As Nina knows well, Forestry at UBC is about much more than lumberjacks. During high school in Ottawa, Nina always enjoyed spending time in nature. Excited by encouraging others to get outside, she set up her own program at her school named Women for the Environment and the Great Outdoors. Nina chose UBC Forestry for her next step, and she is now continuing to explore the relationships between people and forests, as well as the plants, animals, air, and water in forested areas. During her time at UBC she’s conducted research on Douglas-fir and Western larch seedlings, climbed her first mountain, taken her first dip in the Pacific Ocean, and will graduate ready for an outdoor career of her choice.
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