Brochure - University Research Forests (5 examples, March 23, 2010)

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Brochure - University Research Forests (5 examples, March 23, 2010)

  1. 1. University Research Forests - 5 examples ! page 1 of 1UNB Woodlot - 3850 acres University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB)The ‘field-classroom’ for forestry students from theFaculty of Forestry since 1908 and the Ranger Schoolsince 1946. “Records on growth and harvest volumesare some of the longest-ranging in North-America.”Educational Facilities - Hugh John Flemming For-estry Complex+ Maritime School of Forest Technologyhttp://www.unbf.ca/forestry/unbwoodlot.phpHarvard Forest - 3000 acres Harvard University (Boston, Massachusetts)“The Harvard Forest provides a complete base for re-search in forest, ecosystem and historical ecology andbiosphere-atmosphere interactions.”Educational Facilities - Harvard Forest Laboratories +2 Greenhouses + 10 Residential Buildingshttp://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/Jasper Ridge Ecological Preserve - 1200 acres Stanford University (Stanford, California)Averages 60 research projects per year; “Jasper Ridgedemonstrates the value that a university has placed on pro-tecting and managing an area for research and education.”Educational Facility - Leslie Shao-ming Sun Field Sta-tion (9800sq.ft.)http://jrbp.stanford.edu/Gault Nature Reserve - 2470 acres McGill University (Montreal, Quebec)University teaching and research are an essential ele-ment. First scientific studies at the site date from 1859.Educational Facilities - Research Centre + GaultHouse conference centre + Chalet accommodationshttp://www.mcgill.ca/gault/Indiana University Research and Teaching Preserve - Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana)1150 acres“Indiana University has a national reputation forfield-based research, particularly in the biological andenvironmental sciences.”Educational Facility - Field lab (6000sq.ft.)http://www.indiana.edu/~preserve/index.shtml

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