Forestry News

Apr
02

Celebrating Forestry’s 112th Anniversary

The Faculty of Forestry is the oldest forestry school in Canada and was founded in 1907 by Bernhard Fernow (Dean 1907-19), the first Chief Forester of the United States Forest Service who is recognized as the father of scientific forest management in North America. Because of the rapidity of forest exploitation during the nineteenth century, […]

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Mar
27

Professor Sandy Smith Awarded ISA’s Maple Leaf Award

The Ontario Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a scientific and educational organization whose primary mission is to disseminate information and knowledge in the care and preservation of trees. They are involved in many major projects throughout the province relating to best industry practices, arborist education and training, and public education and […]

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Mar
19
Mar
19

FGSA Presents CIF Lecture – Thursday, March 21st

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 […]

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Feb
27

A Celebration of Life Service for Professor Emeritus Forrest Buckingham

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 […]

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Nov
13

How Toronto’s ravines have become critically ill — and how they can be saved

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 […]

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Nov
08

Wood at Work Conference 2018 | Toronto

  Message from Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance Click here to to see photos of Wood at Work Conference 2018 www.woodatwork.ca

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Oct
16

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.

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