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4th Year BLA Integrative Design Studio Exhibit 2019

The 4th year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students will be holding a public display of their final design projects for the LARC*4710 Integrative Design Studio course. These projects were supervised by Professors' Sean Kelly and Nadia Amoroso.  All are welcome to attend.

MSc Thesis Defence - Emma Drake

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Planning & Development Program M.Sc. Thesis Defence by Emma Drake “The Leap-frog Effect in the Context of Ontario’s Greenbelt: An Analysis of Farmland Loss in the Unprotected Countryside”.    Examination Committee: Dr. Wayne Caldwell, Advisor, SEDRD Dr. John Smithers, Advisory Committee, Geography, Environment and Geomatics Dr. Dave Guyadeen, Faculty, SEDRD Dr. Nic Brunet, Exam Chair, SEDRD All welcome to attend.

Governance in Rural Contexts: Concepts and Challenges Webinar

The Rural Policy Learning Commons is hosting a free webinar titled, “Governance in Rural Contexts: Concepts and Challenges". The webinar will feature Brendan O’Keeffe, Francisco Navarro, and David Douglas. A brief description of the webinar is listed below:

MSc Thesis Defence - Nathaniel Garland

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Planning & Development Program MSc Thesis Defence by Nathaniel Garland "Stormwater Management through a Rural Lens" Exam Committee: John FitzGibbon Advisor, SEDRD Sheri Longboat, Advisory Committee, SEDRD Leith Deacon, Graduate Faculty, SEDRD Nic Brunet, Exam Chair, SEDRD Everyone is welcome.

LARC*3050 Landscape Architecture: An Indigenous Project Open House Exhibition

You are invited to attend an Open House Exhibition of the work of the 2nd year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) program.  The students have been engaged in a conceptual project in which they have focussed on Indigenous Peoples in Canada.  They have been asked to self-select a site on the University of Guelph Campus, and to a design an intervention that respectfully acknowledges and honours the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.​​

SEDRD Speaker Series: "It's grown way past the Falls now": Growing Niagara's Rural Tourism Economy in the Shadow of a Mass Tourism Destination

Please feel free to join the last SEDRD Speaker Series event of the academic year with Dr. Chris Fullerton (Department of Geography and Tourism Studies, Brock University) on April 3. Chris will be speaking about rural tourism initiatives taking place in the Niagara region. No registration is required, please feel free to bring your lunch! 

2019 Rural Romp

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute's Student Liaison Committee invite you to the 2019 Rural Romp.  This event is open to all SEDRD students.  This year's theme: ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION.  The day's presenters and itinerary is as follows: 4th Annual Rural Romp: Active Transportation 

MLA Conference 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the 28th Annual Master of Landscape Architecture Conference, University of Guelph. Join us for the Masters of Landscape Architecture Conference on Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 at the Eccles Centre. It is a day of landscape architecture thesis presentations that provide an insight into contemporary research by final semester graduate students. Every year the MLA students organize a conference to communicate the third year MLA thesis research to the public.  Refreshments available at 12:45 pm. Free Admission - all welcome to attend.

The Art of Craft - A Special Forum on Landscape Materials and Techniques

A Special Forum on Landscape Materials and Techniques.  A series of short presentations followed by a panel discussion and Q&A brought to you by LARC*2420 - Materials and Techniques class with Assistant Professor Brendan Stewart.  Light refreshments will be provided. STONE - Eric Landman METAL - Robert Cram - Robrert Cram Workshop WATER - Steve Euser - Dan Euser Waterarchitecture Inc. WOOD - Ben O'Hara - Ben O'Hara Design Open to all!  

SEDRD Speaker Series: plazaPOPS: Improving Public Amenity Through the Suburban Strip-Mall

Please feel free to join this SEDRD Speaker Series event on March 20 with Landscape Architecture Professors Brendan Stewart, Karen Landman and MLA Alumnus, Daniel Rotsztain. Brendan, Karen and Daniel will be speaking about "Improving Public Amenity Through the Suburban Strip-Mall" and on the plazaPOPS initiative. No registration is required, please feel free to bring your lunch!   

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