September 21, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Tzeng Yih Lam joins the UBC Faculty of Forestry as an Assistant Professor of Forest Measurements in the Department of Forest Resources Management. His research interests are tree measurement, forest sampling, and quantitative silviculture.
September 12, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Congratulations to Emily Cranston on receiving the 2023 Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry!
August 17, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Tahia Devisscher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Resources Management and focuses on how to manage forests and other green spaces in and around cities to support human well-being and build social-ecological resilience to climate change. She is interested in developing practical strategies to address the increasing disconnect between people and nature caused by rapid urbanization.
August 9, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Haibo Feng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science at UBC. His research area focuses on green building, building information modelling, life cycle assessment and building energy performance. He has extensive industrial and research experience in promoting sustainable building construction with the integration of advanced building systems and renewable energy supports.
Posted in: Highlights, In the Spotlight, News
Tagged with: Assistant Professor, Circular Bioeconomy, Climate Change, Department of Wood Science, Micro-Certificate, Research, Sustainability, Zero Carbon Building
July 10, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Professor Jack Saddler on leading the BC-SMART program and receiving the 2023 CFA Collaboration and Partnership Award.
July 6, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Adjunct Professor Micheal Wulder in the Department of Forest Resources Management for being appointed as a Member to the Order of Canada for his internationally recognized innovations in the field of remote sensing for mapping and monitoring land cover.
June 28, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
While working for then BC coastal forest company MacMillan Bloedel in the early days of her career, Linda Coady (BA’74) took part in discussions to resolve land use conflicts over Clayoquot Sound and the Great Bear Rainforest. We sat down with Linda to learn more about her work and the evolution of sustainable approaches to forestry in BC.
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.
Posted in: Branchlines Articles, Highlights
Tagged with: Climate Change, Community, Data Analysis, Human Health, Landscape Modelling, Mental Health, Nature, Research, Sustainability, Urban Forestry, Urban Greenspace, Wellbeing, Wildlife
June 7, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
With the growing demand for specialized knowledge and skills in the forestry industry, the Faculty of Forestry is thrilled to announce the expansion of its micro-certificate offerings. Building on the success of our existing programs, UBC Forestry has launched nine new micro-certificate programs, catering to the diverse needs of professionals seeking to excel in this dynamic field.
June 5, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Posted in: Ecosystems and Climate Change, Faculty Profiles, Human Dimensions of the Environment, Lecturers
Tagged with: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Forest Governance, Forest Policy, Human Rights, Sustainability