Student Stories

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op program student stories


Johanna Garsson (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach, Vancouver, BC I have been working as an Outreach Student Assistant with UBC Geering Up for my second co-op term. I work within the Outreach Division, which works specifically with Indigenous and rural communities to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Math)  programming to both students and educators, year […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op program student stories


Ira Hudgin (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Environment and Climate Change Canada, Vancouver, BC For my second co-op term I have been working within the Canadian Wildlife Service, which is a branch of the Environment and Climate Change Canada department. I have been working within the stewardship unit and on the priority place team as a conservation planning assistant. The […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op program student stories


Haina Luo (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Urban Ecosystems Lab of Forestry Resources Management, Vancouver BC I worked with Urban Ecosystem Lab of FRM this spring as a data analyst. My supervisor is a PhD candidate working on how to classify city trees based on their ecohydrological features in Montgomery County, Maryland. The research is completely remote sensing based.  I […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op program student stories


Hannah Bugas (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Vancouver BC This past winter I was working as a Outreach Intern with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – BC Chapter. It has been extremely fulfilling being able to communicate conservation science and garner support for our campaigns to create more protected areas, and learn how the […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op program student stories


Georgina Magnus (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Natural Resources Canada, Victoria, BC For my last coop I moved to Victoria, BC to work for Natural Resources Canada as apart of the Carbon Accounting Team and Deforestation Monitoring Team. For this role I used remote sensing tools such as ArcGIS to create a systematic process to validate afforestation data in Ontario, […] Read more...