2024 Land Summit Recordings Available

Recordings Now Available!

Missed out on the 2024 BC Land Summit live? You now have the opportunity to purchase access to the virtual conference platform and all session recordings now that the conference has concluded. The recordings will be available to access via the online attendee hub at least until end of this year.

Link HERE

Notice of the 2024 BCIA AGM - May 8, 2024

The 2024 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists ("BCIA") respecting the 2023 fiscal year shall take place by way of a hybrid format (in-person and virtually) on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm Pacific Time. It's the 77th year for BCIA as a regulator!

The 2023 AGM minutes, Annual Report, Audited Financial Statements and other materials will be reviewed during the meeting.

AGM Materials are posted when they become available.

Survey - Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship (WLRS)

The Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship (WLRS) is developing best management practices documents for invertebrate species at risk. Concurrently, we plan to offer professional development opportunities focused on invertebrates, including classroom-based information sessions; field-based survey/methods training; and both field- and classroom-based identification workshops.

Official Results of Elections for Registrant Board Members in Electoral Districts 1, 2 and 3

BCIA is pleased to announce the results of its online nomination process for three (3) Registrant Board Member positions within Districts 1, 2, and 3 in compliance with the Professional Governance Act (PGA) and the BCIA Bylaws.  We thank the respective candidates in each District for their commitment to moving BCIA forward.

The following candidates have been confirmed into the following positions commencing with the adjournment of the 2024 BCIA AGM set for May 8, 2024 in Nanaimo:

CLOSED: BCIA Board Elections 2024 - See the 2024 Candidates!

On March 6, 2024, notice was given of an election for one Registrant Board Member from BCIA Regional Electoral District 2 and BCIA Regional Electoral District 3. Click the links below to view a listing of candidates plus the official notice of election for each respective District.

Call for Interest - Volunteers for Committees and Working Group

BCIA volunteers are integral to the Institute! There are vacancies to fill! Please consider volunteering - BCIA registrants are needed to fill vacancies on the following committees. Lay Members (non-BCIA registrants) are also required for the committees, so spread the word within your networks. Each Terms of Reference outlines the mandate, functions and responsibilities, and other key aspects of sitting on a committee.

CLOSED - Call for 2023 Mentor of the Year & Agrologist of the Year Nominations

Call for 2023 Mentor of the Year Nominations

The Mentor of the Year award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) or Technical Agrologist (TAg) who epitomizes the values and leadership of a mentor engaged in the BCIA Articling Program. Articling registrants and newly minted PAgs and TAgs! Please consider nominating a mentor for the Mentor of the Year award before the deadline of March 1, 2024,11:59 PM PST at nominations@bcia.com.

CLOSED: Call for Districts 1, 2 & 3 Registrant Board Member Nominations

Nominations for the 2024 BCIA Board elections, Regional Electoral Districts 1, 2 & 3, are now open. BCIA officially issued a call for nominations for one (1) Registrant Board Member for each district. Registrants in good standing are eligible to sit on the Board and must meet eligibility requirements as described in each District notice. Consider potential nominations (can self-nominate) before the deadline of February 9th. For more details CLICK HERE.

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