June 12, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the need for green spaces and sustainable urban ecosystems becomes crucial. Explore how urban forestry professionals work to protect and maintain urban parks, natural areas, and tree canopies in the face of climate change and land-use challenges.
Posted in: Branchlines Articles, Highlights
Tagged with: Climate Change, Community, Data Analysis, Human Health, Landscape Modelling, Mental Health, Nature, Research, Sustainability, Urban Forestry, Urban Greenspace, Wellbeing, Wildlife
May 11, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry celebrates Dr. Rob Guy’s generosity of expertise, integrity and his ability to inspire and provide encouragement and tailored support for graduate students on their individual journeys.
December 11, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry alumnus, David Brand, knows the value of forests well. A strong believer in the principles of sustainable forest management, David founded his company, New Forests, to create opportunities within the forestry sector for communities to transition to a greener and more sustainable future.
Posted in: Alumni, Alumni Profiles, Branchlines Articles
Tagged with: Alumni, Bioeconomy, Carbon Sequestration, Community, Community Engagement, Forest Management, Indigenous, Indigenous Land Stewardship, Sustainability, Sustainable Forest Management
November 17, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Even though many global cities incorporate greenspaces such as pocket parks and community gardens into their urban planning efforts, new UBC research shows those plans often fail to include the needs of youth and young adults between the ages of 15 and 24.
November 15, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
In this age of the Anthropocene, the pressures of human activity are compelling dramatic shifts in climate and ecosystems that parallel some of antiquity’s most Earth-altering natural disasters. To secure a future for our forests, we will need to adopt new approaches to forest management that incorporate diverse perspectives and adapt to the ever-changing climate.
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Tagged with: Agriculture, Biodiversity, British Columbia, Climate Change, Community, Community Engagement, Ecology, Forest Management, Future Forests, Global Perspectives, Indigenous, Indigenous Land Stewardship, International, Land Management, Sustainability
October 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Happening on October 22, 2022, online, LCOY Canada 2022 is a first-of-its-kind, free conference that is aimed at climate-action-motivated youth and their community supporters and mentors.
Malcolm Knapp Research Forest Wild & Immersive Program Offering Bursary Fund To Families With Financial Barriers
August 16, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
The Wild & Immersive program that comes alive at UBC Faculty of Forestry’s Malcolm Knapp Research Forest (MKRF) is once again flooded with children and youth engaging in outdoor education experiences, and one Maple Ridge family would like to see even more young people participate.
June 8, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry warmly congratulates Dr. Maja Krzic, recipient of one of this year’s Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) Fellow Awards. The award recognizes individuals for their acclaimed accomplishments in the soil science field and their service to the Society.
May 19, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Do land management practices, such as clearcutting, play a role in devastating floods? What about the role of fire suppression and land management practices in massive wildfires? Our forest dynamics expert Prof. Lori Daniels will discuss some of the forestry practices that are shaping landscapes in BC and how the profession can help mitigate the impact of extreme weather-related events.
May 13, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Some lessons demand experience to be understood. For Arthur Tsai, testing his limits helped him realize not only what he was capable of, but a path that led him to complete both a BSc in Wood Science and Industry and MSc in Forestry at UBC, as well as achieve success heading Paper Excellence’s market intelligence team.