Forestry News

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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Mar
21

Impact of emerald ash borer on Guelph’s natural areas

The City’s Parks Operations and Forestry division has implemented a long-term natural areas monitoring program in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (OMNRF)—Science and Research Branch, Natural Heritage Information Center (NHIC), and University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry with the goal of understanding the extent of the emerald ash borer’s (EAB) […]

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Mar
14

Dean’s Comments on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Proposal

Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto Comments on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Proposal, “Naturally Resilient: MNRF’s Natural Resource Climate Adaptation Strategy” Submitted to the Environmental Registry on March 13, 2017 by Dean Mohini Sain Introduction The Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto commends the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on two […]

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Feb
28

The city has a responsibility to tackle environmental issues, says David Miller

Former Toronto mayor David Miller says municipal governments must look beyond monetary incentives to make cities greener With political turmoil in the U.S. driving environmental challenges to take a backseat at the federal level, cities need to take the lead on green issues, said David Miller, former mayor of Toronto at an event last week […]

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Dec
28

Ontario Bridge Training Program for Foresters

Funded by: Do you need training for any competencies to become a Registered Professional Forester? Next Bridge Training sessions begin January 30, 2017 (late registrations will be accepted until Feb. 8, 2017) Developed by The Faculty of Forestry in partnership with Canadian Institute of Forestry and Haliburton Forest, The Ontario Bridge Training Program For Foresters […]

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