Ben O'Hara and Karen Landman recently published a sustainable landscape article entitled: "The 'burbs and the bees: Creating pollinator habitats." in Landscape Trades, May 2013 Vol. 35 No. 4. (page 28).
Nadia Amoroso, Adjunct Faculty at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, was featured in articles published in "IT Business News", May 22, 2013 and "OALA Ground - Spring 2013" edition.
Nadia teaches in the Landscape Architecture program and is also the Co-Founder of DataAppeal Inc., a data-visualization, information design, mapping, and analytics company.
The Micro-Climate Pollinator Research Gardens are the basis for a collaborative research project with the School of Environmental Design & Rural Development, the NSERC-Canadian Pollination Initiative (CANPOLIN), and Rodger Tschanz, Manager of the University's Trial Gardens.
The Micro-Climate Pollinator Research Gardens are the basis for a collaborative research project for the School of Environmental Design & Rural Development, the NSERC-Canadian Pollination Initiative (CANPOLIN), and Rodger Tschanz, Manager of the University's Trial Gardens.
Expert seminar ‘Designing for Urban Climate Adaptation’, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, April 25, 2013
From farmers' markets to community gardens, everything you might want to know about local food projects across Ontario is served up in a first-ever report co-authored by University of Guelph experts.
Congratulations to Adam Wright, MSc student in Rural Planning and Development and the Student Delegate for the Ontario Professional Planning Institute, on winning the prestigious Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship. The Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship assists in furthering planning education and recognizes a student OPPI member who is making a contribution to the community. Applicants must be members of OPPI at the time of application and the recipient must be enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate planning program. The winner is selected based upon:
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development in partnership with the Ontario Farmland Trust recently hosted a symposium entitled Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Rising Energy Prices. The proceedings are now available at: http://ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/get-involved/events/annual-farmland-forum/
Improving high-speed Internet access fo rural residents of southwestern Ontario is the goal of a new feasibility study involving University of Guelph researchers in the Capacity Development and Extension program at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development.
See article at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/04/post_242.html
Community garden allows members to meet and learn about growing food.