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.

Production, Consumption & Waste
Sustainable Fashion Week is an opportunity for students, staff and faculty at UBC to learn more about the social and environmental issues surrounding the “fast fashion” industry, and to explore alternatives including sustainable buying, clothing...

Touching salmon: When is it wrong? Consequences of release or escape from fisheries capture

UBC Reads Sustainability presents Ziya Tong

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

UBC Farm Practicum Program in Sustainable Agriculture

Sun, October 27, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM See description. 2020 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable...

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

Fri, April 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Instructor: Tara Moreau, Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs Turn over a new leaf and learn more about plants and ecology with us! As a volunteer with UBC Botanical Garden, you can participate in helping us run...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 14:00
Fri, April 12, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM LEON AND THEA KOERNER UNIVERSITY CENTRE. PhD Final Oral Defence by: Sarah J.M. Harper The Contributions by Women to Fisheries Economies Worldwide Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Latecomers will not be admitted All are welcome to attend...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30
Thu, April 11, 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...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 18:30
Sat, April 6, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM UBC FARM. 40. Want to grow your own food but don’t have a big yard? Don’t underestimate what your little balcony or patio can grow! Learn how to grow food in space-limited urban settings, such as balconies, containers, and small patios, in ways that maximize...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:00
Sat, April 6, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 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.). UBC Botanical Garden is a magical place in early spring, in large part because of...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 09:00
Thu, April 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at:
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:00
Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM UBC FARM. 60. Looking to add more Umami to your cooking? Join local Japanese food expert Kimiko Suzuki in preparing the authentic Japanese seasoning “Shio Koji” and “Shoyu Koji” in this hands-on class. Shio Koji is an ingredient in Japanese cooking with a...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 18:00
Tue, April 2, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS. 0. Join this Phil Lind Initiative talk by Bill McKibben, noted environmental activist and author of the first book about global warming—1989’s The End of Nature, as part of the “America and the Climate Crisis” series. This...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 18:00
Tue, April 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00
Mon, April 1, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM See description. Free. April 1, 2019 2:30-4:00pm ART 103 Christopher Carcaillet will review the similairites between Alpine and Rocky Mountain ecosystems, present the biological proxies selected for vegetation dynamics research and provide reconstructions to...
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 14:30