Research

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.

By Yared Mekonnen | Academic . Article . Forestry News . Research
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Oct
11

MFC Student Laura Nguyen Wins Tree Canada’s Urban Forestry Student Award

The Faculty of Forestry congratulates MFC student Laura Nguyen on representing us well by winning the 2018 Tree Canada Urban Forestry Student Award. Tree Canada awards students “who have a strong interest in and dedication for urban forestry as demonstrated by their academic, volunteerism and extra-curricular activities.” Laura was presented with the award at the […]

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Oct
02

Recent history and foresters: A Women in Wood Article by Dr. Anne Koven

Anne Koven graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Forestry where she is an instructor and adjunct professor. She served as Vice Chair of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Board where she conducted the Class Environmental Assessment Hearing for Timber Management on Crown Lands in Ontario. She has also been actively involved in […]

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Jul
11

A Toronto Star article: Boreal caribou are rapidly dwindling in Canada. It’s critical that we protect their habitat

A Toronto Star article by the Faculty of Forestry’s Professor Jay Malcolm and Adjunct Professor Faisal Moola, and Julee Boan, Boreal Program Manager at Ontario Nature. Scientists have been tracking the decline of boreal caribou in Canada for decades. Researchers have spent years studying the impacts of forestry and other industrial development on this elusive […]

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Jan
24

Canada’s Urban Forestry Footprint

Mapping the extent and intensity of urban forestry activities Dr. Danijela Puric-Mladenovic and MFC student, Yu Yung, whose work and internship have been instrumental for gathering this information, would like to share the mapping results of the project “Urban Forestry Footprint in Canada” that helps to see the extent and intensity of urban forestry activities […]

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Sep
19

Meet the man on a mission to map Toronto’s oldest trees

Forestry expert Eric Davies says Toronto’s oldest trees have valuable special abilities – they’ve evolved to thrive here for hundreds of years. How old is your most elderly neighbour? 80? 95? Try 250. Maybe even older – assuming your neighbour is a tree. Eric Davies, a U of T PhD candidate in forestry, is on […]

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