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Two professors recognized by First Nations community

Professors John Nelson and Gary Bull are being recognized for partnering with the Maiyoo Keyoh Society to deliver a course on sustainable forest management.


Peter Bentley makes largest-ever gift to Forestry

Thanks to a $1 million gift from Peter Bentley, the Loon Lake Dining Hall will be replaced by 2015.


Notice of building closure June 18

The Forest Sciences Centre will be closed on June 18, 2013 while the University conducts an emergency response exercise. Access to the building and the surrounding area (including Tim Hortons) will be denied between 8:00am and 1:00pm. For more information, please visit the UBC Risk Management website.


Joerg Bohlmann co-authors major genome study

Canadian and Swedish scientists release genome sequences of important spruce species


New Life in Old Growth Forests

Carlos Molina arrived from Spain to be among the first Master’s of Sustainable Forest Management graduates A birder, mountaineer and backcountry skier, Spanish-born Carlos Molina is a natural for the West Coast. But it wasn’t the call of the wild that brought him to B.C.—it was Europe’s economic crisis. In 2008, at the height of […]


B.C. celebrates Day of Forests with seven-billionth tree

To commemorate the International Day of Forests, B.C. has planted its seven-billionth tree at the UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest


Sara Barron wins world’s largest forestry scholarship

The Future Forests Fellowship was created by a private donor to draw attention to how forestry research impacts global issues


VanDusen Gardens to feature Climate Change Exhibit

The VanDusen Gardens will be featuring an exhibit by the UBC Faculty of Forestry on climate change


International Day of Forests

March 21 is the International Day of Forests.


As predators decline, carbon emissions rise

UBC Forestry researchers have found that when the animals at the top of the food chain are removed, freshwater ecosystems emit a lot more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.