusLori DanielsJuly 13
Lumber prices see 'big jump' after wildfires in B.C.CBC News; National Post; Vancouver SunHarry NelsonJuly 14
We created B.C.’s wildfire problem – and we can fix it
The Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 13
July 12 2017 10:17am

Wildfire Management and Prevention
Global NewsLori DanielsJuly 12
Wildfires threaten as many as 20,000 cattle: B.C. associationBusiness News NetworkSally AitkenJuly 12
Video: B.C. fires taking toll on province's relief budget
Business News NetworkHarry NelsonJuly 11
Comment prévenir les feux de forêt?CBC RadioRaphael Chavardes (PhD Student)July 11
Video: CBC The National -
10 min mark
The NationalSally AitkenJuly 11
B.C. wildfires cause closures, disruptions in the province's resource industryFinancial PostHarry NelsonJuly 11
Wildfires scorch Western CanadaXinHua NetLori DanielsJuly 11
Video shows terrifying drive to escape B.C. wildfireGlobal News; Vancouver Sun; CBC News; The Province; CTV News; Times ColonistSally AitkenJuly 11
B.C. wildfires: The damage so far, and how you can helpThe Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 11
Do we need to change the way we manage B.C.'s forests?Vancouver SunLori DanielsJuly 11
Audio: Forestry professor discusses fires and climate change
Roundhouse RadioLori DanielsJuly 10
Wildfires in British Columbia Interior begin to exact economic tollNational Post; Times Colonist; City News; Huffington Post; Harry NelsonJuly 10
Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province
Globe and MailJohn InnesJuly 10
B.C. wildfire: How a wet spring might have aided the inferno’s rapid spread
Global NewsJohn InnesJuly 10
B.C.’s on fire from north to south — and it’s still not enough to set a record
Global NewsLori DanielsJuly 10
Video: What's fuelling B.C.'s wildfires?
CBC NewsLori DanielsJuly 10
Past firefighting efforts have made B.C. more fire-prone: Expert
National Post; CTV News;; CFJC TodayLori DanielsJuly 10
Des incendies de forêt «prévisibles» en Colombie-Britannique
Metro (French)Lori DanielsJuly 10
British Columbia needs a longer-term plan to 'fire-smart' our forests: forest ecology expertBusiness in VancouverLori DanielsJuly 9
Would stumpage reform help end Canada’s interminable softwood lumber war with U.S.?
Business in VancouverHarry NelsonJuly 4
Forests in BC’s Interior will be hit hardest by climate changeBusiness in VancouverRobbie HemberJuly 4
Forestry professor discusses fire preparedness
Roundhouse RadioLori DanielsJune 28
Trees Communicate Via a Vast Underground Network of Fungi
Nature World NewsSuzanne SimardJune 24
Biologists study selenium effects on birds
The Free PressHelmi Hess
June 15
Citizen's Cool Kit: How individuals and neighbourhoods can lower their carbon footprint
CBC NewsStephen Sheppard
June 15
Pharmaceutical drug costs. Climate change: B.C. in 2050
CBC BC AlmanacStephen Sheppard
June 12
Reporter's Notebook: A new perspective — crafting a climate change podcast
CBC NewsStephen Sheppard
June 10
UBC Professor Dr. Kathy Martin discusses alpine birds and the impacts of climate change

CICK 93.9Kathy Martin
June 9
The Slow Motion Disaster
Cited PodcastStephen Sheppard
April 12
The power of one
The Globe and MailNicholas CoopsMay 26
Timber tariff cuts different ways in Canada, U.S.NPR MarketplaceHarry NelsonMay 22
Tensions over time: A primer on the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber disputeThe Globe and MailHarry NelsonMay 9
A Lumbering Trade Dispute
TVOHarry NelsonMay 8
Forest sector losing jobs — but desperately needs more skilled workersCBC NewsJohn InnesMay 8
How Donald Trump became a key figure in the B.C. provincial election campaignCBC NewsHarry NelsonMay 2
Softwood lumber tariff could hike U.S. single-family home prices by $1,236: studyGlobal NewsHarry NelsonApril 25
Canadian lumber companies brace for US import tariffs
Herald News;
660 News
Harry NelsonApril 25
Trudeau confident Canada will work through US softwood lumber tariffsNews 1130Harry NelsonApril 25
Is history repeating itself in the softwood lumber dispute?MacLean's;
MSN News
Harry NelsonApril 25
Lumber wars: Duties and penalties as tacticsRCI News;
CTV News;
Harry NelsonApril 25
U.S. Tariffs Pose New Reckoning on Canada's Lumber SectorFox Business;
The Wall Street Journal
Harry NelsonApril 25
Softwood lumber Trump threat heats up B.C. election campaignMetro NewsHarry NelsonApril 25
Softwood duties. Disability, accessibility and politicsCBC News BC Almanac PodcastHarry NelsonApril 25
Trudeau confident Canada will work through US softwood lumber tariffsNews 1130Harry NelsonApril 25
Various firms seek different solutions in softwood showdownYahoo! News;
The Canadian Press
Harry NelsonApril 24
We Are Canada S1 E3CBC TVKhalil BakerApril 23
‘Mother Tree’ findings may reach Haida GwaiiHaida Gwaii ObserverSuzanne Simard;
Teresa Ryan
April 21
Ikea hacking is part of wood science class at Canadian universityCurbedPhilip EvansApril 6
The rise of the urban jungleCNNStephen Sheppard
April 6
Role of forests in bio-economy immense: ExpertsThe Times of IndiaJohn InnesApril 5
Check out these decked out IKEA stools by Vancouver university studentsMetro NewsApril 3
Sweet News: Science Has Cracked The Flavor Genes In WeedForbesJörg BohlmannApril 2
The Science Of Marijuana: Researchers Identify How Pot Gets Its TasteNewsweekJörg BohlmannMarch 30
'Think about wine': UBC lab reveals genes that give pot its characteristic flavoursCBC News;
CTV News;
Vancouver Sun;
Daily Hive;
Surrey Now-Leader;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
Scientists have found the genes that give different cannabis strains their flavourIBT;
Yahoo News UK;
Merry Jane;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
La ciencia explica el origen del sabor característico de la marihuanaGizmodo ES;
Periodista Digital;
Teadus Ja Tehnika;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
Gene researchers seek to shield B.C. fish, forestsBusiness VancouverSally AitkenMarch 21
Science finds a way to bring back the American chestnut treeTheStarRichard Hamelin;
Sally Aitken
March 18
Vancouver startup ChopValue gives used chopsticks new life as minimalist furnishings and housewaresThe Georgia StraightFelix BockMarch 15
Trump’s trade nominee targets Canada, vows to end softwood lumber disputeThe Globe and MailHarry NelsonMarch 14
Designer forests: Scientists hope to tune up Canada's trees to thrive in changing climateVancouver SunSally AitkenFebruary 26
Are dams and LNG shutting out biofuels in B.C.?CBC NewsJack SaddlerFebruary 19
The secret life of trees: Is nature less selfish than we think?CNNSuzanne SimardFebruary 7
New, genome-based tools touted to defend B.C. forests against rising tide of foreign, invasive speciesVancouver SunRichard HamelinFebruary 1
Mornings with Martin StrongRoundhouse RadioMatilda van den BoschJanuary 23
Wood from demolished Metro Vancouver homes could become particleboardVancouver SunFelix BockJanuary 20
Stressed? Park it — public health experts will thank youMetro VancouverMatilda van den BoschJanuary 19
Vancouver touts green scene as report finds living near a park is good for your healthThe Province; Vancouver SunMatilda van den BoschJanuary 18
How Do Trees Collaborate?NPRSuzanne SimardJanuary 13
Cold winter in Metro Vancouver could reduce impact of garden pestsVancouver SunAllan CarrollJanuary 12
Cold weather vs. Mountain Pine BeetleGlobal NewsAllan CarrollJanuary 11
ChopValue, UBC Student's Startup, Transforms Used Chopsticks Into Sleek FurnitureHuffington PostFelix BöckJanuary 10
Metro Vancouver’s cold snap likely not enough to kill off chafer beetleGlobal NewsAllan CarrollJanuary 6
Vancouver ranks highest in tree canopy coverage among world's major citiesMetro NewsCecil KonijnendijkJanuary 4


Asia-Pacific: B.C. hemlock may break
into Chinese market by pairing with bamboo
Vancouver SunFrank LamDecember 23
Leaf LitterBiohabitatsSuzanne SimardDecember 22
Great Fire of 1886 gave birth to 2016's tallest Vancouver treeVancouver SunPaul Lawson;
Ira Sutherland
December 22
What Knowledge Of How Trees Communicate Means For Forest ConservationHuffington PostSuzanne SimardDecember 13
Biotech is advancing the fragrance industryDigital JournalJörg BohlmannDecember 6
Softwood trade war could last yearsNews 1130Harry NelsonNovember 27
Two ways to settle the latest Canada-U.S. softwood lumber disputeThe Globe and MailHarry Nelson; Ngaio HotteNovember 9
47 Genes That Might Help Us Help Vulnerable Trees Survive Climate ChangePBSSally AitkenNovember 9
The Hungarian refugees who helped shape Canada’s forestsVancouver CourierTony Kozak; Rob Kozak; Jack Saddler; Bob KennedyNovember 4
Forest ecologist says we need to get fire 'smarter' in B.C.CBCLori DanielsOctober 25
Why Does Fall Foliage Turn So Red and Fiery? It Depends.The New York TimesRobert GuyOctober 25
Prehistoric Trees Could ‘Future-Proof’ Forests Against Climate ChangeMOTHERBOARDSally AitkenOctober 24
'The Hidden Life of Trees' asks us to rethink our relationship to the world's forestsPRISuzanne SimardOctober 23
‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ explores writer’s love for the forestThe Seattle TimesSuzanne SimardOctober 14
Panel Examines Healthy Forests, Healthy Lives250 NewsJohn Innes Cecil Konijnendijk Matilda van den BoshOctober 14
BC mills could see layoffs if the US imposes softwood dutiesNews 1130Harry NelsonOctober 12
Living near nature makes you healthier and happier, research saysCBCListenCecil Konijnendijk Matilda van den BoshOctober 11
Vitales, nos forêts urbainesLe DevoirCecil Konijnendijk Matilda van den BoshOctober 8
Turns out that trees not only have feelings but also make friends with each otherMetro UKSuzanne SimardOctober 7
Trees form special bonds with “friends and family”InhabitatSuzanne SimardOctober 7
America's best idea may now be China's, too, as it expands national park systemLos Angeles TimesGuangyu WangOctober 5
Can trees adapt to climate change? Perhaps not easilyRCISally AitkenOctober 5
Trees survive the cold weatherCBCSally AitkenOctober 1
Climate Change This Week: Faith Leaders Spread Solar, Wheat Crops Threatened, and More!Huffington PostStephen Sheppard - CALPSeptember 29
Forestry world descends on Maple RidgeMaple Ridge NewsPaul LawsonSeptember 26
UBC research reveals genetic patterns in trees for climate adaptationCBCSally AitkenSeptember 25
Trees have their own fungal internetCBCSuzanne SimardSeptember 24
Talkin’ TreesCBC RadioSuzanne SimardSeptember 24
Researchers discover key genes for climate adaptation shared between distantly related treesUBC NewsSally AitkenSeptember 23
Future Delta 2.0CKNWStephen SheppardSeptember 23
Inside the hidden lives of treesThe TyeeSuzanne SimardSeptember 21
UBC student turns thousands of chopsticks into table topsCBCFelix BockSeptember 16
Video game simulates survival in a future Delta devastated by climate changeCBCStephen Sheppard - CALPSeptember 15
How Augmented Reality Is Powering a More Immersive Form of EducationHuffington PostCALPSeptember 15
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Sopron AlumniPowell River PeakSeptember 14
On the Coast - Future of Delta Video GameCBC RadioCALPSeptember 14
Genetic changes in the lifetime of individual treesCBCVincent HanlonSeptember 10
Millions of trees on the way for ravaged B.C. forests, according to new climate planCBCJohn InnesAugust 28
The Wood Wide Web: the world of trees underneath the surfaceNewStatesmanSuzanne SimardAugust 26
Fraser River sturgeon fishery: Study says fish get stressedVancouver SunScott HinchAugust 27
African bird shows signs of evil stepdad behaviorScience DailyMartha Nelson-FlowerAugust 24
How climate change may kick off artificial tree migrationThe VergeSally AitkenAugust 22
B.C. campfire bans are back, and they’ve been getting longer in recent yearsVancouver SunJohn InnesAugust 18
The words that trees tell each otherThe HinduSuzanne SimardAugust 11
New Research on the Remarkable Binge-Eating Bull TroutNature.orgNathan FureyJuly 26
Wildfires an ‘ongoing concern’ to B.C.’s forestry sectorVancouver SunLori DanielsJuly 13
Scientists use genomics to design healthier forestsBusiness in VancouverJuly 5
Canada’s tallest wood tower tests building codesBuilder OnlineJune 20
UBC wood tower a game-changer for constructionCTV NewsJune 14
Canada’s forest ministers call on feds to do more in fight against wildfiresCBC NewsJune 9
Can Indigenous languages reduce youth suicide rates?APTN NewsJune 7
UBC researcher roughing it in the bush to save endangered woodpeckersGlobe and MailJulien St-AmandJune 1
B.C.’s Elaho Giant, a centuries-old Douglas fir, is deadVancouver SunSally AitkenMay 20
Canada wildfire raises safety issues close to homeWashington PostDavid AndisonMay 17
Bad start to fire season doesn’t necessarily mean bad finishVancouver SunJohn InnesMay 16
Wildfires will always happen, but Canadians forgetting safety lessons they teach usNational PostDavid AndisonMay 10
Alberta Wildfires Raise Concerns About Climate ChangeThe Take AwayJohn InnesMay 9
Young sockeye travel in packs to ‘swamp’ predators during swim to oceanVancouver SunNathan FureyMay 9
Audio: Lori Daniels on Forest Fire SupressionCBC Early Edition AudioLori DanielsMay 9
Western Canada wildfires: This year could be worse than last, say expertsGlobal NewsJohn InnesMay 2
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfiresThe Globe and MailLori DanielsApril 28
Concerns rising over forest fires and climate changeNews 1130Lori DanielsJuly 8
Early BC wildfires raise multiple concernsGlobal News BC1John InnesApril 19
The Wood Wide WebThe AtlanticSuzanne SimardApril 14
Effort to attract head offices to Vancouver starts to pay offThe ProvinceDavid CohenMarch 31
Studying the science of scienceScienceJeremy YoderMarch 28
Spruce beetle infestation raises more forestry alarmsBusiness In VancouverAllan CarollMarch 22
For drones, the sky’s the limit in B.C.Vancouver SunNicholas CoopsMarch 12
Lumber: Buying out licences would create room for the industry’s endangered middle-class firmsVancouver SunHarry NelsonMarch 11
Underestimated plantsABCMarch 6
Boeing eyes B.C. forest waste as jet fuelVancouver SunDeborah Barros Leal FariasMarch 3
UBC receives a Special Recognition Award from Wood WORKS!NewswireFebruary 29
Taking another look at all that logging debrisKamloops This WeekTom SullivanFebruary 24
The university professors who are at the heads of the 2015 classMacleansMaja KrzicFebruary 4
Innovative program opens new doors to B.C.’s indigenous artistsThe Globe and MailChristopher GastonFebruary 1
Trudeau, Coderre and Energy East: It’s not the only contentious pipelineGlobal and MailGeorge HobergJanuary 26
How British Columbia Is Moving its TreesMotherboardJanuary 20
Vancouver firms race to keep pace in space industryBusiness in VancouverRobert FallsJanuary 20
B.C. universities help the province and Metro Vancouver cities adapt to the climate crisisGeorgia StraightStephen SheppardJanuary 13


US, Canadian Aviation Industries Start Aircraft Biofuel ProjectSputnik NewsDecember 2
To Save Trees From Climate Change, Researchers Try Assisted MigrationNational Public RadioSally AitkenNovember 27
Loon Lake upgrade project nearly completeMaple Ridge NewsPaul LawsonNovember 19
Have We Underestimated Plants?BBCNovember 17
Run, Forest, Run: Helping trees flee climate changeThe WalrusSally AitkenNovember 16
UBC students re-create ancient art with unusual ingredientGlobal NewsSanta OnoOctober 22
Divisive B.C. log export issue could resurface in new softwood dealBusiness In VancouverHarry NelsonOctober 19
Six Ways Climate Change Is Getting Personal in BCThe TyeeSally AitkenOctober 19
Researchers create inside-out plants to watch how cellulose formsEureka AlertLacey Samuels; Shawn MansfieldOctober 8
Council of Forest Industries welcomes TPPiPolitics.caHarry NelsonOctober 7
Rising challenge of managing urban forests prompts new UBC degreeVancouver SunStephen SheppardSeptember 25
New UBC urban forestry program vies to save city treesMetro NewsStephen SheppardSeptember 24
Bachelor of Urban Forestry launching at UBCThe UbysseyStephen SheppardSeptember 17
Post-wildfire areas in B.C. called risky24hrsLori DanielsSeptember 15
Inventors have high hopes for robotic tree planterThe Vancouver SunIonut AronSeptember 8
UBC Forestry seeking trees with DNA to survive climate changeCBCSally AitkenSeptember 2
Vancouver debates tree cover management after windstormThe Globe and MailStephen SheppardAugust 31
The Slow Process of Countering the Emerald Ash BorerThe New York Times Justin G.A. WhitehillAugust 27
This Rare, White Bear May Be the Key to Saving a Canadian RainforestSmithsonian.comKermit RitlandSeptember 14
Drought-stricken B.C., Alberta forests face new threat from insectsThe Global and MailAllan CarrollAugust 16
How to Move a Forest of GenesScientific AmericanSally AitkenAugust 1
Prehistoric trees may help a B.C. forest fight climate changeNational ObserverSally AitkenJuly 23
BC wildfires: Back-breaking battle drags on at Puntzi LakeCBC NewsLori DanielsJuly 22
Wildfire prevention debate heats upBusiness in VancouverJohn InnesJuly 20
Threatened Forests Cannot Move, So Scientists Are Relocating Their GenesScientific AmericanAugust 1
Pine beetles partly to blame for bad wildfire seasonCKNW NewsLori DanielsJuly 12
Firefighting strategies may be contributing to larger wildfiresGlobe and MailLori DanielsJuly 8
Can B.C.’s forests cope with climate change?BC BusinessJohn InnesJuly 9
B.C. wildfire haze in VancouverVancouver ObserverDouw SteynJuly 7
Global warming exacerbates B.C. wildfire severity, scientist saysVancouver SunLori DanielsJuly 7
High temperatures in B.C. cause concern for water supply, forest fires and fishGlobe & MailJohn RichardsonJune 26
UBC scientists help trees adapt to new conditions of a changing climateGlobal NewsSally AitkenJune 14
Gulf Islands deer population hits ‘crisis’ levelVancouver Sun; Victoria Times ColonistCora Skaien, Peter ArceseJune 5
Expert warns fire season in Northern B.C. getting worseGlobe and MailLori DanielsMay 18