Project Leads

Photo of Dr. Suzanne Simard

Dr. Suzanne Simard

Project Leader

Dr. Suzanne Simard is a Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the leader of The Mother Tree Project. Her research focuses on the complexity and interconnectedness of nature and is guided by her deep connection to the land and her time spent amongst the trees.

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Jean Roach

Project Manager

Jean Roach is a Professional Forester and the manager of the Mother Tree Project.  She has over forty years experience as a forestry research consultant and was hired by the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2016 to establish the Mother Tree Project sites.

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