Professional Development Resources

  • UNBCI - NRESi free video library - The Natural Resources & Environmental Studies Institute (NRESi) builds connections among university researchers and communities or external experts to advance understanding of natural resources and the environment. NRESi facilitates collaborative projects that address complex issues involving ecological processes, social values, and earth science systems.  Go to

  • ACT - Adaptation to Climate Change Team held recent workshops on Professional's and Low Carbon Resilience.  They have synthesized the results of all three workshops into a summary report that brings together findings from the federal, provincial and local levels.The report is available on ACT's website:

  • GeoEnviro Training Professionals (GeoEnviroPro) presents a new WEEKLY Wednesday WEBINAR SERIES.....GeoEnviroPro Talks (GPro Talks).  Join us for 1/2 hour each week on Wednesdays 10 am PST for some frank, honest, and focused talks on critical issues to practicing professionals today.   These sessions are FREE and some of our upcoming topics include: Intro to GeoEnviroPro Talks (GPro Talks), Creosote Legacy, PAH Forensics and, Risk Assessment case studies. For more information, go to 

  • The Handbook of Road Ecology has just been published. It may be of interest to some members of BCIA who deal with transportation-related issues. and

  • Canadian Rivers Institute online courses -

  • Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC -  Professional Development Seminars  at  
  • Agri-News Weekly Update
  • For anyone applying for NSERC, SSHRC, and/or CIHR funding, Go to for the required research ethics tutorial (TCPS 2:  CORE-Tutorial)