By Christine Zeindler on September 2, 2020
The last long weekend of the summer is approaching and many will seek refuge in nature. However, this doesn’t bring comfort to all. Conservationists and border communities on provincial and national parks are concerned about increased visits and cavalier attitudes toward protected spaces.
By Patty Wellborn on September 27, 2019
Organized by UBC Okanagan’s Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services, election hopefuls will be on campus for a question and answer session on Thursday, October 3.
By Patty Wellborn on September 11, 2019
Natural assets and the ecosystem services they provide are a fundamental part of local government infrastructure. When properly managed, natural assets such as forests, wetlands and green spaces have many advantages over engineered infrastructure—including being less expensive to operate and maintain.
By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2018
The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of food production in the Okanagan.
By Nathan Skolski on November 16, 2018
Conservational ecologist Corey Bradshaw, professor at Flinders University, comes from an eclectic background. Growing up as the son of a trapper in Canada, he had the opportunity to form a unique view of the environment. From his childhood experiences, he learned that without intact environmental functions, precious resources quickly degrade or disappear.
By Patty Wellborn on May 28, 2018
Mountains are bellwethers of climate shifts according to new reporting led by UBC researchers, who suggest these terrains are experiencing a variety of rapid and worrying changes.
By Patty Wellborn on November 9, 2017
UBC research is paving the way for a route that will serve as a pilot project to protect green space and allow wildlife to move throughout the Okanagan Valley.
By Patty Wellborn on November 28, 2016
The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of the Okanagan landscape.
By Matthew Grant on June 16, 2016
Endangered whale species and the marine traffic that threatens them can co-exist, UBC research shows.