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  1. UAlberta forestry studies ranked fifth in the world

    Centre for World University Rankings assessed more than 26,000 institutions

  2. Three new studies find no elevated levels of toxic metals in Athabasca River near oilsands

    New, ultra-clean SWAMP lab provides results in two of the studies

  3. Wildfire season is here - what can we expect?

    A dry winter could spark more runaway blazes this year, says wildland fire expert.

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In the News

  1. University of Alberta sustainability scholar measures the Edmonton Valley Zoo

    Read about how one master's student in the Department of Renewable Resources is working with the Valley Zoo to highlight sustainability

  2. Fort McMurray blaze seemed to have a brain

    Calgary Herald - Mike Flannigan, a wildland fire expert at the University of Alberta, is quoted in this story that looks back on the Fort McMurray wildfire.

  3. Fire and water

    Globe and Mail - Uldis Silins, professor of forest hydrology at the University of Alberta, one of the 11 members of the Southern Rockies Watershed Project that is studying the effects of fires on water sources. He says the Fort McMurray fire’s proximity to the city’s water treatment plant has implications for drinking quality due to sedimentation.

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Where are they now?

  1. Krista Fink

    MSc Candidate, Conservation Biology

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Mosses Courses

Mosses of Alberta Workshops

Designed for field professional or those interested in gaining better identification skills, the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta offers workshops in moss identification.

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