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News & Events

MLWS Program Information Session

February 3, 2022

Would you like to learn more about how you can develop skills as an environmental professional to address the impacts to our land and water systems?

Join MLWS at the Professional Program Info Session on February 3rd!


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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-events/mlws-program-information-session/

VCH DROP-IN VACCINATION CLINIC AVAILABLE AT UBC LIFE SCIENCES CENTRE

September 8 & 9, 2021

The Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) drop-in vaccination clinic will be open at the Life Sciences Centre on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on your eligibility and vaccine availability.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/vch-drop-in-vaccination-clinic-available/

MLWS IN THE NEWS: Student & UBC Ocean Leaders Share Ship Dumping Reports on the Eve of Boating Season

UBC Ocean Leaders, a fellowship of UBC graduate students with MLWS student Jeff Sha, have written two reports on the threats and solutions are outlined from vessel pollution.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/mlws-news/ubc-ocean-leaders-ship-dumping/

Seminar: Northern Peatlands: Small but Mighty Players in Global Biogeochemistry

Friday, February 26th, 2021 @ 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Dr. Liam Heffernan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Uppsala University 
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-northern-peatlands/

Seminar: BC Agricultural Land Reserve

Friday, February 5th, 2021 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Kim Grout, CEO, BC Agricultural Land Commission 
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-bc-agricultural-land-reserve/

Seminar: Mine Reclamation Methods for Promoting Soil Food Web Recovery at the Mount Polley Mine

Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Katie McMahen, Ph.D., Integral Ecology Group
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-mine-reclamation-methods-for-promoting-soil-food-web-recovery-at-the-mount-polley-mine/

Seminar: Wildfire Interactions Across Scales

Friday, October 30, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz, Ph.D. candidate, UBC Faculty of Forestry
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-wildfire-interactions-across-scales/

Seminar: Mountain Water Resources and Climate Change: Impacts, Options & Constraints

Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Dr. Hans Schreier, Professor Emeritus, UBC MLWS
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-mountain-water-resources-and-climate-change-impacts-options-constraints/

Seminar: Conservation and Restoration of Streams and Riparian Areas

Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 2:00-3:00 PM

Dr. John S. Richardson, Professor, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, UBC
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-conservation-and-restoration-of-streams-and-riparian-areas/

Seminar: Restoration of Sagebrush Grasslands for Greater Sage Grouse Habitat

Friday, Oct 2, 2020 @ 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Autumn Watkinson, Ph.D. Land Reclamation and Remediation Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow, Land and Water Systems, UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-restoration-of-sagebrush-grasslands-for-greater-sage-grouse-habitat/

MLWS Alumna Creates an Opportunity for LFS Students in the Field

Erika Nassichuk (MLWS '15) works as an Environmental Protection Officer for the District of North Vancouver. In 2019, Erika created a research-based practicum position concerning animal welfare at the North Vancouver District (DNV) for a UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems Applied Biology student.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/mlws-news/mlws-alumna-creates-an-opportunity-for-lfs-students-in-the-field/

CBC Feature: MLWS Professor Comments on Water Supply in Metro Vancouver

In the CBC article "Metro Vancouver's snowpack looks good this year, but future water supply still a question mark," MLWS Professor Emeritus Hans Schreier comments on Metro Vancouver's water supply for the season ahead and the rapidly changing climate.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/mlws-news/cbc-feature-mlws-professor/

UBC Announcement: Transition to online classes due to COVID-19

As of Monday, March 16th, 2020, The University began to transition to online classes for the remainder of the 2020 Winter Term.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/mlws-news/ubc-covid-19-update/

Seminar: The Role of the Professional Agrologist Under the New Professional Governance Act

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Brian Mauza, P.Ag., Council Member of the BC Institute of Agrologists
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-the-role-of-the-professional-agrologist-under-the-new-professional-governance-act/

MLWS 2020 at Cleveland Dam

MLWS 2020 District of North Vancouver Field Trip

On January 11th, the Master of Land and Water Systems students and faculty ventured to the District of North Vancouver for the first field trip of the new year. The group braved the wind chill in the company of MLWS alumna Erika Nassichuk, an Environmental Protection Officer and Richard Boase, a Section Manager Environmental Sustainability (Operations) at the District of North Vancouver...
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/mlws-news/mlws-2020-dnv-field-trip/

MLWS Student Feature: “Can we responsibly grow enough food?”

Skylar Kylstra, current Master of Land and Water Systems student and UBC Global Resource Systems alumna, has been featured on UBC’s Our Potential site to discuss her expertise on food security.
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-events/mlws-student-feature-can-we-responsibly-grow-enough-food/

Seminar: Agricultural Planning in the Chesapeake Bay Estuary

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM

John Prizzi, MLWS ’17 alumnus
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https://mlws.landfood.ubc.ca/news-and-events/seminar-agricultural-planning-in-the-chesapeake-bay-estuary/