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
July 10, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
A captivation with the outdoors attracted Prof. Emeritus Peter Marshall to forestry, but a love of teaching kept him transfixed for over four decades. A much-beloved professor of forest measurements and biometrics – and recipient of the ABCFP Distinguished Forest Professional award – Peter shares what he learned throughout his career and his enduring passion for the profession.
May 19, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
B.C. Wild salmon populations have declined notably over the last three decades. New UBC research, led by UBC Forestry’s Arthur Bass, presents methods to improve the protection of wild salmon. The study uses the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative’s data to assess pathogens in thousands of Chinook and Coho salmon sampled over a decade along the B.C. coast.
January 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry would like to congratulate Dr. Peter Arcese for winning the 2021 Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society (AOS). The Award honours researchers who have displayed innovative and outstanding contributions towards ornithological research.