Forestry in the News

2017

HeadlineSourceResearcherDate
Gene researchers seek to shield B.C. fish, forestsBusiness VancouverSally AitkenMarch 21
Science finds a way to bring back the American chestnut treeTheStarRichard Hamelin;
Sally Aitken
March 18
Vancouver startup ChopValue gives used chopsticks new life as minimalist furnishings and housewaresThe Georgia StraightFelix BockMarch 15
Trump’s trade nominee targets Canada, vows to end softwood lumber disputeThe Globe and MailHarry NelsonMarch 14
Designer forests: Scientists hope to tune up Canada's trees to thrive in changing climateVancouver SunSally AitkenFebruary 26
Are dams and LNG shutting out biofuels in B.C.?CBC NewsJack SaddlerFebruary 19
The secret life of trees: Is nature less selfish than we think?CNNSuzanne SimardFebruary 7
New, genome-based tools touted to defend B.C. forests against rising tide of foreign, invasive speciesVancouver SunRichard HamelinFebruary 1
Mornings with Martin StrongRoundhouse RadioMatilda van den BoschJanuary 23
Wood from demolished Metro Vancouver homes could become particleboardVancouver SunFelix BockJanuary 20
Stressed? Park it — public health experts will thank youMetro VancouverMatilda van den BoschJanuary 19
Vancouver touts green scene as report finds living near a park is good for your healthThe Province; Vancouver SunMatilda van den BoschJanuary 18
How Do Trees Collaborate?NPRSuzanne SimardJanuary 13
Cold winter in Metro Vancouver could reduce impact of garden pestsVancouver SunAllan CarrollJanuary 12
Cold weather vs. Mountain Pine BeetleGlobal NewsAllan CarrollJanuary 11
ChopValue, UBC Student's Startup, Transforms Used Chopsticks Into Sleek FurnitureHuffington PostFelix BöckJanuary 10
Metro Vancouver’s cold snap likely not enough to kill off chafer beetleGlobal NewsAllan CarrollJanuary 6
Vancouver ranks highest in tree canopy coverage among world's major citiesMetro NewsCecil KonijnendijkJanuary 4