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 […]
April 15, 2020
Researchers from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry have now shown that seablush, a wildflower of endangered Garry Oak ecosystems throughout the Pacific Northwest, can adapt rapidly to become a large, showy plant over a metre tall where deer are absent, or a diminutive plant only centimeters tall where deer are present, but is nevertheless rapidly driven to extinction where deer are overabundant.
February 28, 2020
Two UBC Forestry professors have joined forces with a research team working to de-escalate the impact of wildfires caused by climate change.
December 6, 2019
BSCN – Portland State University – Department of Global Environmental Change Lab, Portland, Oregon Since the end of August, I have been working as a laboratory technician in Portland State University’s Global Environmental Change lab, supporting two dendrochronological research projects. One is illuminating what tree species composition and wildfire in northeast Oregon’s Blue Mountains looked […]
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November 21, 2019
BSCN – UBC Faculty of Forestry – Department of Forest Resources Management, Vancouver, BC This year, I worked as the Co-Organizer of “Transforming Approaches,” an international research conference about Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in forest ecosystems. During this placement, I learned about the nuances of forests, forest management, and TEK in 17 countries around the […]
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November 21, 2019
BSFS – Agriculture Canada, Dawson Creek, BC For my second work term I have been working for Agriculture Canada at the Summerland research center working with the breeding crew for apples and cherries. As a part of this team I have learned different horticulture techniques for controlled pollination, planting, and tree maintenance. As the summer […]
January 17, 2019
A new study has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours.
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December 12, 2018
Shawn Mansfield and Jörg Bohlmann named Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers of 2018
December 3, 2018
Twenty-one doctoral students at UBC have received a Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship, and nine postdoctoral fellows have received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The announcement was made on September 6 by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of Alberta. Across Canada, there were 167 new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients and 70 […]