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The BCIA 66th AGM & Conference held April 24-26 in Cranbrook , with workshops held April 27, was a huge success! A big thanks to Ali Kennedy, P.Ag., Branch President and the organizing committee of the host branch, Kootenay Boundary Branch. A huge thank you goes to all our sponsors - see you next year in Vancouver for the BCIA AGM which will be held in conjunction with the 2014 Land Summit in May!
BCIA is the provincial organization authorized under the Agrologists Act, a British Columbia statute, to govern the professional conduct of its members, in support of the public interest. Persons who hold themselves out to be a professional agrologist must be duly registered with BCIA under the Act.
Agrology as defined by the Act means using agricultural and natural sciences and agricultural and resource economics, including collecting or analyzing data or carrying out research or assessments, to design, evaluate, advise on, direct or otherwise provide professional support to:
- the cultivation, production, improvement, processing or marketing of aquatic or terrestrial plants or animals, or
- the classification, management, use, conservation, protection, restoration, reclamation or enhancement of aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems that are affected by, sustain, or have the potential to sustain the cultivation or production of aquatic or terrestrial plants or animals.
BCIA represents over 1200 professionals working within agrology in British Columbia.
British Columbia Institute of Agrologists
NEW ADDRESS: 2777 Claude Rd., Victoria, BC V9B 3T7
Robert Moody, M.Sc., RPBio., P.Ag., Executive Director/Registrar
Laurena Olsen, Registrar's Assistant