New UBC urban forestry program vies to save city trees

Metro News: The University of British Columbia has a new bachelor’s degree program in urban forestry where student will learn how to preserve and grow tree canopies.

Bachelor of Urban Forestry launching at UBC

The Ubyssey: UBC Forestry students can now enrol in the new Bachelor of Urban Forestry degree program.

Post-wildfire areas in B.C. called risky

24hrs: Experts are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be mindful of dangers posed by post-wildfire areas.

National Forest Week

National Forest Week

Celebrate National Forest Week – Wildland Fire (Sept 20 – 26, 2015) with the Faculty of Forestry. Learn more

Urban Forestry Launch

Urban Forestry Launch

Join Dean Innes and guests for the official launch of the Urban Forestry program. Learn more & RSVP online

Inventors have high hopes for robotic tree planter

The Vancouver Sun: UVic engineering students put reforestation tech to the test

Joerg Bohlmann elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Joerg Bohlmann elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Joerg Bohlmann is a world leader in the fields of plant and forestry genomics and in plant natural products biology. He is distinguished for his research on the genomics of defense and resistance mechanisms of conifers against insect pests and insect-associated fungal pathogens, as well as on plant terpenoid biochemistry.

UBC Forestry seeking trees with DNA to survive climate change

Vancouver debates tree cover management after windstorm

The Globe and Mail: Powerful wind and rain that swept the Vancouver region on the weekend highlighted the vulnerability of trees weakened by a summer drought – and the challenges cities will face keeping their tree canopies healthy as climate change brings more severe weather.

The Slow Process of Countering the Emerald Ash Borer

The New York Times: An adult Emerald Ash borer beetle. Scientists are scrambling to find ways to stop it from destroying more North American trees.

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