News archive - 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ecological Restoration project -helped needed!


Project: Assess the health of a small forested area and develop a restoration strategy for the damaged understory and compacted soils in Singhampton, ON (90 min from Waterloo, rides can be arranged)

Approach: Walk through assessment and photographic review with the land owner and the community group whose been the main user of the forest for nine years

Timeline: Walk through THIS FALL before the leaves are fallen (ideally by October 10th); initial thoughts from observation will lead to developing the SCOPE of the project.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Fruit tree maintenance course

SPECIAL FRUIT TREE CARE TRAINING OFFER FOR STUDENTS is a Toronto-based fruit tree care consulting and education company, which hosts an 8-hour Beginner Fruit Tree Care online program.

Until September 1st  2017, any student who signs up for the online course will receive the heavily discounted price of $99.95 CDN rather than the regular fee of $250 USD (equivalent to $337 CDN). 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Volunteers for Envirothon needed!

The Faculty of Environment is hosting the regional high school Envirothon competition on Thursday April 20 here on campus. We need your help! Please see the list below and let me know right away if you are available to help us in this exciting event!

Station helper for Forestry station: help station master administer test, answer questions, help mark tests, take group to next location. You will be situated in the woodlot

Moderator for presentations: introduce teams to judges, ensure the presentations are keeping to time

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Job Posting: UW Urban Forest Research Assistant

Job: UW Urban Forest Research Assistant

Apply at WaterlooWorks, will be posted Wed March 8 & Thurs March 9 only!

Hours:  8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

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