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Seminar for mining/hydrology students

This Friday Roger Beckie, Professor of Groundwater Hydrology in Earth and Ocean Science at UBC, will discuss the mineralogical, hydrological and biogeochemical controls on drainage from waste rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru.  The seminar is part of an ongoing weekly series put on by the soil science department. Date & Location: Friday Oct. 5, 2012 room […]

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Film Screening in the Orchard Garden

Film Screening in the Orchard Garden

Your peers in the LFS Orchard Garden have been hard at work growing delicious things and building community around local food.  This Wednesday, come on out for a 7:00pm film screening after our GRS work party in the garden. This evening’s film is composed of a series of educational and entertaining web videos by Isabella Rossellini that […]

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Work Party, Dinner, and Film Screening in the Orchard Garden

It’s the week before Thanksgiving and the perfect time to get our hands dirty putting the LFS Orchard Garden to bed for the winter. There’s still plenty to be done, and Heather and Panthea will lead the work party in a variety of activities.  Afterwards, we’ll warm up with a delicious dinner at the Wednesday night […]

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The blog is alive!

Tonight we have several GRS Alumni participating in class through Skype and other technologies. Speaking of technology, here’s what you should know about the blog: We have a How to section to answer your many important blogging questions. We have a Calendar so that you know what to expect in class and when class is […]

How is it harvested?

How is it harvested?

Two agricultural enthusiasts ride across Canada to see just how food is grown across the country. From http://www.howisitharvested.ca/ Good day to you! Let us give you a brief explanation of what we are doing over the months of September and October 2012. Erin realized that even though she has an agriculture degree and thinks she knows […]

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Welcome to GRS 290/390/490 2012/2013.  Hopefully you had a relaxing break and have some stories to share with your peers.  The term is well underway and it’s time to consider how you can participate in GRS online.  This website is a great place to start.  You’ll notice a header labelled “Current Students” with info that’s […]