Events

  • Seminar: BC Agricultural Land Reserve

    15th Nov 2019 3:00 pm at
    Description: BC Agricultural Land Reserve Kim Grout, CEO, BC Agricultural Land Commission  Friday, November 15, 2019 3:00-4:00 PM MCML 160  2357 Main Mall, UBC Vancouver Campus ABSTRACT: Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) boundaries are based on biophysical information related to the natural characteristics of the land and its climate, rather than on the market and other socio-economic...

  • Seminar: Conservation Issues for North American Pacific Salmon

    8th Nov 2019 2:00 pm at
    Description: Conservation Issues for North American Pacific Salmon   Prof. Scott Hinch     Friday, November 8, 3029 2:00 – 3:00 pm MCML 258, 2357 Main Mall, UBC Vancouver Campus ABSTRACT:  Review the larger issues and challenges currently experienced by Pacific salmon. Examine abundance trends and their potential causes in certain salmon species and populations. ABOUT...

  • Seminar: Managing Working Farmlands in the Fraser-Nooksack System

    20th Sep 2019 3:00 pm at
    Description: Managing Working Farmlands in the Fraser-Nooksack System Heather MacKay, Ph.D Specialist in Water and Environmental Policy in Whatcom County & Adjunct Professor at University of British Columbia Nichole Embertson, Ph.D Science and Planning Coordinator at the Whatcom Conservation District; Adjunct Professor at Washington State University & Director of the Washington Discovery Farms Program   Friday,...

  • Seminar: Deglaciation of Western Canada in the 21st century

    1st Feb 2019 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Deglaciation of Western Canada in the 21st century

  • Seminar: Agricultural Land Reserve & Valuation

    18th Jan 2019 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: This talk will explore how is the market value is determined for properties within the ALR, the allowable uses, and the way that property taxes are determined.

  • Seminar: Trace element and Pb isotopic analyses of honey: an urban biomonitor for a changing world

    19th Oct 2018 3:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: In this seminar, Ph.D student Kate Smith will introduce her work using honey as a biomonitor for the distribution of environmental pollution.

  • Seminar: Protecting and restoring riparian and freshwater ecosystems

    12th Oct 2018 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Protecting and restoring riparian and freshwater ecosystems

  • Seminar: First Nations & The Constitution

    5th Oct 2018 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: First Nations & The Constitution

  • Seminar: Agriculture and Climate Change

    23rd Mar 2018 3:30 pm at Orchard Commons
    Description: Agriculture and Climate Change

  • Seminar: Perspectives on First Nations in Resource Development

    2nd Mar 2018 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Perspectives on First Nations in Resource Developments

  • Seminar: Things to Know that Your Degree Didn’t Teach You

    9th Feb 2018 2:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: From personal engagement to effective science communication, discover some important lessons that Lesley has learned over her career in environmental consulting that weren't taught to her in university.

  • Seminar: Challenges for Salmon Sustainability

    2nd Feb 2018 12:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: How will salmon sustainability change in the face of warming climates, increased harvesting and intensified human activity?

  • Seminar: Agricultural Land Assessment and Taxation

    29th Sep 2017 3:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Agricultural Land Assessment and Taxation Brian Smith, BC Assessment Office Friday, September 29th, 2017 3:00 – 4:00 pm MCML 160, 2357 Main Mall, UBC BC Assessment’s business is to provide a stable and predictable base for real property taxation in British Columbia including properties within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). BC Assessment will share how...

  • Seminar: Rebuilding Resilience – Ecological restoration of degraded sites

    3rd Feb 2017 3:15 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Rebuilding Resilience: Ecological restoration of degraded sites David Polster, MSc, RPBio Principal, Polster Environmental Services Ltd. Friday, February 3rd, 2017 3:15 – 4:15 pm* MCML 154, 2357 Main Mall, UBC *Please note time change. This seminar is immediately following a site visit to UBC cliffs.   ABSTRACT Ecological restoration is defined internationally as the process...

  • Seminar: Rainwater Harvesting for Small-Scale Agriculture

    13th Jan 2017 3:00 pm at H. R. MacMillan Building
    Description: Rainwater Harvesting for Small-Scale Agriculture Acadia Tucker (MLWS ’15) & Andrew Grubb Co-Directors, Point Roberts Homegrown Co-op Friday, January 13th, 2017 3:00 – 4:00 pm MCML 154, 2357 Main Mall, UBC ABSTRACT Although Vancouver’s water supply is plentiful, a growing population and a changing climate are increasing pressures on water resources to meet future demands....

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