Recently, a landscape architecture planning and design team from Beijing Forestry University (BJFU) won the bid for the landscape design project of the core of Zhangjiakou Zone, the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. The team, led by Professor Li Xiong, was composed of YAO Peng, XIAO Yao, YIN Hao and many other teachers and graduate students from the School of Landscape Architecture, BJFU.
Since the start of the new semester three weeks ago, there have been a great variety of cloud classrooms in Beijing Forestry University (BJFU) every day. Every good class is not accidentally successful, with every teacher experiencing online teaching from an uneasy style to a familiar and enlightening state. Behind all this, nearly 100 teaching staff have worked very hard to ensure university teachers to give their online lessons smoothly. They have made joint efforts with the Center for Teaching and Learning Development to fight the Covid-19 epidemic, and carried out a series of activities such as simulation teaching, online training, joint studies and researches by supervisors and teachers, teaching and learning consultation, experience exchange, etc.
On March 9, 2020 the provincial government administration office of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region announced that 20 national poverty-stricken counties were lifted out of poverty-stricken list, one of which is the Keyouqianqi (Horqin Right-wing Front Banner)—the designated recipient of aid from BFU under the National Targeted Poverty Alleviation Program. The decision notice was made according to the banner’s application followed by review by the municipal government, verification assessment of the provincial government and final approval by the poverty alleviation leading group of the autonomous region for announcement for soliciting public opinions according to the document “On Establishing the Withdrawal Mechanism of Poverty County ”(No.11 of 2018) issued by general administration office of CPC party committee and the provincial government administration office of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
On March 13, 2020, the Standing Committee of the Convention on Wetlands appointed Professor Lei Guangchun of the School of Ecology and Nature Conservation at Beijing Forestry University(BFU) as Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel(STRP) of the Convention. Previously, Professor Lei served as Senior Regional Adviser for the Asia-Oceania region at the Secretariat of the Convention from 2004 to 2008, as well as a scientific committee member of STRP from 2015 to 2017 and a technical committee member from 2018 to now. In 2019, he was an Independent Committee member of the Wetland City Accreditation. This is the first time that a committee member from China has taken the chair of the STRP, marking the international recognition of China’s scientific and technical progress in global wetland conservation and management.?
News brief is held on the afternoon of April 1 in BFU to take stock of the greatest achievements the university had made over the last year in its endeavor for university overhauling and development. Head of the university General Office delivered a speech entitled Top 10 Achievements on Our Way towards A Better BFU, in which he presented a holistic picture about the progresses that the university had made in 2019 as well as an inspiring blueprint for 2020.
2020 Promotion Meeting of Green Bridge and Green Long March Activity was successfully held in Beijing Forestry University (BFU) on April 3 with the advent of the 36th Capital Tree-planting Day. It was attended by Peng Youdong, deputy director of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration?(NFGA), Yu Yadong, senior inspector of Ideological and Political Work Department of the Ministry of Education, Huang Caiyi, director of the Publicity Office of NFGA, Li Ji, deputy minister of the Central Social Liaison Department of the Communist Youth League (CYL), Wang Hongyuan, secretary of Party committee of BFU, and Sun Xinli, deputy secretary of the Party committee of BFU. Meanwhile, more than 5000 people, including delegates from environmental protection organizations of universities and society, college students as environmental protection volunteers and representatives of news media from all walks of life, participated in and watched in “cloud” interaction the live promotion meeting online on the official microblog platforms of the National Youth Ecological Civilization Education Center and BFU.