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University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

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The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Program & Project Involvement

Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program
Program

Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program

The program carries out focused research on infestations of mountain pine beetle in Alberta.

Water Program
Program

Water Program

In 2011, the Fish and Watersheds Program refocused on hydrology and became the Water Program.

Research to Support Recovery and Long Term Conservation of Grizzly Bears in Alberta
Project

Research to Support Recovery and Long Term Conservation of Grizzly Bears in Alberta

This project develops population recovery targets based on habitat, and non-invasive techniques for monitoring grizzly bear reproductive performance.

Can forestry and silviculture practices help increase caribou functional habitat in west-central Alberta?
Project

Can forestry and silviculture practices help increase caribou functional habitat in west-central Alberta?

This project will evaluate and mitigate industrial impacts on west-central Alberta Caribou herds.

Identifying High Residency Habitat and Functional Movement Paths for Caribou in West-Central Alberta
Project

Identifying High Residency Habitat and Functional Movement Paths for Caribou in West-Central Alberta

Locating habitat and prioritizing restoration in west-central Alberta.

Southern Rockies Hydrological Modelling
Project

Southern Rockies Hydrological Modelling

This project focuses on calibrating a hydrological model, called Raven, for forest planning.

Assessing Community Resilience to Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in Alberta
Project

Assessing Community Resilience to Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in Alberta

A collaboration between the Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program and the University of British Columbia.

Landscapes in Motion
Project

Landscapes in Motion

The Landscapes in Motion project is here to discover some of the stories behind the landscapes in the southern Rockies of Alberta.

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