Forestry News

Jun
03

FGSA Newsletter June 2020

Reminder A reminder that the Forestry Graduate Students’ Association is still here! And we are here to help answer questions you may have. We hope everyone has access to getting outside while we continue to stay distant from those outside our household. The FGSA will be continuing to facilitate contact and engagement for students interested. […]

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Jun
03

Spring Convocation 2020

For the first time due to the current COVID pandemic, the University of Toronto hosted a single virtual convocation ceremony  on June 2nd for the approximate 15,500 students graduating from its three campuses. Normally spring convocation is spread over more than thirty separate ceremonies during a three-week span, all taking place in Convocation Hall on […]

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May
05

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Victor “Vic” Smith

Professor Emeritus Victor “Vic” Smith recently passed away on April 15th. Both a student and faculty member of the Faculty of Forestry, Dr. Smith first earned his BScF in 1949. After venturing up north to work in Espanola, Ontario as a district forest engineer, he returned to the Faculty in 1963 to complete his MScF. […]

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Apr
29

Interim Dean Announcement

A familiar face will be taking on the role of Interim Dean for the Daniels Faculty starting July 1, 2020. Former Faculty of Forestry Dean, Robert Wright, will replace Dean Richard Sommer who is stepping down at the end of June after ten years. His term will be for one year as the Advisory Search […]

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Apr
14

In Memoriam: Adjunct Professor Jagmohan Maini

This past March, former Adjunct Professor, Jagmohan Maini, quietly passed away at his home after a long and distinguished forestry career. A long-time supporter of the former Faculty of Forestry, Dr. Maini was a consistent presence at many faculty events. Dr. Maini worked as a Research Scientist, Research Director, and Forest and Environmental Policy Advisor […]

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Mar
10

Master of Forest Conservation students head north for their annual Winter Field Tour

When the weather in the city is at its most frigid, master’s students in the Daniels Faculty’s forestry program head north, to parts of Ontario where the air is even colder. The Winter Field Tour is an annual tradition that has been happening for two decades. Master of Forest Conservation students go on a weekend-long […]

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Mar
10

OUFC’s “Making Cities Resilient” Conference Testimonial by MFC Students

This past November the Ontario Urban Forest Council’s 2019 Annual Conference was jointly hosted by Tree Canada and the Canadian Urban Forest Networks at the Heintzman House in Thornhill, Ontario, bringing together an alliance of some of the best minds in Urban Forestry today. Three of Forestry’s MFC students attended the conference and recently had […]

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Mar
03

Eastern Ontario Model Forest E-News

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