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Congratulations Dr Aimee Houde on receiving the Alice Wilson Award

Congratulations Dr Aimee Houde on receiving the Alice Wilson Award

The Alice Wilson Award is given each year to four women of outstanding academic qualifications entering a career in research at the post-doctoral level. Dr Aimee Houde (PDF, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences) was a recipient for the Academy of Science, selected by disciplinary Fellows of the Society.

Researchers discover key genes for climate adaptation shared between distantly related trees

Researchers discover key genes for climate adaptation shared between distantly related trees

Despite 140 million years of independent evolution, two types of coniferous trees use the same small set of 47 genes to rapidly adapt to varying climates, an international team of forestry researchers have found in a new study, published today in Science.

Congratulations to the Canadian Institute of Forestry award recipients

Congratulations to the Canadian Institute of Forestry award recipients

Each year the Canadian Institute of Forestry presents a number of awards in recognition of outstanding, unique accomplishments to forestry in Canada. Recipients may earn distinction through demonstration of exceptional accomplishments in the field of forestry.

Malcolm Knapp Research Forest hosts unique forestry trade show

Malcolm Knapp Research Forest hosts unique forestry trade show

The Malcolm Knapp Forest is a unique working forest that contains stands ranging from new plantations to old growth and is accessed by a network of over 180 kilometers of forest roads, bridges and trails. It also home to a working sawmill and a retreat centre. In September, the forest will host DEMO International, a world class, one-of-a-kind event for the forest industry and the flagship event of the Canadian Woodlands Forum.

PhD student recycles chopsticks for home décor startup

PhD student recycles chopsticks for home décor startup

A research interest in bamboo and a love for sushi has inspired a Forestry student to launch a line of home décor products made from recycled chopsticks.

Live auction in support of UBC’s Faculty of Forestry field camp students

Live auction in support of UBC’s Faculty of Forestry field camp students

Join the Faculty of Forestry for a fundraising auction supporting the Faculty of Forestry’s field school and the students who attend. This auction is run in partnership with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and DEMO International® 2016.

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