Forest Resources Management
Lucky for me, I got the chance to hop on a helicopter at the very beginning of my work term (on the first day too). My first experience riding on a helicopter was out of this world. I had been assigned varying types of work and in different locations too.
For my second work term I was hired at Interfor in Campbell River as an Assistant Logging Engineer. Primarily, we worked in the Call Inlet area preparing a second growth stand for harvest.
Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia Vancouver campus.
BSF-Sidley Mountain Forestry Consultants My fourth work term has tkaen me to the hot and dry climate of Osoyoos, located in the most southern portion of interior BC. There, I worked for Sidley Mountain Forestry Consultants as an intermediate field technician. Through my work term, I’ve worked, between Hedley to Greenwood and up around Idabel […]
BSF-E.S. Cropconsult Ltd My first co-op work term was at E.S. Cropconsult. As an Integrated Pest Management Field Technician, my work primarily consisted of collecting field samples through various methods, such as crawling through fields to record observed pests, diseases, and pathogens, recording population numbers for click beetles from pheromone traps placed in various locations […]
BSF-Hydro One Limited, Forestry Division For my third co-op work term, I continued my role with Hydro One’s Forestry division and going further with my efforts in the creation of a temporary data collection tool – now deemed the “Tony Tool” – used by Forestry Technicians to collect data on all vegetation that requires management […]
BSF-ES Cropconsult Ltd. For my third co-op work term, I was provided with the opportunity to work with E.S. Cropconsult as a potato scout. I was hired as a potato crop field technician for monitoring potato crops, but I was given the opportunity to monitor other crops, including peas and blueberries. E.S. Cropconsult provides Integrated […]
BSF-Coastal Natural Resource Management For the past 3 months I’ve been working as Junior Forest Technician for Coastal Natural Resource Management. I’ve been learning from, and working with, an amazing team of forest engineers preparing forests for harvest. I’ve been fortunate to have had two placements with this company, allowing me to experience both northern […]
BSF-Hydro One Networks Inc. Coming to my last work term with Hydro One Networks Inc., I have gained unimaginable opportunities through the year. Looking back, I started the year by copying and pasting data into a spreadsheet, which unexpectedly turned into the development of a data collection tool streamlined through the province. Since then, I […]
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.