Dr. Stephen R.J. Sheppard, PhD

Dr. Stephen R.J. Sheppard, PhD

Professor Emeritus and former Director of Bachelor of Urban Forestry Program

Faculty of Forestry

Dept. of Forest Resources Management

Vancouver Campus


Education, Energy

Contact Information


phone: 604-822-6582

phone: 604-822-4935



Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


Future climate change scenarios, community engagement, landscape architecture, urban forestry, greenway planning, sustainable communities, social aspects of forestry, visual quality / visual impacts of clear-cutting, climate change videogames, computer mapping and animation, local climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation, GIS, visualization, behaviour change, social mobilization on climate change, citizen science, renewable energy, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases,



In the Media

Heat dome, wildfires, floods: Climate-related disasters causing surge in mental health problems in B.C., physician – Vancouver Sun Time for reset on climate emergency – Vancouver Sun B.C. program wants you to help tackle the climate crisis — on your street – CBC Learning from COVID-19 for B.C.’s climate emergency response – Georgia Straight Vancouver trees dry out as heat wave continues to take its toll – CBC B.C. wildfire update – CTV Are you noticing the tree’s shedding early? – CKNW Mornings with Simi

Image Gallery

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