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Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires

The Globe and Mail: There have been growing fears in British Columbia that an increasing number of catastrophic wildfires could erupt because more than 18 million hectares of forest have been killed by a pine-beetle epidemic over the past two decades.

Congratulations to Kathy Martin on being awarded the Ian McTaggart-Cowan Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Kathy Martin on being awarded the Ian McTaggart-Cowan Lifetime Achievement Award

The Wildlife Society, Canadian Section has awarded Kathy Martin the Ian McTaggart-Cowan Lifetime Achievement Award.

This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding, conservation, and/or management of wildlife in Canada over their career. It is only the second time the society has given the award to one of their own. Kathy will receive the award at their annual meeting in Newfoundland in July.

Urban Forestry students win 2 prizes at Vancouver City Studios’ Hubbub event

Urban Forestry students win 2 prizes at Vancouver City Studios’ Hubbub event

Students from two classes in Urban Forestry, Forestry, and Landscape Architecture won two prizes for their posters at the City of Vancouver City Studio event on April 1st 2016.  The event, known as ‘Hubbub’, is an interactive project showcase at City Hall that brings together CityStudio students from several universities and courses, to share their projects, findings and […]

Concerns rising over forest fires and climate change

News 1130: Some of BC’s top forestry experts say climate change is intensifying our wildfire seasons, and there are concerns about drought, fire and the health of our forests.

Early BC wildfires raise multiple concerns

Global News BC1: John Innes, Dean of Forestry at UBC, talks to BC1 about the early start of the province’s wildfire season, what may be behind it, and what can be done about it.

The Wood Wide Web

The Atlantic: A new study shows that trees of different species can exchange large amounts of carbon via the fungal internet that connects their roots.

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