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The latest issue of College matters features tips on working with First Nations , guidance on field work during drought conditions , and several important updates from the College.Read more
The following summary is from the BC Government News page here : The College of Applied Biology is creating new membership categories for both applied biology technicians and applied biology technicians in training, effective Jan 1, 2016. The college requested the two new membership categories to enhance the professional standing... Read more
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On October 22, a survey designed to provide insight into College members' level of understanding about climate change adaptation has been sent to all members by email. The survey is open until November 16. Please contact us if you did not receive the email providing a link to the survey.Read more
See attachment for course details, costs, and dates. Please contact [email protected] or 250-721-8458 for more information, or visit our website: https://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/sustainability/programs/Read more
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Every year, the Planning Institute of British Columbia organizes and hosts its marquee professional development and networking event - the PIBC Annual Conference. Call for Program Proposals Now On! We are pleased to invite submissions of qualified proposals for inclusion as part of the PIBC 2016 Conference program. Become part... Read more
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

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