Abbotsford/Chilliwack CityStudio digital HUBBUB #8

Students from Dr. Mariano Mapili’s GEOG 357: Conservation Geography class participated in the CityStudio Virtual Hubbub. The challenge was: To explore how a site to be re-imagined from the perspectives of sustainability, green strategies, and site activation/optimization, and inclusive placemaking. The team of UFV students Lisa Horton, Ramneek Poonia, Jeevan-Nicole Samra, and Jamie Claire won the best Team Award for their project “Bringing Sustainability and Community to Our Infrastructure”. The People’s Choice Award winner went to the team of Alara Cohen, Emily Hood, Rajneel Reddy, and Elisha Miller also from Dr. Mariano Mapili’s GEOG 357 class.

Simran Gill from Dr. Carin Bondar’s BIO 420: Methods in Science won the CityStudio Chilliwack Team Award for their project “Water Unsung Hero”. The challenge was: When it comes to water access and sustainability, what are some of Chilliwack’s biggest challenges? How can we inform the public about the importance of local aquifer management? Listen to the winning podcast here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_fZtVLTMPlv0ryRFp_0K12NXIy27d7Op/view

Associate Dean of Science, Dr. Ian Affleck and Dr. Jonathan Hughes, Director of SLUEC took part in the judging of the CityStudio Team Awards.

Visit Let’s Talk Abbotsford CityStudio Hubbub to view all the projects.

Congratulations to all of the winners!