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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
Selected videos of presentations and panel discussions from the College's 2015 Conference are now available, as well as a photo gallery from the event. Check back next week for more Conference videos.Read more
The Auditor General of BC has released a report concerning the government's management of cumulative effects associated with past, present, and potential future resource development.Read more
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The BC government recently approved implementation of the Environmental Mitigation Policy and Procedures (EMP) for use in natural resource sectors. Carrie Nugent, RPBio, and Standards and Guidelines Specialist and Laura Darling , RPBio, and Policy Specialist/Unit Head with the Ecosystem Conservation Section of the BC Ministry of Environment will introduce... Read more
Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) “Enhancing Competitiveness in a Changing Climate” program facilitates the development and sharing of knowledge, tools and practices which assist decision-makers in the analysis and implementation of adaptation measures. The Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation Division (CCIAD) works to advance the leading edge of adaptation to climate... Read more
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There were nearly 260 participants in the College's 2015 Conference & AGM held Friday, March 13 at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport. The presentation and panel topics were wide-ranging and thought-provoking. We're grateful to all of the presenters, volunteers, and participants who helped make the day a great success.Read more
Please join use for an informal meet & greet tonight in the Richmond Room of the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport from 7-9pm. Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!Read more