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 […]
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 […]
FGSA Presents CIF Lecture Please join the Forestry Graduate Student Union as they present Praise to Diversity: a Functional Approach to Increase Resilience of the Urban Forest by Dr. Christian Messier Professor, Forest Ecology and Urban Forestry, Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), part of the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s E-Lecture Series. The broadcast will […]
Professor Forrest Buckingham, a favourite professor here at the Faculty of Forestry from 1957 until his retirement in 1988, recently passed away in December. Professor Buckingham specialized in forest mensuration and statistics, forest climatology, and forest hydrology, teaching both undergraduate and graduate students. A Celebration of Life Service for Professor Buckingham will take place on […]
Click here to read the article from Toronto Star Other links related to Toronto’s Ravine: Ecological collapse of Toronto’s ravine system has begun, researcher says How much would an inventory of trees in Toronto’s ravine system cost? City will find out Forest ecologist Eric Davies on Toronto’s oldest trees Studies say Toronto’s ravines and […]
Reflections on searching for and finding Kirtland’s Warbler: An Article by Paul Aird, Professor Emertus
Reflections on searching for and finding Kirtland’s Warbler in Ontario and Québec, 1976-2016 An article by the Faculty of Forestry’s Paul Aird, Professor Emertus, which appeared in the August 2018 edition of Ontario Birds, the journal of the Ontario Field Ornithologists.
Mike Wotton, a Research Scientist at the University of Toronto featured in The Globe and Mail. Wildfire activity and its impact are increasing around much of the world. We see it on the news every summer now. Different locations (and sometimes the same locations) and different impacts – sometimes terrible, tragic impacts – but everywhere […]