Registration is now open for the BC Agriculture and Climate Change Education Series!
The four-part Education Series is a joint endeavor with the BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network (ACARN) and the BC Ministry of Agriculture, and is hosted in collaboration with six education institutions across the province –UBC Vancouver & Okanagan; UNBC Prince George & Terrace; KPU Richmond; TRU Kamloops; NLC Fort St. John; UFV Abbotsford.
The goal of the Education Series is to provide university students (undergraduate and graduate), and new professionals, with an introduction to climate change adaptation in the BC agriculture sector and highlight related career opportunities.
The Education Series will be broadcasted weekly to each satellite location from 6:30-8:30 pm, (NOTE: 7:30 pm for Fort St. John) and will include a presentation and facilitated group activities that will provide participants with a local and provincial perspective on:
1) Module 1: Using Future Climate Projections (February 28th)
2) Module 2: Adaptation Concepts and Initiatives (March 7th)
3) Module 3: Collaborative Research for Producer Adaptation (March 14th)
4) Module 4: Extension for Climate-Smart Agriculture (March 21st)