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Rural Water Infrastructure Webinar

Come celebrate World Water Day with the RPLC! This webinar will explore the important policy issue of rural water infrastructure, considering drinking water, wastewater, and storm water aspects. Three speakers will present diverse perspectives from across Canada. The first speaker, Sarah-Patricia Breen (University of Saskatchewan) will introduce to rural water infrastructure challenges, speaking generally to the challenges found across the country, and highlighting opportunities related to asset management, staff training, and collaborative action.

Pecha Kucha talk for a Sustainable City

The Pecha Kucha talk (Six speakers - Twenty Seconds - Twenty Slides) for a Sustainable City as a part of the University of Guelph's Sustainability Week. The guest speakers are:  Sheila Boudreau Senior Landscape Architect for Toronto and Regional Conservation Authority, RPP Planner, Ryerson Urban Water Board of Advisors, teaches green infrastructure at Ryerson University and University of Toronto  Jamie Miller  PhD, President of Biomimicry Frontiers, Lecturer at University of Guelph 

LA Guest Lecture: Shannon Baker

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

2018 Rural Symposium

The 2018 Rural Symposium is an opportunity for University of Guelph graduate students to showcase their rural research to policy makers, policy analysts, and program staff from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). The event facilitates knowledge mobilization and network building between graduate students at the University of Guelph, researchers, and OMAFRA .

Building Capacity for Rural Climate Adaptation Webinar

This webinar includes two presentations exploring climate change and rural communities: Indicators of Community Climate Adaptation: Results and Lessons from the Columbia Basin, presented by Lauren Rethoret, and Lessons from a Decade of Adaptation,presented by Ingrid Liepa. Throughout this webinar, the presenters will share reflections on supporting adaptation work in rural communities, including lessons for policy-makers and practitioners.

The Implications of Neglecting Transportation Policy in Remote Areas Webinar

This webinar includes three presentations exploring the neglect of transportation policy in remote areas of Canada. You will hear how regulation changes from Transport Canada will have significant ripple effects on rural and remote communities that reply on air transportation for everything from produce to medevacs. The second presentation explores the need for an airport/airstrip in Wasagamack First Nations in Northern Manitoba, which includes recommendations as to increase the level of this issue and how to get the government to fund it, and how to fund the project themselves.

LA Guest Lecture: Chris Reed

University of Guelph - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

BLA Student Film Premiere - Looking at "A Sense of Place" for Downtown Guelph

Join us for LARC*3050 Landscape Architecture I - 2nd year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture short student films looking at "A Sense of Place" for Downtown Guelph. Free Popcorn - all welcome to attend. For further details contact course Instructor's Larry Harder and Martin Holland.  

Landscape Architecture Alumni Gathering 2018

The newly formed Landscape Architecture Alumni Association invites alumni and conference delegates to catch up on the latest news from the landscape architecture program at the University of Guelph. This event is being held in conjunction with the 2018 CSLA and OALA Conference. View the conference program.   

Hidden Participants and Unheard Voices: Gender, Age, and Other Influences on Traditional Ecological Knowledge Research in the North Webinar

Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is widely discussed in academic research as having value for under- standing how ecosystems are changing because of climate change. Some scholars have noted that TEK, especially when brought into discussions of environmental planning and management, takes on a distinctly political character, one that can be either disruptive to or coopted by existing systems of colonial power and exploitation of indigenous peoples.

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