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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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Nov
30

Nordea Science Prize 2016, Kristiina Oksman

Nordea Science Prize 2016 Goes to Bio4Energy Researcher Kristiina Oksman The Nordea Science Prize 2016 has been awarded Bio4Energy researcher Kristiina Oksman, professor at the Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and adjunct professor at Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto. She received it during a prize ceremony held last weekend at Luleå in northern Sweden. It […]

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Nov
29

Climate Change Solution for Auto Sectors Workshop

CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTION FOR CANADIAN AUTO-SECTORS WORKSHOP Monday, December 12th, 2016 Hosted by University of Toronto Sponsored by Innovative Chemistry and Engineering Solutions to GHGs Reduction Climate change is one of the most significant challenges facing the world today to achieve sustainable development and this threatens to drag millions of people into relentless poverty. This […]

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Oct
29

Green Legacies – Malcolm Cockwell

When it comes to the local food movement and sustainability, Malcolm Cecil-Cockwell reflects that people who think a lot about their food need to think more about their tables. VIC 1T1 grad (Malcolm) who talks at being a forester and the GM of the 110,000 acre Haliburton Forest. And the 7T3 grad (John)… The entire […]

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Oct
12

An Army of Tree Lovers

U of T’s Faculty of Forestry is teaching Torontonians how to care for one of the city’s most valuable resources – its trees. David Grant is passionate about Toronto’s trees. He’s particularly fond of the majestic silver maple that stood outside his Cabbagetown home. But he’d never thought much about how to care for it […]

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