Lorien Nesbitt, PhD

Contact Information


phone: 604-822-3482



Twitter/ nesbittios

Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


urban forestry and socio-ecological interactions in urban environments, with an emphasis on environmental justice, human health, well-being and climate change

In the Media

The pandemic is transforming how Americans use public libraries, parks, and streets — and it’s depriving vulnerable people of space when they need it most – Insider, September 2020 Let’s all raise a toast to the democratization of public space – Globe and Mail, June 2020 Vandals take it out on trees in Metro Vancouver as observers ask, ‘Why?’– CBC, June 2020 What outdoor space tells us about inequality – BBC, June 2020 Mind the green gap: access to nature shouldn’t be a luxury – The Guardian, May 2019 The Inequality of America’s Parks and Green Space – CityLab via Bloomberg, March 2019 In Vancouver, the closer to greenspace you are, the wealthier you are – Vancouver is Awesome, February 2019 Study: Access to urban green spaces favor the rich, educated – UPI, January 2019 ‘Value of Trees’ event to be held in South Surrey – Surrey Now-Leader, August 2019