Forestry News

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 […]

By Yared Mekonnen | Article . Forestry News . News
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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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Feb
19

MFC Student, Natalie Heyblom, presented with the White Pine Award at Forests Ontario’s Annual Conference

Forests Ontario’s 6th Annual Conference took place in Alliston on February 14th, bringing together close to 400 landowners, forestry professionals, Indigenous leaders, educators and students. The largest of its kind in the province, the annual conference features presentations, local exhibitors, a silent auction for charity, and an awards ceremony which recognizes important contributors to forestry. […]

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Feb
06

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus James Bendell

Forestry has unfortunately learned that one of our Professor Emeriti, James Bendell, has recently passed away. Professor Bendell was a Professor of Wildlife Biology at the Faculty of Forestry from 1972 to 1991. His research concentrated on population ecology and he was considered a world expert on grouse. A celebration of his life will take […]

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Feb
06

2019 Master of Forest Conservation Capstone Presentations

Each December our Master of Forest Conservation students complete their program with their Capstone Presentations which involves analysing information and preparing formal reports based on their summer internships and in consultation with individual faculty supervisors. The 2019 MFC Capstones took place December 9th, 10th and 11th. A lot of dedicated hard work and preparation goes […]

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Dec
17

Meet Eugene Franklin Johnston- Class of 1949

Photo of Eugene Johnston, age 94-years young, taken at the Johnson Brothers Tree Farm I have a story I would like to share with you about a young professional forester, Eugene Franklin Johnston, known by many as “Pud,” who graduated from the Faculty of Forestry in 1949. This young man entered the forestry profession at […]

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Dec
03

Forestry PhD student Joel Goodwin receives a C. David Naylor University Fellowship

Joel Goodwin, who is in the first year of his PhD studies in the Daniels Faculty’s forestry program, has received one of this year’s C. David Naylor University Fellowships. The prestigious award, valued at $30,000, is granted annually to as many as two high-achieving first-year doctoral students (or doctoral-stream master’s students) who graduated from a […]

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