Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ontario

Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ontario




The Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ontario Chapter, was created in 1951 to give a focus to our members’ interests in conservation issues within Ontario. Our mission is to foster the science and art of soil, water and related natural resource conservation to achieve sustainability by promoting and practicing an ethic which recognizes the interdependence of people and the environment.


Congratulations Lucas Silva (Former SES Graduate)

Congratulations to Lucas for winning the University of Oregon Outstanding Early Career Award! This is the highest research award at the University of Oregon for early career faculty. Lucas was a former SES PhD student with Dr. Madhur Anand.


Summer Grounds Position at the University of Guelph Arboretum

The Arboretum is currently accepting applications for our 2018 Arboretum Summer Grounds Crew. This 18 week opportunity is open to University of Guelph students and recent graduates with a pay-rate $14 per hour (Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week).
Members of the Summer Grounds Crew will assist staff in all aspects of the maintenance of the grounds, gardens, woody plant collections and nursery at The Arboretum. Responsibilities include:
• Equipment operation, including mowers, wood chippers and tractors.

SES Graduate student combines storytelling, science in debut dystopian novel

Disaster strikes. A swarm of giant wasps are devouring everything around them, causing worldwide dystopia. But there is one hope: a tiny island off of Lake Ontario may have avoided the chaos. It’s up to Jack to get to the island, break into the hive where the wasps are hibernating, and free the human hostages inside.

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