BUF-VanDusen Botanical Garden For my first work term, I worked for the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association as a summer camp leader in VanDusen Botanical Garden. I cooperated with my team to design and conduct fun and meaningful activities for the children campers. I enjoyed the opportunities to introduce fun facts about plants to spark children’s interest […]
BUF-Zijun Environmental Construction Co. Ltd As a field assistant, I spent my first Co-op term in Yunnan, China. As a contractor working with government, the company mainly focused on landscape design, green spaces construction and tree planting. The project I was a part of takes place in ChengGong district, where the high-rise residential area requires […]
BSFS-City of Edmonton For my first work term I worked with the City of Edmonton Infrastructure Operations in Edmonton Alberta as a Landscape Technician. This placement offered me hands on experience from ground truthing natural areas to assessing natural area management plans throughout the city. The work I completed during my time with the city […]
BUF-Concepto Q, Mexico City, Mexico Whilst working at Concepto Q, I carried out an in depth environmental analysis to reveal the intricacies hidden behind the beautiful but endangered landscape of Valle de Bravo. I even created an an inventory of endemic species so that the nursery can gradually shift their production to a sustainable model. […]
BUF-Burns Bog Conservation Society For my fourth co-op work term, I worked with the Burns Bog Conservation Society in Delta. As a member of the Marketing & Outreach team, my role was to advocate for the conservation of Burns Bog at local community events. It’s been quite an experience attending events throughout the lower mainland, […]
BUF-City of Edmonton, Alberta For my third co-op term, I have continued to work as a Forestry Technician with the City of Edmonton’s Urban Forestry department under Contracts and Policy. Forests at the urban scale produce unique challenges and my job is to help ensure Edmonton’s corporate tree policy is being enforced on all scales. […]
BUF-Shanghai Landscape Architecture Design and Research Institute As an office assistant at the Shanghai Landscape Architecture Design and Research Institute, I have been given the opportunity to participate in a variety of projects, all which have allowed me to solidify my learning experience with the use various industry software tools used in landscape design. During […]
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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