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MLA Thesis Defence - Stephen O'Neill

Landscape Architecture – MLA Master’s Examination Stephen O'Neill, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend his thesis on "Measuring Urban Forest Canopy Effects on Stormwater Runoff in Guelph, Ontario".    Robert Corry, Advisor Jim Taylor, Advisory Committee Member Sean Kelly, Advisory Committee Member Cecelia Paine, Chair of Examination Committee All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Amy Purvis

Landscape Architecture – MLA Master’s Examination Amy Purvis, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend her thesis on "A Revitalization Strategy:  Applying a Greenway System Approach to Develop a Linked Amenity Network in Rural Ontario".    Sean Kelly, Advisor Karen Landman, Advisory Committee Member Nadia Amoroso, Examination Committee Member Nathan Perkins, Chair of Examination Committee All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Katie Nikota

Landscape Architecture – MLA Master’s Examination The final examination for Katie Nokota will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is “Mycology Applications for Landscape Architecture”.  Karen Landman, Advisor Nathan Perkins, Advisory Committee Member Sean Kelly, Examination Committee Member Martin Holland, Chair of Examination Committee All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Tatiana Zakharova

Landscape Architecture – MLA Master’s Examination Tatiana Zakharova, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend her thesis on "Place Empathy and Environmental Education".    Nathan Perkins, Advisor Al Lauzon, Advisory Committee Member Martin Holland, Advisory Committee Member Nadia Amoroso, Chair of Examination Committee All welcome to attend.

4th Year BLA Integrative Design Studio Exhibit 2018

The 4th year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students will be holding a public display of their final design projects for the Integrative Design studio course. Instructors:  Professors Sean Kelly and Maurice Nelischer.   All welcome to attend.

Lessons on Farmland Preservation Near Growing Urban Regions from Oregon, USA - Webinar

High quality agricultural land is a valuable non-renewable natural resource; however, many regions struggle to protect this resource when it exists in close proximity to growing urban areas.Oregon, USA is often held up as a model of successful land use planning in the North American context, having established a state-wide system in 1973 that both supports urban areas and protects rural areas. The Willamette Valley makes a particularly interesting case study region, as it contains a great deal of Oregon’s best agricultural soils as well as the majority of Oregon’s population.

Rural Romp 2018

The Rural Planning and Development program in 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 2018 Rural Romp - where we bring rural matters to the foreground! The 3rd annual 'Rural Romp' is open to everyone! We are inviting planning, design students and professionals to highlight the uniqueness of rural matters. The day's itinerary is as follows:

MLA Conference 2018

We are pleased to invite you to the 27th Annual Master of Landscape Architecture Conference, University of Guelph. Join us for the Masters of Landscape Architecture Conference on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018. 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. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Free Admission - all welcome to attend.

Integrated Research Methods Seminar

The Integrated Research Methods Seminar is an opportunity for doctoral students in the Rural Studies program to share brief presentations on their proposed research initiatives. During the Seminar, six doctoral students will share details of their upcoming initiatives focused on a broad ranges of rural development topics. All are welcome to attend the event. 

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.

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