New Zealand School of Forestry
Welcome to the School of Forestry
The School of Forestry at Canterbury is the only university department in New Zealand to offer professional forestry degree programmes.
NZ School of Forestry, College of Engineering, University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
| Amy Jackson, Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours
School of Forestry Main Office Relocated
The main office for the School of Forestry has been relocated to the 2nd Floor of the building, along from the entrances to F3 lecture theatre. The School Coordinator can be found in Room 217 with other academic staff in offices along this wing and elsewhere within the Forestry buildings. Please check the Staff Photo board just inside the main entrance to the building for room numbers.
New Zealand Beech Timber - Expanding Economic Viability for Sustainably Managed Indigenous Beech Forests
The research report which provided the background to the workshop on NZ Beech Timber is now available for download. There are limited printed copies of this report available. If you wish to receive a copy, please contact the School of Forestry, providing your postal address.
Video and audio copies of presentations and discussions from the day are available if you have QuickTime or an MP3 player.
Opportunities for Bushfire Research in New Zealand
The Bushfire CRC is offering two postgraduate scholarships (PDF, 210KB) at the University of Canterbury, in collaboration with the Scion Bushfire Research Group. Applications are invited from students interested in undertaking Masters studies with backgrounds in environmental and natural resource science, geography, social science, economics or engineering.
The Graham Whyte Fund
A fund established in memory of the late Dr Graham Whyte (pdf, 254KB)
Study looks at restoring native forests (20 May 2013)
UC forestry researcher Adam Forbes wants to see if native forests can be restored within unwanted pine plantations.
Farmers must be responsible for conservation (23 April 2013)
A University of Canterbury conservation biology expert says New Zealand farmers should be responsible for looking after native bush on their land.