Natural Resources Conservation
July 8, 2020
BSCN – E.S. Cropconsult Ltd., Delta, BC For my first co-op term this summer, I had the opportunity to work as an Integrated Pest Management Field Technician at E.S. Cropconsult Ltd. in Delta and Abbotsford. I completed fieldwork as a Potato and Cole Crop scout through monitoring for various pests in the crops. I learned […]
June 24, 2020
UBC’s Faculty of Forestry, alongside seven universities and key partners on wildfire management from across the country, will be co-leading a newly announced Strategic Research Network on Wildland Fire that will advance wildland fire science in Canada and train 100 future teachers, managers and researchers, including 30 undergraduate, 35 Masters, and 20 Doctoral students, and 15 Post-doctoral researchers and technicians.
May 11, 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 […]
May 11, 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 […]
May 11, 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 […]
May 11, 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 […]
May 1, 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, […]
April 15, 2020
BSCN – UBC Belowground Ecosystem Group, Graham Island, BC For my third work term, I worked as a research assistant with Sue Grayston in the UBC Belowground Ecosystem Group. The research, which was part of the MFLNRO Forest Carbon Initiative, was designed to study how fertilization of western red cedar seedlings in Haida Gwaii could increase […]
Assistant Professor in Sustainable Business Management of Natural Resources (Deadline: August 31, 2020)
April 3, 2020
Applications are invited for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) in Sustainable Business Management of Natural Resources in the Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia.
Posted in Job Postings | Tagged with Assistant Professor, CAWP, Department of Wood Science, Natural Resources, Natural Resources Conservation, PhD, Sustainability, Sustainable Business Management, Tenure
April 1, 2020
Researchers and policy-makers often assume that public preferences for climate change adaptation are positive and stable compared to those of mitigation. However, public judgments about adaptation in natural resource sectors (like forestry) require that people make difficult, value-laden and uncertain trade-offs across complex social-ecological systems.