As one of the top forestry schools in the world, UBC’s Faculty of Forestry offers an exceptional education to over 1,500 students, making it the largest faculty of forestry in Canada.

The Faculty of Forestry includes renowned leaders in forestry and conservation education, boasting 76 full-time and 41 adjunct faculty members across three departments: The Department of Forest Resource Management, The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, and The Department of Wood Sciences. Our dedicated staff and faculty are proud to offer the highest level of education, preparing students for an exciting, rewarding career, and shaping the future of forestry.

UBC Forestry Dean Robert Kozak

Office of the Dean

Led by Dean Robert Kozak, an award-winning teacher and researcher who has served numerous leadership positions within the Faculty, the Office of the Dean is dedicated to supporting our students, faculty, and staff. Our team works hard to ensure our faculty delivers first-class programs, solidifying UBC as a world leader in forestry education.

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Faculty profiles

Our faculty members are amongst the top educators in forestry worldwide, known for their comprehensive courses, unique teaching styles, and diverse knowledge and expertise. By looking at forests from all perspectives, our faculty delivers the highest level of education and prepares students to excel in the field, shaping the future of forestry.

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Staff Directory

Looking for someone? Please visit our Staff Directory for staff contact information.

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In the Spotlight

UBC Forestry’s In the Spotlight series introduces you to the stories and people that drive our Faculty forward.