Dr. Suzanne Simard is finding new ways to empower citizen scientists with answers to tackling climate challenges. Starting in January 2024, Dr. Simard and her teaching team will roll out a new UBC online course that showcases how forests can provide natural solutions to climate change and social well-being.
Understanding environmental concepts that impact everything from the connection between banana slugs and wildfires to forest policy can be so much more easily accomplished when editorial illustrations are used to aid the comprehension process. We have noted B.C. artist Anneke Rosch, a graphic illustrator for the Mother Tree Network, an extension of UBC Forestry’s Mother Tree Project, here to answer your burning questions!
This is the second in a series of newsletters highlighting the work we are doing. Planning for the 2021 field season is now underway and most of the crew from last summer will be back for another field season this year. We have several new presentations to share with you as well as highlights from […]
This is the first in a series of newsletters highlighting the work we are doing in the Mother Tree project. This two-page newsletter provides an update on progress to date as of March 2021. Click here to read the newsletter (PDF).
Dr. Suzanne Simard recently participated in a live panel discussion asking the question “how should we view Canadian forests?” Inspired by the film Borealis, the panel was hosted by the National Film Board (NFB) and Hot Docs at Home, and also featured director Kevin McMahon and Dr. Mike Flannigan (Dept of Renewable Resources, U of A). […]
Dr. Suzanne Simard will be presenting a keynote at the Soil Regen Summit 2021, on Tapping into the Parlance of Plant-Fungal Networks. Dr.Simard’s talk will go live on March 17 at 10 AM Pacific Time. She will also be in a live panel discussion at 1:30 PM Pacific Time, which will be followed by a breakout […]