A passion for stewardship, inside and outside the forest.
Fergus McSween is excited to apply his new knowledge of forests, plants and animals to help protect them.
Ellen Macdonald (Renewable Resources) discusses the significant changes and expansions to the field school which gives students exposure to the entire forestry industry as well as the practical skills to get the edge in the job market.
“So far, we have dodged the bullet and our fire season isn’t too bad. But the potential is there,” Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources)
Robert Froese (ALES), who was recently named the inaugural holder of the Endowed Chair in Forest Growth & Yield, discusses his upcoming research into the future of Alberta’s forests.
How work experience and study abroad opportunities helped Zena Martin (Renewable Resources) pursue a passion for the environment.
I’m researching the economics aspects of wildfire suppression expenditures in Alberta. Through my research, I want to help decision-makers if Alberta Wildfire considers how best practices in firefighting resource allocation can be made even better.
Zoltán Domahidi (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about his research, which looked at the habits of cavity-nesting owl species of Northern Saw-Whet owl and Boreal Owl.
$4-million endowed chair will focus on improving growth and yield of forests, informing industry management plans and educating the next generation of forestry professionals.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) is on this panel of climate change experts–the segment also introduces a documentary film ‘Borealis’ that Flannigan & other U of A experts contributed to: Stan Boutin (Science), Nadir Erbilgin (Renewable Resources), professor emeritus David Schindler (Science)