W23 Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series

We have an excellent line-up for our Winter 2023 UofG Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series.  Individual lecture details will be forthcoming as each date approaches.  Information on these lectures will also be posted on the Upcoming Events section of the SEDRD website.

Our Winter 2023 LA guest speakers include:

New Publication from Gibson and Dale Examines Realities of Rural Local Governments in Ontario

Local governments are a key partner in the future of rural communities throughout Ontario. Over the past 30 years, the realities of local governments have changed dramatically. As part of a national initiative, University of Guelph Professor Ryan Gibson and John Dale (PhD student in Rural Studies) recently published a new report titled, “Do more, with less: The realities of local government in rural Ontario” in The Canadian Geographer.

Ashleigh Weeden named Muncipal World 2022 Columnist of the Year

Ashleigh Weeden, who recently completed her PhD in Rural Studies in SEDRD, has been named Municipal World's 2022 Members' Choice Columnist of the Year for her bi-monthly column "Connecting the Dots." Ashleigh has been writing the column for Municipal World since 2015. Her writing addresses timely and critical issues facing local government leaders as they manage their current realities and plan for the future. 

Design for the Future

Dr. Karen Landman hosted Dr. Rudi van Etteger, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, at Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. Dr van Etteger presented a talk this fall to the MLA1 students in their Landscape Resource Analysis course on the Dutch Room for the River program, which is focused on the safety and spatial quality of the Dutch riverine areas, and he also participated in discussion with MLA2 Research Methods students. Dr.

Conference announcement: The Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development and Ontario Agricultural College will be hosting the international conference of the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) in Guelph, April 26–29, 2023. Established in 1984, AIAEE is a leading international professional organization for agricultural and extension educators who share a common goal of strengthening agricultural and extension education programs and institutions worldwide.

CELA 2023 Conference Logo Competition Won by BLA student Shayla Spalding

Congratulations to Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student, Shayla Spalding who won the graphic design competition for the 2023 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference.  

graphic image of mountains/city on graph with vertical linesImage above:  CELA graphic image created by BLA student, Shayla Spalding.

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