Fighting the Hot Summer Flames – An Interview with Fire Fighter and UBC Forestry Graduate Julie Sheppard

  Author: Meike Siegner Picture: Julie Sheppard Julie Sheppard, a recent graduate from the Faculty of Forestry (University of British Columbia), currently works as a firefighter in the interior of the Canadian Western Province British Columbia. For the Tree News, Julie told us about her experience fighting the flames in the Canadian woods.  Can you … Continue reading Fighting the Hot Summer Flames – An Interview with Fire Fighter and UBC Forestry Graduate Julie Sheppard

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A Look Back on the 45th International Forestry Students’ Symposium (IFSS)

Author: Jayi Chew Pictures: Jiayi Chew; Helinä Poutamo; Jiri Novak The 45th International Forestry Students Symposium (IFSS) took place from July 2nd – 16th across five provinces of South Africa (Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Kwazulu-natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape). The event brought together twenty-one participants from thirty-two different countries —united by common interest and enthusiasm—to determine the … Continue reading A Look Back on the 45th International Forestry Students’ Symposium (IFSS)