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The Province is holding a series of regional meetings over the next two weeks to get feedback on a plan to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Ancient Forest, Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training announced on behalf of Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural... Read more
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The Compliance and Enforcement Policy and Procedure and a revised version of the User Guide: An Overview of the Environmental Assessment Process in BC were recently posted to the Environmental Assessment Office website. Additionally, the Application Information Requirements (AIR) template has been revised and sets out the information that must... Read more
Please see the following message from FLNRO below following up from last year's Striking a Balance report : ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Colleagues: We hope you are enjoying a fantastic and productive summer. As you may be aware, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) is working towards implementing... Read more
August 2015: Ian McTaggart-Cowan’s long life (1910-2010) was filled with a series of impressive achievements. He was a founding member of the Nature Trust of BC, an assistant curator and biologist at the Royal BC Museum, professor and department head of Zoology at UBC and, at one time, the most... Read more
Please see the following message from the Climate Action Secretariat for how you can participate in the formation of BC's new climate policies by providing comments and suggestions. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Good Morning, I am writing to let you know that the Ministry of Environment started its engagement process today regarding development... Read more
The College Council is recommending a dues increase for some membership categories, effective in 2016. RPBios, RBTechs, and Retired members are eliglble to vote on the referendum question to set 2016 dues from July 17 to August 28. These eligible voting members should have recieved an email notificaiton on July... Read more
College members have until July 16th to purchase a digital signature service from the third-party provider Notarius at the discounted sign-up fee of $40 (regular $140). Learn more about digital signatures.Read more
New issue of College Matters released with articles on regulatory updates, the College's role in advocacy, featured employer Summit Environmental Consultants Inc., new member profiles, and more.Read more
The College is pleased to announce the release of four short videos produced with support from the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training. These videos explain the regulatory role of the College and highlight the competency and professionalism of College members, as well as the diversity of applied biology... Read more