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.
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March 13, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC’s Faculty of Forestry is thrilled to announce that the Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience (HEAL) network has had its grant renewed for another year. Co-led by Dr. Lorien Nesbitt, Department of Forest Resources Management and Dr. Chris Carlsten, Division of Respiratory Medicine/Department of Medicine, the interdisciplinary group is one of 40 UBC research excellence clusters that received funding under the university’s Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.
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.
October 24, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Rebecca Jin is a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Conservation program, majoring in Science and Management. Having completed part of her program online due to the pandemic, Rebecca is excited to get more involved in university life as VP Internal for the Forestry Undergraduate Society in the upcoming term.
September 1, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
When UBC faculty of forestry researcher Dr. Lorien Nesbitt studied patterns of vegetation and green spaces in the United States a few years ago, she found widespread inequities. In many of the 10 metropolitan areas included in the study, comprising over 100 cities and towns, income and education were strongly correlated to the amount of […]
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.
Faculty of Forestry Co-Leading UBC Research Excellence Cluster – Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience Network (HEAL)
March 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Assistant Professor Lorien Nesbitt is co-leading the Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience (HEAL) network, one of 40 university-wide research excellence clusters that recently received funding under UBC’s Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.