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27 August 2018

Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.


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26 July 2018

University of Canterbury researchers have welcomed the Government move to protect the home of a giant native grasshopper on Crown land in the Mackenzie Basin, saying more work is needed to protect the nationally endangered species.


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11 July 2018

University of Canterbury research has led to eight recommendations on how New Zealanders can help increase the benefits they reap from large-scale native restorations located on private land.


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06 July 2018

A report from the University of Canterbury has revealed that 24 per cent of New Zealand’s native vegetation cover (about 2.8 million hectares) is estimated to be on sheep and beef farms. This is the largest amount of native vegetation present outside of public conservation land.


WIDETrust

05 July 2018

The School of Forestry is pleased to announce four undergraduate scholarships offered by the Wood Industry Development and Education Trust Ltd (WIDE Trust).


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13 June 2018

A new forestry scholarship to study Forestry at the University of Canterbury has been launched today by Forestry Ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri.


Alex Knob

16 May 2018

Applications are open for the Wairarapa Estate Ltd Scholarship to students considering transferring into the Bachelor of Forestry Science.


Paropsis beetle

11 May 2018

The New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative (NZDFI) is breeding elite eucalypt species to produce high-value, naturally ground-durable (not requiring chemical treatment) timber in dryland regions of New Zealand.


FEC2018-group

26 April 2018

I think we can safely say FEC2018 was a success! We had 165 people from more than 20 countries attend the 4-day programme that included a day of workshops, a field trip and 2 days of technical sessions.


HunterHarrillFORMECAward

25 May 2017

Congratulations to Hunter Harrill and co-authors who are recipients of awards at a conference in Romania.


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