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Oct
21

David Martell receives the Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science

    David Martell, a professor emeritus at the Daniels Faculty’s Institute of Forestry and Conservation, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science, a prize given by the International Association of Wildland Fire to scientists who have demonstrated sustained excellence in wildland fire research. In its pubic […]

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Oct
21

Help design a new logo for the Institute of Forestry and Conservation

  Earlier this fall, the Daniels Faculty’s forestry program adopted a brand-new name: the Institute of Forestry and Conservation. Now, the program needs a new logo to match. That’s why the Forestry Graduate Students’ Association is holding a logo design contest, open exclusively to Daniels Faculty students. (Because who better?) Entrants are required to submit […]

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Oct
21

Daniels Faculty scientists find that certain Toronto tree species offer more UV protection than others

  The shade of a tree is a welcome relief on a sunny day, but not all tree shade is the same. A recent study by three scientists at the Daniels Faculty’s Institute of Forestry and Conservation has found that certain tree species are better than others at blocking the sun’s invisible UV radiation, which […]

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Oct
21

In Memoriam: Amalia Veneziano

It is with great sadness that the Institute of Forestry and Conservation has learned of the peaceful recent passing of Amalia Veneziano in late August. Amalia was a long-time administrative coordinator of the University of Toronto for almost forty years, spending the majority of her service with the Faculty of Forestry before retiring almost five […]

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Oct
21

FGSA News Letter October 2020

Upcoming Events Logo Contest Help design the Institute of Forestry and Conservation’s new Logo. $200 prize. Details on our https://www.uoftfgsa.weebly.com website. Accountability Study Group – Every Thurs. at 1pm EST Need to get work done? Join us for our study/work sessions every week, where we work alongside each other with our cameras off. The zoom […]

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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

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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