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.
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Tagged with: Climate Change, Community, Data Analysis, Human Health, Landscape Modelling, Mental Health, Nature, Research, Sustainability, Urban Forestry, Urban Greenspace, Wellbeing, Wildlife
May 25, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Congratulations to Dr. Ingrid Jarvis on receiving the UBC Distinguished Dissertation Prize and CAGS/ProQuest DDA nomination! Explore her groundbreaking research on the link between urban natural environments, human health, and childhood development.
Ingrid Jarvis Receives the Best Doctoral Dissertation and Marina Melanidis Receives the Best Master’s Thesis Awards in Forestry for 2022
March 3, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
The Faculty of Forestry would like to congratulate Dr. Ingrid Jarvis for winning the Best Dissertation Award and Ms. Marina Melanidis for winning the Best Master’s Thesis Award.
November 17, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Even though many global cities incorporate greenspaces such as pocket parks and community gardens into their urban planning efforts, new UBC research shows those plans often fail to include the needs of youth and young adults between the ages of 15 and 24.
October 21, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Touring Europe during one of the worst heat waves ever to hit the continent was both challenging and inspiring for the UBC Forestry’s Master of Urban Forestry Leadership (MUFL) student group, who visited during the summer of 2022 as part of their professional program.