Scott Hinch was awarded a NSERC Strategic grant totaling $590,000 for research into the effects of injury , pathogens, and climate warming on migration and spawning success of Pacific salmon that have escaped from fishing gear. Partner organizations include the Canadian Dept. Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific Salmon Commission, and Pacific Salmon Foundation.
An up-to-date synthesis of the state of knowledge on sustainable forest management from a variety of environmental, economic, social, cultural, and governance perspectives.
In forest ecology fieldwork, our research comes to life around us. In the forests where we work, this happens to be in the form of skyscraper-tall trees draped in moss and fern over layers of green shrubby plants. As part of his MSc thesis, Ira Sutherland investigates the post-logging recovery of multiple ecosystem services (ie, the benefits that people derive from nature).