Forestry News

Jun
21

Urban Forest Project Positions at UofT, Concordia, UQAM and Université de Montréal.

Prof. Danijela Puric-Mladenovic is part of a shared project between the University of Toronto, Concordia University, Université du Québec à Montréal, and Université de Montréal with an aim to train students and scientists across a variety of available urban forestry projects. Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 start-dates also available. For more details, please click on Urban […]

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Jun
14

Recent or soon-to-be Daniels degree recipients share their memories, ambitions, and tips for current students

View full articles on the main Daniels Faculty website. The Graduates, Part 1: The Graduates, Part 1: Three recent or soon-to-be Daniels degree recipients share their memories, ambitions, and tips for current students The Graduates, Part 2 including recent MFC graduate, Alexandra Farkas: The Graduates, Part 2: Three recent or soon-to-be Daniels degree recipients share […]

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Jun
14

Forestry’s Sandy Smith appointed to expert panel studying the use of gene-edited organisms in pest control

View full article on the main Daniels Faculty website: Forestry’s Sandy Smith appointed to expert panel studying the use of gene-edited organisms in pest control

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Mar
31

Daniels Faculty alumnus Thomas McCay named among Canadian forestry’s top emerging leaders

Master of Forest Conservation alumnus Thomas McCay has been named one of 2021’s “Top 10 Under 40” by Canadian Forest Industries, distinguishing him as an emerging leader in his field. The annual list, now in its 10th year, identifies those who “exemplify the best of our sector, from outstanding log haulers to sawmillers, foresters and others,” […]

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Mar
24

MFC students experience sustainable, traditional and innovative forestry management practices at Mattawa winter field camp

  The four-day Mattawa winter field camp was attended by 22 MFC students who were joined by faculty members, alumni and two visiting Finnish students. (Photo by Tony Ung)   On a chilly but bright February morning, Daniels Faculty students and instructors traveled to the Canadian Ecology Centre (CEC) in northeastern Ontario to resume what had been […]

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Mar
14

Breaking the Bias: Four Daniels Faculty members on International Women’s Day

  Observed every year on March 8, International Women’s Day has been marked for well over a century now, ever since the first IWD gathering was held in 1911. Intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the day has also become a call to action for accelerating female equality. This year’s theme, […]

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Feb
16

Forestry’s first hybrid Capstone presentations showcase diverse range of student research

  The need for more green space in low-income urban settings. How Indigenous knowledge can benefit contemporary forestry. The history and future of China’s eucalyptus trees. These were just a few of the wide range of subjects elucidated during the 2021 Capstone presentations by students in the Master of Forest Conservation (MFC) program. Held on December 14 […]

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Feb
03

In Memoriam: John Cary

John Cary was a long-term supporter of the students, faculty and staff of our Forestry program here at the University. After his long career in planning and policy with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, he worked as a consultant on sustainable forestry and afforestation within Ontario. He continued to spread his influence with his […]

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