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Environmental Sciences Graduate Studies Info Night

Are you thinking about graduate school in environmental sciences? The School of Environmental Sciences is inviting you to an informal meet & greet with our faculty night for one/one Q&A sessions. Come and see if graduate school is for you. Everyone welcome, vegan food will be available. 

SES Guest Seminar - Dr. Maj Rundlöf

Dr. Maj Rundlöf from Lund University, Sweden will give a talk about "Bees, flowers and pesticides - managing agricultural landscapes for biodiversity and crop production"

SES Guest Seminar - Dr. Sarah Crawford

Dr. Sarah Crawford, a University of Guelph Alumnus, from the Department of Evolutionary Ecology and Environmental Toxicology, Institute for Ecology, Evolution and Diversity, Faculty of Biological Science, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main will give a presentation on "Evolutionary Toxicology: Using daphnia from the past to understand future impacts of environmental stressors". 

Ontario Pest Mangement Conference 2019

This year the Ontario Pest Management Conference (OPMC) will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Victoria Park East Golf Course, Guelph, ON. Research presented at the OPMC will focus on all aspects of pest management associated with plant, animal and human health. More information on the 2019 OPMC can be found at   Abstract submission period: Thursday, August 1 to Friday, September 13, 2019 4pm. Submissions to be sent to

Hammond Lecture - Prof. Sarah Burch

Threats to Environmental Sustainability in an Increasingly Populist Climate - Dr. Sarah Burch

SES 10th Anniversary Celebration

It was 10 years ago that Land Resource Science and Environmental Biology combined to create our outstanding school. Join us for a celebration of all that we have accomplished.  Alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends of SES are all invited.  Cake and remarks at 3:30pm. RSVP by October 8th at Please also join us for the 2019 Hammond Lecture, which will follow from 5-6:30pm.

Soils at Guelph - Open House

Soils at Guelph is an initiative by the School of Environmental Sciences to promote sustainable soil management by bridging the gap between farmers, researchers and the general public in Ontario. The Open House starts at 2pm on September 19, 2019 at the Summerlee Science Complex Atrium at the University of Guelph. It is followed by a tour of the Soil Health Interpretive Centre from 3:30pm - 6pm. There is a complimentary shuttle service. Register here:  

M.Sc. Thesis Examination - Kathleen Stevack

The M.Sc. Thesis Examination for Kathleen Stevack "Re-assessing the Degradation of Benthos BUI in the Toronto Harbour Area of Concern"  Advisory committee: Dr. Paul Sibley (Advisor) Dr. Keith Solomon Dr. David Poirier Everyone is welcome to attend.

Director's coffee

 Everyone is welcome to attend!

Public lecture on regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture at General Mills: The way forward Discover why food companies are changing their supply chains by investing in soil health. Talk by Steve Rosenzweig, a soil scientist at General Mills and followed by a panel discussion. In partnership with CREATE CCS (Climate-Smart Soils)

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