Fundraising Projects

Special Appeals

Forestry Field School

Field school is an important milestone in a student’s forestry education. After three years of classroom courses in basic sciences, ecology, silviculture, hydrology, and much more, field school moves the learning environment to the forest. Learn More

Priority Project Areas

Building Research Capacity
In the Faculty of Forestry, research has two roles: it is the key to identifying and defining problems, and is also the key to solving them. Research creates new knowledge, drives innovation and fosters an engaged intellectual community in our Faculty. The application of research contributes to the environmental, social and economic well-being of society. Learn More

Enriching Student Learning
There are no forests in lecture halls, and none in labs. Students in the Faculty of Forestry must literally “get out of town” in order to apply what they are learning at UBC. Studying, volunteering and working in the field makes the theoretical practical, makes the abstract real, and breathes life into the science and art of forestry. Learn More

Community Engagement
The Faculty recognises that engaging alumni, industry, forest-dependent communities, Aboriginal peoples, associations, government and non-governmental organisations and the wider community at large, both in Canada and internationally is vital to building a sustainable future for forestry and tackling conservation issues. Learn More

Contact Us

The opportunities are vast and the impact is huge. Please get in touch to see how you can support these initiatives or discuss how you would like to make a difference. Contact Emma Tully at 604-822-8716.
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On-going Projects

The BC Big Tree Registry

The BC Big Tree Registry was initiated in 1980 by Randy Stoltman, a young tree-enthusiast who gave one of his first lists of big trees in Stanley Park to the Vancouver Park Board. Six years later the registry was formally established by the BC Forestry Association. Learn More

The Loon Lake Research and Education Centre

The Loon Lake Research and Education Centre, located within the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest in Maple Ridge was established in 1948 to accommodate UBC Forestry students on their annual field training. Learn More

Student awards in the name of the Faculty of Forestry Emeritus Professors

Helping current students and attracting outstanding prospective students is a top priority for the Faculty of Forestry. We aim to recognize, encourage and reduce the financial burden on students through fellowships, scholarships, awards and bursaries. Learn More