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Kahlil Baker Receives Governor General of Canada Award

Kahlil Baker Receives Governor General of Canada Award

Forestry PhD Graduate Kahlil Baker was… Learn more

Congratulations to Kahlil Baker for Receiving Governor General of Canada Award

Congratulations to Kahlil Baker for Receiving Governor General of Canada Award

In a private ceremony on 5 November 2018 at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, the four co-founders of the non-profit organization Taking Root were presented with the Meritorious Service Cross from the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada.

Favorable climatic conditions for tree growth and ecosystem function: Meta-analyses

Favorable climatic conditions for tree growth and ecosystem function: Meta-analyses

Evapotranspiration and favorable growing degree-days are key to tree height growth and ecosystem functioning: Meta-analyses of Pacific Northwest historical data

Tarek Koudmani

Tarek Koudmani

BSF – Forsite This was my first work term in co-op, and my job was a Forest Technician, working for Forsite in Mackenzie. Most of my days are spent doing timber development, essentially preparing the block for harvest. Some of my most common tasks are laying out boundary, and roads, as well as traversing and […]

Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson

BSCN – British Columbia Conservation Foundation  For my second co-op term I have been working for the British Columbia Conservation Foundation as part of the Spartina Control Crew. This crew is made by possible by the collaboration of numerous stakeholders throughout the lower mainland, including the cities of Vancouver, Delta, Surrey, Port Moody, as well […]

Emily Dang

Emily Dang

BUF – Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University  For my fifth and final Co-op work term this summer, I was fortunate enough to work abroad in China at one of UBC Forestry’s partnered schools – Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University! Usually students from FAFU transfer to UBC as part of the 2+2/3+2 program, so this was […]

Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded the Award for Excellence in Open Education

Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded the Award for Excellence in Open Education

Congratulations to Maja Krzic on being the 8th recipient of the Award for Excellence in Open Education. Dr. Maja Krzic’s leadership has been instrumental in transforming provincial, national, and international post-secondary soil science education by establishing the Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) group with 30 Canadian soil scientists, media developers, students, and educators focused on developing […]

World’s city greening experts gather in Vancouver

World’s city greening experts gather in Vancouver

Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, with more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assembling in Vancouver next week. Trees and green spaces are crucial components of our cities and towns. However, most cities are still losing trees and green spaces due to climate change, invasive […]

The Sopron Story: Looking back 60 years later

The Sopron Story: Looking back 60 years later

How 200 Hungarian forestry students found their way to UBC. Learn more