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Chiara Longhi Recipient of the 2018 President’s Service Award for Excellence

Chiara Longhi, Director of Student Services, for being selected for this year’s UBC President’s Service Award for Excellence.


Kathy Martin Elected President of the American Ornithological Society

Kathy Martin has been elected President of the American Ornithological Society, serving from 2018 to 2020.


New insights into how plants produce cellulose

New research from the University of British Columbia and partners sheds light on how plants produce cellulose, a compound found in plant cell walls.


Bruce Larson Appointed to the Forest Practices Board

Congratulations to UBC Forestry professor Bruce Larson for being appointed to the Forest Practices Board, who will be serving as vice-chair.


Cole Burton named Canada Research Chair in Terrestrial Mammal Conservation

UBC professor Cole Burton has been appointed as a Canada Research Chair in Terrestrial Mammal Conservation.


Thinking Socially about Novel Interventions in Resource Management

In a world that is rapidly changing, conventional interventions in forestry and conservation may not be sufficient to conserve species of interest, and/or to maintain productive forests. Thus, some scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers have called for novel interventions such as the assisted migration of trees.


Congratulations Shannon Hagerman on being awarded the Killam Teaching Prize for 2017

Shannon Hagerman has been awarded the Killam Teaching Prize for the 2017/18 academic year.


The Cultural Landscape of Urban Woodland

This book introduces the rich heritage of these city forests as cultural landscapes, and shows that cities and forests can be mutually beneficial.


TEDx Talk: Ancestral legacy of nature's connections

Forestry Postdocotral Teaching and Research Fellow Teresa Ryan draws from her ancestral Tsimtian heritage and her work as a fisheries scientist and natural resource conservation expert.


TEDx Talk: Ancestral legacy of nature’s connections

Forestry Postdocotral Teaching and Research Fellow Teresa Ryan draws from her ancestral Tsimtian heritage and her work as a fisheries scientist and natural resource conservation expert.