Posted December 6, 2019 by Sarah Wolfe
Howe Sound in British Columbia - Photo by Ben Wicks on Unsplash

I’m thrilled to be starting in January as a Visiting Professor with the School and at Royal Roads University[1].  By way of introduction, I’m a ‘water person’ to the core. I’ve been fascinated/obsessed

Tags: water issues
Posted November 29, 2019 by Jaime Clifton

Ann Dale, Director of our school, received the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award from Nature Canada on Tuesday night. As one of the oldest environmental non-profits in Canada, they have recognized the leadership she provided as one of the founders of and co-chair of Women for Nature.

Posted November 22, 2019 by Jaime Clifton
Woolly Mammoth at the Royal BC Museum. Image by Thomas Quine Via Wikimedia Commons.  Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

On Friday, November 1st, students from Environmental Science 308: Foundational Biology and Communications journeyed across the city to the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM) for a school visit. As part of the second unit of the communication portion of their course, they were introduced to foundations in museum communication.

Tags: SciComm
Posted November 15, 2019 by Bill Dushenko
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Community Development

As an adjunct professor in SES, I’ve had the privilege of working as the instructor in the proverbial online course “bookends” of RRU’s Graduate Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development for the past couple of years now.

Posted November 8, 2019 by Alison Moran
Brown Sparrow on the top of wood branch - Photo by Przemyslaw Reinfus on Unsplash

More than a quarter of the birds in Canada and the US have been lost in the last 50 years. Many common birds, like swallows and sparrows, are experiencing steep declines. Yet waterfowl populations are rebounding through wetland conservation efforts and raptor numbers have recovered following the banning of DDT.