Forestry 50th Anniversary

Celebrating 50 years of Forestry at the University of Alberta.

Integrating Ecological, Economic and Social Forestry Research and Education. The Alberta School of Forest Science & Management highlights, guides and enhances the University of Alberta's commitment to education and research in the area of Forest Science & Management, by building and supporting effective local, provincial, national and international partnerships. 

Photo Submissions

Photo Contest Submission
Please submit your photos by Sept 30, 2019.

The best images will be used to create the 2020 Forestry Alumni wall calendar in celebration of the 50-year creation of forestry studies at the University of Alberta.

Calendars will be available for pickup at November 2019 FILS or mailed to those unable to attend.

NOTE: no images of individuals will be published without express written consent from each identifiable adult. No images of minors will be published, without exception.

Upcoming Events

U of A in a Day

Does the end of summer give you that back-to-school itch? Scratch it by heading back to class for a day — without the stress of studying, homework or exams.

"What’s up with Alberta's Grizzly Bears?" - Scott Nielsen (Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences)

Saturday, September 21
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2nd Floor, Central Academic Building (CAB)

Details here (search Saturday & Signature events)

Registration here

Bears over Beers - Forest Ecology

Following Scott Nielsen's lecture on grizzly bears during 'U of A in a Day', join professors and grad students at Dewey's in the Power Plant. Learn more about bears over beers to celebrate 49 years of forest ecology studies at the U of A, and how our work today carries on the ecological approach to forest science that our university was known for since the program started in 1970.


Date & Time
Saturday, September 21
3 p.m.

North Power Plant

$10 - includes appetizers

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November 7 FILS

Mark your calendar now to hear Don Haid, Corporate Economist and Director of Industry Analysis at Weyerhaeuser. Lecture at 3 pm.