July 6, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Project led by Gitanyow Nation in collaboration with UBC researchers explores how cultural burning and planting practices protect against catastrophic wildfire.
April 18, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Dr. Lori Daniels’ innovative and collaborative research has resulted in policy and practice impacts on forest and community resilience to wildfires.
January 12, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Many Indigenous land management practices are being reclaimed and adapted in the modern context by Indigenous communities, says Jennifer Grenz, yet few are currently integrated into non-Indigenous-led forestry operations, despite their potential to improve climate resiliency.
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Tagged with: Ecology, Fire, Indigenous, Indigenous Land Stewardship, Land and Food Systems, Plant Ecology, Soil Science, Sustainability, Sustainable Forest Management
September 28, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
As a leader in sustainable timber engineering, UBC Forestry warmly welcomes Dr. Felix Wiesner to our Department of Wood Science as an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Timber-Built Environment – Fire Safety.
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.
April 16, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry congratulates Dr. Cole Burton and PhD candidate Sarah Dickson-Hoyle, recipients of the 2021-22 Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund. CUES funding aims to support community partnerships pursuing shared projects with UBC focused on inclusive engagement to benefit communities and advance collaboration across the province.
April 6, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
After working for some time as a firefighter, Debrah Zemanek’s career took an unexpected turn when she decided to pursue her dream through the UBC Master of Sustainable Forest Management program. Debrah now works at B.A Blackwell & Associates, where she helps lead their fuels management group.