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Tree Planting at UNBC

Take a Friday break  – plant a tree!  Help reforest UNBC’s Shane Creek greenbelt..

Come plant some trees with us tomorrow !.

UNBC’s Aleza Lake Research Forest in partnership with UNBC’s Green Fund will be planting trees near Ceremonial Way.  Come out and plant a tree or several anytime between 11:00am and 4:00pm Friday July 25th!

Map of Shane Creek Reforestation
Map of Shane Creek Reforestation

Senior Forestry Internship

We are inviting applications to fill our Senior Forestry Internship.  The position is open to students currently enrolled or graduating this year from a natural resources management program (undergraduate or graduate level).

The work term is May 5 through Nov. 28 of 2014 (7 month term).

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a broad range of forest projects.  Projects planned for 2014 include:

Forest Planning and Stand Assessments

  • Strategic assessment of 25-50 year old plantations and second growth stands, including the development of treatment recommendations
  • Silvicultural projects for the enhancement of forest productivity
  • Forest inventory

Operations and Silvicultural Obligations

  • Road maintenance
  • Mechanical brushing and other silvicultural treatments as needed
  • Silvicultural surveys and assessments

Forest Research

  • Installation and re-measurement of various research trials
  • Assist diverse research projects as needed

Educational Programs and Infrastructure

  • Design and layout for various forestry demonstration sites.
  • Maintain and upgrade trail system
  • Hosting of various tours and educational events

Please view this job description for further details