The Department of Forest Resources Management at the University of British Columbia- Vancouver campus invites applications for a Lecturer (term appointment) to play a leading role in the teaching and coordination of the Bachelor of Urban Forestry (BUF) undergraduate program.
The Department of Forest Resources Management at the University of British Columbia- Vancouver campus invites applications for a Lecturer (term appointment) to be involved in the teaching and coordination of aspects of urban forestry (governance, planning, management) in the Master of Urban Forestry Leadership (MUFL) graduate program.
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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Dr Matilda van den Bosch (joint appoint with Forest and Conservation Sciences and School of Population and Public Health) is a co-author of a new WHO report summarizing evidence on the health effects of green space in urban areas shows that green spaces offer numerous public health benefits, including psychological relaxation and stress reduction, enhanced physical activity and a potential reduction in exposure to – among other harmful urban factors – air pollution, noise and excessive heat.