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Yes, we can save B.C. from the worst wildfires - here’s how

Dr. Kira Hoffman contributes to an op-ed in the Times Colonist about how to effectively deal with increasingly severe wildfire seasons and a rapidly changing climate.

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Featured: Jim Pojar & Sam Coggins in BC Forest Professionals Magazine

Articles by Sam Coggins and Jim Pojar are featured in this magazine, Summer 2021. Download a PDF of the entire issue here:

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Indigenous cultural burning can boost biodiversity, help fight forest fires: Canadian study

BVRC's postdoctoral researcher, Kira Hoffman, speaking about her research on cultural burning and how Indigenous fire practices can actually help fight them.

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‘Cultural burning’ important for biodiversity: UBC expert

Dr. Kira Hoffman at work in Helliwell Park on Hornby Island where she and her colleagues were doing a fire history reconstruction of the site.

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Cheslatta Carrier replenishing Whitebark Pine for future generations

The Cheslatta Carrier Nation (CCN) had their first tree planting session of a four year tree planting plan. Researcher Alana Clason, of the Bulkley Valley Research Centre, joined the nation and planted 724 whitebark pine seedlings in July. 

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Saving Western Canada’s only endangered tree

Journalist Matt Simmons interviews BVRC researchers Sybille Haeussler and Alana Clason about their passion for whitebark pine and the conservation work they have been doing to prevent its extinction.

"Just like in the ecosystem, where there are many moving parts that interact together, the same is...

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A Shoutout to Jim Pojar!

Jim Pojar realeased his new report, Forestry and Carbon in BC, in February 2019. You read his latest reports here.

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