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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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Conservation of Earth’s biodiversity is embedded in Indigenous fire stewardship
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Conservation of Earth’s biodiversity is embedded in Indigenous fire stewardship by Kira Hoffman et al. > Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Increasingly, severe wildfires have led to declines in...
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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Feature article: Wildfire Research and Extension
The BVRC Wildfire Resiliency Research and Extension team has a feature article in the Spring 2021 issue of BC Forest Professional. Find the article via the link below.
Wildfire Research and Extension with the Bulkley Valley Research Centre by Sam Coggins, PhD, RPF; Alana Clason, PhD; Kira Hoffman,...
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...
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.
Smithers gets its first augmented reality sandbox
Interior News, November 22, 2017
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