Forestry News

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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Sep
09

Kenneth Armson inducted as new members of the Order of Canada for his achievements in forest management & silviculture

We congratulate Ken Armson on recently being inducted as an officer of the Order of Canada for his achievements in forest management and silviculture. Ken is a professional forester who has spent more than 50 years in teaching, research, policy and administration in forestry. He was a professor of forestry at the Faculty of Forestry […]

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Aug
31

The Forest Products Association hiring 60,000 new employees in the next 5 years..

Today the Globe and Mail pegged the Forest Products Industry as one of the promising sectors in the country for young Canadians looking for a prosperous career. The Forest Products Association says they need to find 60,000 new employees across Canada in the next five years to keep pace with industry growth which has been […]

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Jul
30

Oakville’s EAB management program receives international recognition

Forestry professionals from Canada, the United States and Europe were provided with a guided tour of Oakville by forestry staff recently to get an up-close look at the town’s highly regarded EAB management program. Part of a five-day International Advanced Practitioner Workshop organized by the University of Toronto, the tour provided a unique opportunity for […]

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Jun
15

Forestry Graduates Meet The Prince of Wales as they Begin Prestigious International Exchange Program

Mattawa, Ontario – June 11, 2015 – Yesterday four young forestry graduates from Canada and the United Kingdom – recipients of the inaugural Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award – attended a meeting with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at his official London residence, Clarence House. Recognizing the Award as offering valuable learning […]

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Jun
11

The benefit of bark

Prof Ning Yan is currently featured on the NSERC web site! The benefit of bark—-How a natural resource can be good for manufacturing — and the environment. To read the full article go to NSERC’s web site.  

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