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Introduction: Faculty of Forestry

UBC Forestry is turning out a new generation of foresters. At any given time, over 1000 undergraduate students and 260 graduate students are enrolled at the Faculty within the 3 departments.

Today’s students not only learn about topics like the biology of trees, innovative wood products and forest engineering, they are taught about ecological and cultural issues related to the forest. Students learn to use the latest technology available to manage forests thoughtfully and efficiently.

Faculty are committed to meeting future challenges in forestry through in-depth, cutting edge research. In fact, UBC Forestry receives the highest level of forestry research funding of any forestry faculty in Canada.

Off-campus facilities include two Research Forests: the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest in Maple Ridge and the Alex Fraser Research Forest near Williams Lake.

UBC Forestry is a member of the Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada.

Experts and Topics

The faculty members in the Faculty of Forestry are recognized world wide for their expertise, research and knowledge.  The faculty is home to over 67 faculty members from around the world with backgrounds in a variety of topics, such as:

View all expertise on the Faculty of Forestry Profiles website. You can also search by fields through the UBC Experts Guide.