Urban Forestry & Settled Landscapes

Urban forestry at the University of Toronto focuses in urban trees, and the benefits their canopy provides benefits their green canopy provides us, extends well beyond the classroom.

Restoration & Stability

Applied forest ecology and silviculture, comparative ecology and ecophysiology of forest trees, forest canopy biology, ecological aspects of global environmental change, old-world tropical forests.

Biomaterials & Mass Timber

Engaged in utilizing renewable feedstock to develop novel biomaterials through sustainable and energy-efficient processes. Research is focused on  nanotechnology, composite structures, value addition to residual biomass, bark biorefinery.

Climate Change & Bioeconomy

Our research has challenged traditional models of forest economics by introducing a new paradigm of economics that incorporates the basic features of sustainability specifically sustainable forest management.

Upcoming events

February 21 – 23, 2020
MFC Winter Field Trip in Mattawa
(The Canadian Ecology Centre – Calvin, Ontario)

April 27 – May 8, 2020
Urban Forest Conservation Field Camp
Toronto and the GTA, Ottawa and Montreal

Haliburton Forest Field Camp 2019
MFC Winter Field Tour 2018
Urban Forestry Conservation Field Camp 2018
International Field Trip
Urban Forestry Conservation Field Trip
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