Led by Dr. Suzanne Simard, forest ecology professor at the University of British Columbia, the Mother Tree Project brings together academia, government, forestry companies, research forests, community forests and First Nations to identify and design successful forest renewal practices.

Project Leads

Suzanne Simard
Jean Roach
Teresa Ryan
Les Lavkulich
Brian Pickles

Meet the Project Leads


Justine Karst
Shannon Guichon
Jason Pither

Meet the Associates


Collaborators on the Mother Tree Project include First Nations, forestry companies, research forests and community forests.

Meet the Collaborators


Meet the graduate and undergraduate students who are working on the Mother Tree Project.

Meet the Students