Forestry in the News


Gender balance shifting in B.C. forestry as more women enter industryCBC News; CBC News RadioSally AitkenNov 18
Pine beetles from Jasper National Park now infesting commercial forestCBC NewsKen DayNov 17
Psychology of Climate Change discussionCBC News RadioStephen Sheppard
Nov 15
Is B.C. ready for the next wildfires?National ObserverLori DanielsNov 14
What is worse than breathing Delhi air? Rural India chokes on solid fuel fumes every dayFirst PostHisham ZerriffiNov 7
A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learnQuartzSuzanne SimardNov 3
B.C. researchers develop prediction system for human-caused wildfiresCBC; CBC Radio Canada (English); CBC Radio Canada (French); CBC Radio Daybreak South 02:24 to 08:50; CBC Edmonton (radio); Breakfast Television (0:34 onwards); Penticton Western News;; CFAX; News 1130Paul PickellOct 27
If you thought Vancouver’s fall colours were brighter this year, you weren’t dreamingGlobal NewsRobert GuyOct 26
Accelerating the blue-flame revolution in IndiaThe New Indian ExpressHisham ZerriffiOct 20
Evaporation: the overlooked alternative energy source?
The Christian Science MonitorHisham ZerriffiOct 12
Talk covers wild fire causes and benefitsKelowna Capital NewsLori DanielsOct 2
2017 BC wildfire season ‘the new normal’: province urged to actGlobal News

2017 Wildfires and Resilience: A Letter to Premier John Horgan and Minister Doug Donaldson
Lori DanielsSep 26
Protection et sensibilisation du public à l’importance des forêts
CBC Radio Canada (French)Richard HamelinSep 25
Wildfires spark talkCastanetLori DanielsSep 25
Good words provide strong start for Reconciliation StudiesHaida Gwaii ObserverCarlos OrmondSep 22
Let B.C.’s burnt-out forests regrow instead of logging them: UBC professorGlobal NewsDavid AndisonSep 15
Salvage logging anticipated by next summer100 Mile Free PressLori DanielsSep 15
Für immer grün: Dr. Verena Griess über die wirtschaftlichen Vorteile von Dauerwald statt KahlschlagForestFinance (German)Verena GriessSep 14
Wildfire season predicted to become longer, more intense
The Squamish ChiefJohn InnesSep 14
No end to pine beetle battle in Alberta, experts sayCBC NewsAllan CarrollSep 13
Wildfire prevention. Restricting cellphones in public.CBC RadioLori DanielsSep 13
On Haida Gwaii, university students take part in groundbreaking Reconciliation Studies program

The Globe and MailEmily-Sky Collins; Carlos OrmondSep 10
B.C. failed to reduce wildfire risk: communitiesCTV; CBC; National Post; Times ColonistNational Observer; News 1130CastanetLori DanielsSep 3
Withering timbers: Vancouver pleads for citizen help in watering drought-stricken treesVancouver SunStephen Sheppard
Aug 28
More 'prescribed burns' could prevent wildfires, save money: expertsCTV NewsLori DanielsAug 24
Partial loss of UBC research forest to fire leads to unlikely research opportunities
CBC NewsKen DayAug 17
Alex Fraser Research Forest Manager, Ken Day, describes the landscape of the wildfire (Segment starts at 2:05:50)
CBC Radio's On The CoastKen DayAug 17
Backcountry ban issued in BC's Central Interior
News 1130Lori DanielsAug 11
Wildfire: everyone's problemPiqueLori DanielsAug 10
Tax breaks urged to protect species at risk
National ObserverPeter ArceseAug 4
A future with more fires
CastanetJohn InnesAug 3
Forestry prof discusses wildfire weather (Segment starts at 2:31:22)
CBC Radio's Early EditionLori DanielsJuly 31
Fires used to be much more common according to UBC research
Williams Lake TribuneLori DanielsJuly 27
Trees can make or break city weather: UBC research
Indo-Canadian VoiceNicholas CoopsJuly 26
BIV on Roundhouse July 24
Business in VancouverHarry NelsonJuly 18
Amid B.C.'s worst wildfire season in recent memory, solutions arise for future fires

The Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 23
Scientists know how to prevent catastrophic loss from forest fires. Why don't we follow their advice?
CBC Radio - The Sunday EditionLori DanielsJuly 23
Indigenous fire clearing could prevent future wildfire infernos
Metro News Lori DanielsJuly 20
It's not your imagination: 2017 has been abnormally hot so far
Popular ScienceLori DanielsJuly 19
Audio: BC's wildfire evacuee
CBC News - Ottawa MorningKylie GreenJuly 19
Horgan becomes premier today
News 1130Harry NelsonJuly 18
Gordon Clark: Metro Vancouver’s urban forests a fire risk, tooThe ProvinceLori DanielsJuly 18
With BC wildfires, lumber prices jump despite U.S. tariffs
Digital JournalHarry NelsonJuly 16
British Columbia’s Perfect Firestorm
The WalrusLori DanielsJuly 13
Lumber prices see 'big jump' after wildfires in B.C.CBC News; National Post; Vancouver SunHarry NelsonJuly 14
We created B.C.’s wildfire problem – and we can fix it
The Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 13
July 12 2017 10:17am

Wildfire Management and Prevention
Global NewsLori DanielsJuly 12
Wildfires threaten as many as 20,000 cattle: B.C. associationBusiness News NetworkSally AitkenJuly 12
Video: B.C. fires taking toll on province's relief budget
Business News NetworkHarry NelsonJuly 11
Comment prévenir les feux de forêt?CBC RadioRaphael Chavardes (PhD Student)July 11
Video: CBC The National -
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The NationalSally AitkenJuly 11
B.C. wildfires cause closures, disruptions in the province's resource industryFinancial PostHarry NelsonJuly 11
Wildfires scorch Western CanadaXinHua NetLori DanielsJuly 11
Video shows terrifying drive to escape B.C. wildfireGlobal News; Vancouver Sun; CBC News; The Province; CTV News; Times ColonistSally AitkenJuly 11
B.C. wildfires: The damage so far, and how you can helpThe Globe and MailLori DanielsJuly 11
Do we need to change the way we manage B.C.'s forests?Vancouver SunLori DanielsJuly 11
Audio: Forestry professor discusses fires and climate change
Roundhouse RadioLori DanielsJuly 10
Wildfires in British Columbia Interior begin to exact economic tollNational Post; Times Colonist; City News; Huffington Post; Harry NelsonJuly 10
Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province
Globe and MailJohn InnesJuly 10
B.C. wildfire: How a wet spring might have aided the inferno’s rapid spread
Global NewsJohn InnesJuly 10
B.C.’s on fire from north to south — and it’s still not enough to set a record
Global NewsLori DanielsJuly 10
Video: What's fuelling B.C.'s wildfires?
CBC NewsLori DanielsJuly 10
Past firefighting efforts have made B.C. more fire-prone: Expert
National Post; CTV News;; CFJC TodayLori DanielsJuly 10
Des incendies de forêt «prévisibles» en Colombie-Britannique
Metro (French)Lori DanielsJuly 10
British Columbia needs a longer-term plan to 'fire-smart' our forests: forest ecology expertBusiness in VancouverLori DanielsJuly 9
Would stumpage reform help end Canada’s interminable softwood lumber war with U.S.?
Business in VancouverHarry NelsonJuly 4
Forests in BC’s Interior will be hit hardest by climate changeBusiness in VancouverRobbie HemberJuly 4
Forestry professor discusses fire preparedness
Roundhouse RadioLori DanielsJune 28
Trees Communicate Via a Vast Underground Network of Fungi
Nature World NewsSuzanne SimardJune 24
Biologists study selenium effects on birds
The Free PressHelmi Hess
June 15
Citizen's Cool Kit: How individuals and neighbourhoods can lower their carbon footprint
CBC NewsStephen Sheppard
June 15
Pharmaceutical drug costs. Climate change: B.C. in 2050
CBC BC AlmanacStephen Sheppard
June 12
Reporter's Notebook: A new perspective — crafting a climate change podcast
CBC NewsStephen Sheppard
June 10
UBC Professor Dr. Kathy Martin discusses alpine birds and the impacts of climate change

CICK 93.9Kathy Martin
June 9
The Slow Motion Disaster
Cited PodcastStephen Sheppard
April 12
The power of one
The Globe and MailNicholas CoopsMay 26
Timber tariff cuts different ways in Canada, U.S.NPR MarketplaceHarry NelsonMay 22
Tensions over time: A primer on the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber disputeThe Globe and MailHarry NelsonMay 9
A Lumbering Trade Dispute
TVOHarry NelsonMay 8
Forest sector losing jobs — but desperately needs more skilled workersCBC NewsJohn InnesMay 8
How Donald Trump became a key figure in the B.C. provincial election campaignCBC NewsHarry NelsonMay 2
Softwood lumber tariff could hike U.S. single-family home prices by $1,236: studyGlobal NewsHarry NelsonApril 25
Canadian lumber companies brace for US import tariffs
Herald News;
660 News
Harry NelsonApril 25
Trudeau confident Canada will work through US softwood lumber tariffsNews 1130Harry NelsonApril 25
Is history repeating itself in the softwood lumber dispute?MacLean's;
MSN News
Harry NelsonApril 25
Lumber wars: Duties and penalties as tacticsRCI News;
CTV News;
Harry NelsonApril 25
U.S. Tariffs Pose New Reckoning on Canada's Lumber SectorFox Business;
The Wall Street Journal
Harry NelsonApril 25
Softwood lumber Trump threat heats up B.C. election campaignMetro NewsHarry NelsonApril 25
Softwood duties. Disability, accessibility and politicsCBC News BC Almanac PodcastHarry NelsonApril 25
Trudeau confident Canada will work through US softwood lumber tariffsNews 1130Harry NelsonApril 25
Various firms seek different solutions in softwood showdownYahoo! News;
The Canadian Press
Harry NelsonApril 24
We Are Canada S1 E3CBC TVKhalil BakerApril 23
‘Mother Tree’ findings may reach Haida GwaiiHaida Gwaii ObserverSuzanne Simard;
Teresa Ryan
April 21
Ikea hacking is part of wood science class at Canadian universityCurbedPhilip EvansApril 6
The rise of the urban jungleCNNStephen Sheppard
April 6
Role of forests in bio-economy immense: ExpertsThe Times of IndiaJohn InnesApril 5
Check out these decked out IKEA stools by Vancouver university studentsMetro NewsApril 3
Sweet News: Science Has Cracked The Flavor Genes In WeedForbesJörg BohlmannApril 2
The Science Of Marijuana: Researchers Identify How Pot Gets Its TasteNewsweekJörg BohlmannMarch 30
'Think about wine': UBC lab reveals genes that give pot its characteristic flavoursCBC News;
CTV News;
Vancouver Sun;
Daily Hive;
Surrey Now-Leader;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
Scientists have found the genes that give different cannabis strains their flavourIBT;
Yahoo News UK;
Merry Jane;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
La ciencia explica el origen del sabor característico de la marihuanaGizmodo ES;
Periodista Digital;
Teadus Ja Tehnika;
Jörg BohlmannMarch 30
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