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The College wishes to extend congratulations to the successful candidates in the 2015 Council election: Alexandra de Jong Westman and Jocelyn White for the two Councillor At Large seats (2015-17), and Raychl Lukie for Regional Councillor (2015-17). Garry Alexander was acclaimed as College Vice-President. We are grateful to all candidates... Read more
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan will join the distinguished panel of municipal politicians and City of Surrey Environment and Drainage Manager Carrie Baron, PEng, will provide the introductory presentation on the changing environmental jurisdiction of local governments. Register online to participate in the live webcast or to attend in-person, view the... Read more
The annual Forest Practices Board (FPB) survey for 2015 is available to participate in online. This can be completed now until March 23rd, 2015 for those interested in issues pertaining to BC's forests and public range lands. The survey can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FPB_SurveyRead more
Mayor Gwen Johansson of the District of Hudson's Hope will be joining the panel discussion on the changing role of local governments in environmental and natural resource management in BC at the College's 2015 Conference & AGM . Visit the Conference & AGM page to register or view the event schedule .Read more
The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Justina Ray , President and Senior Scientist of the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada and Adjunt Professor at the University of Toronto and Trent University, will be delivering a keynote address by video link at the 2015 Conference on March 13th at the... Read more
The College is hosting two CPD opportunities for members on Saturday, March 14th at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport. An aboriginal cultural awareness workshop will be presented by Robert Moody (RPBio, PAg) and Anne Moody (RPBio, PAg) of Global Indigenous Services between 9am-4pm (see the course prospective for more details)... Read more
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The schedule for the 2015 Conference & AGM has been released. The College is pleased to annouce that Chief Roland Willson of West Moberly First Nations will be presenting at the event. The early-bird registration deadline of January 23 is quickly approaching. Visit the Conference & AGM webpage for more... Read more
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See the attached letter from Environment Canada regarding a request for comments on amending the List of Wildlife Species at Risk: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ You are invited to submit comments on the potential impacts of amending the List of Wildlife Species at Risk according to these COSEWIC status assessments. Your comments will... Read more
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The 2015 College Conference will take place at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport on March 13th. It will feature presentations and panel discussions exploring the changing roles of local governments and First Nations in the management of BC's natural resources , as well as an engaging session on science and... Read more
Congratulations to Garry Alexander, RPBio (#78) who has been acclaimed as College Vice-President, effective March 13th, the date of the AGM. There are two contested Council seats: Regional Councillor and Councillor at Large. Candidate names biographies are found on the 2015 Election page . The voting period begins January 26th... Read more

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