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Posted September 27, 2019 by Mickie Noble
Welcome to the BSc in Environmental Science 2019

This week we welcomed the 24th class to the BSc in Environmental Science program! These students will be joining a community of 842 graduates of this program. This group will be the second to inhabit the Sherman Jen Building and our new lab facility that opened last fall.

Posted September 20, 2019 by BSc in Environmental Science Students

Our group, Van Isle Eco Consulting, was enlisted by the Greater Victoria Greenbelt Society (GVGS) and Highlands Stewardship Foundation (HSF) in partnership with Royal Roads University to obtain baseline information on the water and sediment chemistry at Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary, conduct a bathymetric survey on the lake as well as an ecological survey of aquatic organisms on the property.

Posted September 11, 2019 by Program Office
Meares Island - Lone Cone Trail by CDionne

Join Dr. Hilary Leighton, Program Head of the Environmental Education and Communication programs, in the School of Environment & Sustainability, on Thursday, September 12th for a webinar. 

Posted September 6, 2019 by BSc in Environmental Science Students
Black Bear Cub in the forest

Our team is focused on developing a bear-waste management plan to help mitigate the bear-human conflict for the District of Sooke. Currently, the waste in Sooke is being collected by private disposal companies and it is at the discretion of the resident to take bear-safe measures.

Posted August 30, 2019 by Ann Dale

"As we enter the Fall, we begin another MEM residency, September 30th to October 18th, 2019. Responding to a program review, we will be revising our three residencies to reflect and integrate the grand challenges modern society is facing, two of which are climate pollution and biodiversity loss. We will be exploring ways in which we can meaningfully bring Indigenous ways of being into our curriculum.

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