Archives for April, 2017

Apr
25

Using wood in novel ways

Car parts, yogurt, paint: Scientists are using wood in novel ways, hopefully staying the axe on forestry education before it’s too late More and more people read articles such as this one on a screen, curbing the demand for newsprint. Our broom handles are made of plastic; our houses are brick, concrete and drywall. We […]

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Apr
12

New Consultation Process

U of T announces new consultation process to look at restructuring the Faculty of Forestry.  Its purpose is to explore the potential academic restructuring of the Faculty of Forestry. Please follow the link: Collegial process of exploration and consultation Call for Nominations for Dean   “It is encouraging that the Provost recognizes the important contributions […]

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Apr
11

Barking up the Right Tree, featuring Prof. Ning Yan.

Article from:- Canadian Institute of Forestry: Success Stories from Canadian Forests, April 2016 Dr. Ning Yan holds a piece of bark and the bark-based adhesive that can be used as a replacement or alternative to conventional glues.When we think of products derived from tree bark, we often think of birch bark canoes, black ash baskets, […]

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Apr
11

The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award 2017

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF/IFC), the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), and the Duchy of Cornwall are pleased to announce the four outstanding recipients of the 2017 Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award. Now in its third year, The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award is a UK-Canada partnership initiative between […]

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