Blog    August 2017

Thinking of our friends and colleagues at UTMSI in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage during the weekend at University of Texas Marine Science Institutes’s main facilities in Port Aransas.

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Ride the Riding in Anacla, Bamfield & Port Alberni

Community meet and greet: Gord Johns, Courtenay-Alberni Member of Parliament at the Rix Centre, Thursday Aug. 24, 11:30-12:30.

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Seminar, Tuesday August 22: “Where the wild things are: the ecology and conservation of marine birds and mammals in Canada’s coastal waters”. 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Fox, who will speak about t marine birds and mammal conservation in Canada. All Welcome.

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Seminar, Tuesday August 15: “Tse’K’wa: early postglacial environments and people in British Columbia”. 5pm, Rix Centre

Dr. Jon Driver (SFU), will speak about the first peoples in northeastern British Columbia and their relationship with the rapidly changing post-glacial environments. All Welcome.

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Join us for Community Archaeology Day, interpretive displays 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Thur. Aug. 10

Coastal Archaeology & Historical Ecology is hosting an afternoon of interpretive displays, to showcase our methods observations, class team, and results.

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Seminar, Tuesday August 8: “Thunderbird and Whale: The Archaeology of Nuu-chah-nulth Whaling”. 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Alan McMillan from Simon Fraser University about the archaeology of Nuu-chah-nulth whaling.

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Targeting high quality adult habitat important for rockfish protection & MPA design

Two recent studies published in MEPS give new insight into rockfish population dynamics in Barkley Sound with 7 years of survey data.

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