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Oct
08

Community Forest: Owners Cooperative Pilots Are Gaining Traction by Shan Shukla, MFC Student

Article written for The Ontario Woodlander, Issue 104 (September 2021), a publication of the Ontario Woodlot Association where Shan Shukla interned for his Master of Forest Conservation program.   Conifer plantations in Southern Ontario were introduced in the early 20th century to help improve the state of our rapidly eroding soils. Plantations on public lands […]

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Oct
08

Your Ontario Woodlot Association at Work by Ben Gwilliam, MFC Student

Article written for The Ontario Woodlander, Issue 104 (September 2021), a publication of the Ontario Woodlot Association where Ben Gwilliam interned for his Master of Forest Conservation program.   People working together is at the heart of sustainable forest management, as many specialties contribute to our knowledge and understanding of best practices. Organizations that foster […]

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Oct
08

The Leaflet: FGSA’s monthly newsletter (October 2021)

Click here for the October 2021 edition of the Leaflet: October 2021 – Leaflet Issue 7  

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Sep
16

Professor Mohini Sain elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Professor Mohini Sain’s (MIE) research focuses on the sustainable manufacturing of low-carbon and carbon-neutral materials. (Photo: University of Toronto)   Professor Mohini Sain (MIE) has been elected a 2021 fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The RSC’s mission is to recognize excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and […]

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Sep
16

Canadian Wood Council and the Daniels Faculty partner to publish “Places of Production: Forest and Factory”

  “Places of Production: Forest and Factory” is a new publication from the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, in collaboration with the Canadian Wood Council and the woodSMART Program. The title comes from the research studio of the same name, led by Professor Robert Wright and Professor Brigitte Shim, that explored […]

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Sep
13

Welcome from Dean Juan Du

  Welcome to the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto! I wish to acknowledge this land on which the University of Toronto operates. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and the Mississaugas of the Credit. Today, this meeting […]

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Jul
21

How the Ontario Woodlot Association is Using LiDAR to Help Woodlot Owners Make Decisions by Ben Gwilliam, MFC Student

Article written for The Ontario Woodlander, Issue 103 (June 2021), a publication of the Ontario Woodlot Association where Ben Gwilliam is currently working his MFC program summer internship.   Woodlots provide us with fuel, timber, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services that will help us to mitigate climate change, but how can landowners measure these to […]

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Jul
21

Ambika Tenneti, Foresty PhD student, explores ways to make Toronto’s urban forests, ravines more inclusive

Ambika Tenneti, a PhD student at U of T, is investigating community engagement in the city’s urban forests, looking specifically at factors that lead to inclusion or exclusion among immigrant communities (photo by Don Campbell).   Ambika Tenneti, a PhD student in the forestry department at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, was […]

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