The Future of Our Forests Writing Contest

Have you always wanted to share your research on forests with a wide audience, but haven’t had the right opportunity to spread the word? Well, you are in luck!

This writing challenge is an open call for all students to share problems and/or solutions related to the world’s forests. Each entry must be approximately 700-1000 words long. The top THREE submissions will each receive a $150 GIFT CARD to the UBC BOOKSTORE, will be published in the IFSA Tree News and will also be invited to attend a public appreciation event co-hosted by IFSA UBC and the GLOBAL LOUNGE!

What can I write about?
-Your research or your personal/professional experience related to forests
-A topic related to forests and sustainability that you feel is important and would like to explore.


-compelling and easily understandable to a lay audience
-Creative, engage the reader with a good story
-Don’t hesitate to include infographics, pictures, tables, charts.

If you have any questions please write to us at
Please send your submissions to by FEBRUARY 14, 2018!

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