Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Join us for a provocative evening of discussion on the future of climate action as we gather some of UBC’s finest academics who are setting a precedent of climate leadership locally and internationally.

Putting Science in Fiction - Panel event

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). NOTE: This...

Future Of Food Global Dialogue with Harriet Friedmann

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. The Future of Food...

The Effect of Vineyard Groundcover Vegetation on Soil Fungi

Fri, March 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM University Centre. Free. Doctoral Dissertation Oral...

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

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Past Events

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Adult $12, Child $8, Concession $10 (Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students | Staff | Faculty. Valid ID card required.). Bring your family outside to enjoy some fresh air and discover the biodiversity...
Wed, March 20, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. $120 General, $105 Concession (Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students|Staff|Faculty. Valid ID card required.). Part of the Horticulture Training Professional Workshop Series Do you want to sharpen your...
Tue, March 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM UBC Botanical Garden. $12 Adult, $8 Child, $10 Concession (Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students|Staff|Faculty. Valid ID card required.). Bring your family outside to enjoy some fresh air and discover the beauty of UBC...
Sat, March 16, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. $125 General, $105 Concession (BCLNA members & their employees, Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students | Staff | Faculty) Valid ID required.. Part of the Horticulture Training Professional Workshop...
Fri, March 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Camilla Speller Assistant Professor, Anthropological Archaeology, University of British Columbia Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Over the last centuries, marine ecosystems have witnessed dramatic...
Fri, March 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES BUILDING. Thesis title: Post-dive gas recovery and the transition between metabolic states as physiological limits to diving in Steller sea lions (eumetopias jubatus) Supervisor: David Rosen Departmental Examiner: Trish Schulte Committee...
Thu, March 14, 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Do you love plants? Are you interested in a career in horticulture? Are you currently a horticulture professional and want to take the next step in your career? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then check out UBC...
Fri, March 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Mary O’Connor Associate Professor, Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Biodiversity change and ecological responses to climate change are topics of...
Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Did you know that there are 11 (and counting!) community gardens on the UBC campus? Interested in learning more about growing your own food? Join us to meet up with fellow gardeners, learn gardening tips, meet new people and discover...
Fri, January 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Brooks Kaiser, Visting Professor, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120)

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