Forestry News

May
31

Fears over future of University of Toronto Faculty of Forestry

As climate change makes urban forests more important than ever, students and staff at the University of Toronto’s faculty of forestry are worried about their future. The university is considering changes to its academic structure, inspiring more than 300 supporters to sign a petition to save the faculty. U of T vice-president and provost Cheryl […]

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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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Sep
27

Faculty’s Climate Change Workshop

TRANSFORMATIVE RESEARCH TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE WORKSHOP Industry Leaders, Researchers and Government Officials Come Together To Explore New Approaches in Using Carbon Dioxide Chemical and Engineering Methods in the Fight Against Climate Change On October 12th, 2016, The University of Toronto, Ford Motor Company and the National Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada hosted […]

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Mar
16

U of T students crowdfund their biochar study

Not your father’s research proposal: U of T students crowdfund their biochar study  The Chrysler plant in Brampton is probably not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about funding sources for graduate research. But that’s one of the places that University of Toronto Forestry PhD students Nigel Gale and Md. Abdul Halim went […]

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Feb
29
Feb
10

Turning tree waste into green glue – Dr. Ning Yan

Eco-friendly adhesive technology ready for commercialization Two types of extraction techniques have been developed by Ontario researchers at the University of Toronto that can turn tree bark into desirable liquid ingredients for products like environmentally friendly adhesives and foams. And the technology, which is now ready for commercialization, might have application for agricultural feedstocks like […]

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Jan
16

Rekindle your old relationships in September

U of T Forestry Reunion 2016   “We had such a great experience being part of a small, tight-knit, faculty in a huge institution.  See what the Faculty is up to now.”   When: Friday 16 September 2016 – 5 p.m. Where: University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry  For registration, please visit dedicated site of REUNION 2016 […]

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Jan
13

Eric Davies, Recipient of the Aster Awards 2016

Eric Davies, coordinator of the Toronto Ravine Revitalization Study and PhD candidate at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Forestry, is receiving the Rising Star award of the Aster Awards 2016. Every year, the Aster Awards are honored to three recipients whose works inspire people to better appreciate nature. A cocktail reception ceremony will be hosted […]

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