September 1, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
When UBC faculty of forestry researcher Dr. Lorien Nesbitt studied patterns of vegetation and green spaces in the United States a few years ago, she found widespread inequities. In many of the 10 metropolitan areas included in the study, comprising over 100 cities and towns, income and education were strongly correlated to the amount of […]
August 10, 2022 | Author: Forestry Co-op
Invasive Plant Technician at Spectrum Resource Group Inc. in BC I started working for Spectrum Resource Group Inc. at this time period as an invasive plants technician. My primary responsibilities include choosing and implementing efficient management and control tactics, compiling and analysing data on invasive species populations, and determining how effective control measures are. I’ve […]
July 13, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
After years of research, a wood scientist, mechanical engineer, and chemical engineer have invented a new way to protect cities from climate change: turning buildings into giant trees. Or at least, their invention can make some buildings do some of the things that trees can.
Faculty of Forestry Co-Leading UBC Research Excellence Cluster – Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience Network (HEAL)
March 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Assistant Professor Lorien Nesbitt is co-leading the Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience (HEAL) network, one of 40 university-wide research excellence clusters that recently received funding under UBC’s Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.