Dean Innes to speak at ‘Extreme Planting’ photo exhibit

Dean Innes to speak at ‘Extreme Planting’ photo exhibit

Dean of UBC Forestry, Dr John Innes, will be speaking at the opening of the photo exhibit, Extreme Planting, on October 5, 2012 at the Alliance Française in Vancouver BC. This exhibit presents a group of professional tree-planters in coastal BC. These tree-planters work in extremely challenging terrain and climate conditions, reforesting after clear-cuts. Beyond economical, […]

Forestry announces largest global grant for a forestry student

Forestry announces largest global grant for a forestry student

UBC Forestry announces prestigious graduate award.

UBC Forestry co-hosts SilviLaser Conference

UBC Forestry co-hosts SilviLaser Conference

SilviLaser 2012: First Return took place at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver Canada on 16 – 19th September 2012, hosted by UBC Forestry and the Canadian Forest Service. SilviLaser 2012 is the twelfth international conference focusing on applications of laser systems for forestry and forest landscapes, and has over 270 participants attended from 20 countries […]

UBC Forestry’s David Tindall selected to be trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality presenter

UBC Forestry’s David Tindall selected to be trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality presenter

Vancouver, August 15th, 2012 – 115 Canadians were nominated to take part in a formal training offered by the Honourable Al Gore, former Vice‐President of the United States, and Nobel Prize Laureate. The Canadian delegation will join 800 new presenters from over 20 countries, on August 21‐23, in San Francisco, California. The participants represent a wide range […]

Humming bird from Costa Rica

Major migration of bird experts flock to Vancouver

Next week UBC will host the 5th North American Ornithological Conference (NAOC-V), a joint annual meeting of all of the major Ornithological Societies (includes academic and government scientists and practitioners) from the Americas. This meeting is the largest and most diverse ornithological meeting in the Western Hemisphere with over 1500 participants anticipated.  It is the first time […]

‘Only you can prevent forest fires’ … with your smartphone

‘Only you can prevent forest fires’ … with your smartphone

Researchers from the UBC Faculty of Forestry have developed a smart phone app that prevents forest fires by identifying hazardous areas.

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