British Columbia has reached its first greenhouse gas emissions reduction target as set out in the Province’s Climate Action Plan. A reduction of 6% below 2007 levels by 2012! For a total look at the story visit the webpage: B.C Achieves!
Metro Vancouver is currently working on a new project that plans to turn waste into gas. Known as biogas or biomethane, it is a renewable natural gas that is produced using biomass, which can be anything from manure to yard clippings to human waste water, and anything in between. The new $13 million project is […]
Interested in participating in Bike to Work Week at the end of May? If so, join the UFV team page where you can track your own progress. For every day you ride your bike to work/school you shall receive a ticket. At the end of the event, all tickets will go into a draw and […]
The next meeting for the Sustainability Focus Group has been booked and the details (so far) are as follows: Time: 12pm-1pm Location: ABB 133 Date: June 19, 2014 Topic: Sustainability in the Cafeteria (and other eating establishments around campus) If you have ideas or want to be a part of the discussion please come […]
Turn off your lights from 8:30-9:30 pm on Saturday March 29 and join tens of thousands of others across Canada and the world in thinking about energy usage. What will you think about in your #momentofdarkness? http://momentofdarkness.ca/
Through the poetry of the world: Toward an Ecology of Being Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in B101, at 3:30 pm on the Abbotsford Campus Daniela Elza has lived on three continents and crossed numerous geographic, cultural and semantic borders. Her work has appeared nationally and internationally in over 80 publications. Daniela’s poetry collections are: “the weight […]
We are seeking UFV students to assist in two projects studying the endangered Western painted turtles in the lower mainland during the summer of 2014. Position #1 is suitable for any UFV undergraduate directed studies courses (i.e. Bio 408, 409 or 499) and position #2 is suitable as volunteer research assistant position and/or amenable to […]
An official meeting date, time and place has been set for the Sustainability Focus Group. Date: April 11, 2014 Time: 12:00-1:00 Location: Abbotsford A building, Room 225 *Room Changed to B building, Room 133* Feel free to drop by and make your voice heard about sustainability at UFV
The next SFS meeting takes place March 27 11am, Press Cafe located in the bookstore.
HAT (Habitat Aquisition Trust) is currently seeking a Community and Development Coordinator to help implement and develop our fundraising plans so that the organization continues to have the resources needed to carry out our work. The Community and Development Coordinator will create and foster community partnerships and individual relationships that will enable HAT to carry out […]