Events

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Participating in a campus consultation? Linking up with like-minded people and groups? The events listing 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.

Wed, March 8, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM FOREST SCIENCES CENTRE. Forest Science Centre - Room 1005 Presentations from 6-8PM Featured Speakers: Dr. Satya Tripathi Satya led the United Nations Oce for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID) He's currently leading the Tropical Landscapes Finance...
Tue, March 7, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. Join this free UBC talk and Q&A with Satya S. Tripathi, Senior Advisor, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN Environment and the Chief Executive of the US$1 Billion Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility....
Sat, March 4, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM ABDUL LADHA SCIENCE STUDENT CENTRE. Free. Please join the UBC Mental Health Awareness Club and the Mood Disorders Society of Canada for our 3rd annual Defeat Depression 5k Run/Walk! Everyone is welcome! To know more about the event, make a donation, volunteer...
Fri, March 3, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Malin Pinsky Assistant Professor, Pinsky Lab, Rutgers University The same ecological and evolutionary processes operate in both marine and terrestrial environments, and yet marine ecosystems have...
Thu, March 2, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM FIRST NATIONS LONGHOUSE. free. Immerse yourself in a classic Northwest Legend featuring incredible and original illustrations by world-renowned printmaker, painter, carver, author, Roy Henry Vickers.
Wed, March 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free, check the link for updated location. Although nutrition transition explains to some degree the phenomenon of ‘hidden hunger’ observed in poor, former homeland communities, rural livelihoods in South Africa are complex and...
Tue, February 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE!!. Spring is a great time to begin your gardening. Some people grow food in a community garden, others in a flower bed on the side of their house. Gerry prepares us for a container garden which allows people to grow food in pots on...
Sat, February 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM UBC FARM. $45 ($38 student pricing) + GST. Description Have you been feeling intimidated by the lingo and unknown in your compost? Join us for a beginner level composting class. This workshop aims to demonstrate and engage you hands on in everything you...
Sat, February 25, 2017 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Included with museum admission or membership. Drop in between 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. the last Saturday of the month to enjoy a special ecosystem activity for families plus all of our regular museum programming, including puppet...
Tue, February 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE!!. The Warriors Against Violence Society is committed to helping First Nations families unlearn abusive and violent behaviours and reclaim their traditional values of equality, honour, and respect for themselves and others. WAVS...

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