Awards & Honours

Nicholas Coops and Andrés Varhola receive CFS Collaboration Award
The Canadian Forest Service (CFS) has recognized the Lidar Best Practices Team for their work in producing a go-to handbook describing all of the steps necessary for understanding and implementing and airborne laser scanning project

Scott Hinch awarded Certificate of Achievement
Congratulations to Scott Hinch on receiving the annual Certificate of Achievement from the Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in March 2014.

Congratulations to Rob Kozak, winner of the 2014 Killam Teaching Prize
Dr. Robert Kozak, head of the Department of Wood Science, will receive the Killam Teaching Prize in Forestry for the 2013-14 academic year.

Three Forestry professors recognized for achievements
The Faculty of Forestry becomes the first institution in the history of the IUFRO awards to have 3 recipients in the same year.

Mitchell awarded prestigious silviculture prize
Dr. Mitchell receives the award in recognition of his paper entitled Wind as a natural disturbance agent in forests: a synthesis.

Hamish Kimmins appointed to Order of Canada
In recognition of his contributions as an ecologist promoting environmental sustainability ...

Two professors recognized by First Nations community
Professors John Nelson and Gary Bull are being recognized for partnering with the Maiyoo Keyoh Society to deliver a course on sustainable forest management.

Sara Barron wins world’s largest forestry scholarship
The Future Forests Fellowship was created by a private donor to draw attention to how forestry research impacts global issues

Simon Ellis awarded prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship
Up to 10 fellowships are presented annually to teachers in higher education.