Forest Resources Management

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Forest management is providing proper care to a forest so that it remains healthy and vigorous, and can sustain all of our needs. It is a process that integrates all of the science, principles, practices, and techniques necessary to provide this proper care. Learn how to integrate the use of a wide variety of natural resources including range, recreation, timber, water, and wildlife.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Forestry
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

The Forest Resources Management program focuses on the study of the biological and social sciences upon which sustainable forestry is based. You will learn how to regenerate forests, conserve wildlife habitat, and protect forests from wildfire, disease, and insects. You will integrate disciplines and apply them in the field using advanced data collection and information analysis tools.  Options available include specializations in Integrated Resources Management, Community & Aboriginal Forestry, International Forestry, or a minor in Commerce.  If you love the outdoors and enjoy challenging decision-making, this program is ideal for you.

Campus features

UBC Forestry is the largest forestry faculty in Canada, and is a world leader in education and research. It possesses outstanding facilities and equipment. The award-winning Forest Sciences Centre offers wireless study space, high-tech classrooms, and labs equipped with the latest technology. In addition, the Faculty has two major research forests in British Columbia, and jointly manages a third, altogether totalling 25,000 hectares (over 60,000 acres). Students benefit from a stimulating and interactive learning environment, and strong student services.

Program Requirements

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