Climate Change … The Song

The much anticipated UFV Climate Change music-video was released on April 22 to kick off  Earth Day. The video, directed by our own Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV Biology Adjunct Professor and Faculty of Science Communicator, wanted to raise awareness about our day to day habits around carbon consumption. Welcome to a true labor of love … Read more

COVID-19 UFV Community FAQ’s

Posted March 11, 2020 by Dave Pinton Here are some answers to general questions around the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will grow and change. Over the coming days ahead we will also post more robust and specific FAQ`s on the UFV Risk and Safety COVID-19 site.  What is UFV doing to ensure safety of the … Read more

BC Food Security Task Force – Final Report officially released

On July 11, 2019 the Government of British Columbia announced the Food Security Task Force. The Task Force had a mandate to provide recommendations that support food security and the economic growth of BC’s agriculture sector. On Friday, January 31st, Task Force members Peter Dhillon, Lenore Newman and Arvind Gupta attended the Ag Innovation Day … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Coastal Scene Investigation with Dr. Shannon Bard – MAR 4 @ 2 PM, C1429

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Bard, Global Director of Innovation for Hemmera, an Ausenco Company. Her talk is entitled: “Coastal Scene Investigation: Using clues from intertidal diversity studies to solve ecotoxicological puzzles in the Salish Sea” WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM WHERE: … Read more

Heart of the Fraser – UFV Film Screening NOV 22, doors open at 4:30 pm, B101

Join us for film screening of Heart of the Fraser at UFV Abbotsford on November 22! Following the film there will be a Q & A session. Doors are at 4:30pm, show at 5 pm. The screening is being held in Building B, Room B101. Heart of the Fraser is a documentary that calls attention … Read more

Sustainable UFV November News!

Brought to you by Taylor and Kaitlin, Student Sustainability Coordinators! ———- SustainableUFV Meet-n-Greet WHEN: November 20th TIME: 12PM-2PM WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: B121 It’s time for a SustainableUFV meeting! Drop by and say hi to your SustainableUFV team and meet the new Student Sustainability Coordinators face-to-face. There will be pizza! Feel free to drop in whenever … Read more

Sustainable UFV News! What we’ve been up to – October 2019

The Waste Audit 2.0.1.9 WHEN: Wednesday, October 16th WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: on the green TIME: 9 am to 1 pm, depending on how many volunteers we have (you can pop by whenever!) The date is set. This year’s audit is on Wednesday, October 16th. Look for our posters around campus and on social media (Instagram … Read more

Hope in a Time of Change: A conversation about our climate

On Wednesday, September 25th the Chilliwack Cultural Centre hosted a community conversation on climate change. Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV’s Faculty of Science Communicator, ‘Biologist with a Twist,’ writer, filmmaker, and host of Outrageous Acts of Science on the Discovery Channel emceed the event. The panel featured local experts who shared their knowledge about how climate … Read more

Action on Climate Change – what can we learn?

Climate Change has become the defining issue of our time. From the changing weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels, to the melting polar ice caps … what can we do to save our future? One thing is clear, it’s imperative to educate ourselves and get the facts about climate change. Education … Read more

SustainbleUFV News! Summer 2019

Bag-be-Gone! Your interest and participation in on-campus sustainability projects and programs provided a launching point for this game-changing initiative. Plastic bag distribution is gone because you care! Bag-be-Gone says, we can be successful without needlessly impacting our learning, working, and living environments. At the Bookstore you’ll find that recyclable paper bags have replaced disposable plastics, … Read more

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