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We honour the memory of Dr. Bill Austin, a founding father of BMSC.

Dr. William C. Austin was a highly regarded marine biologist, environmentalist and educator who studied and documented marine life of the Pacific Coast of North America for close to 60 years.

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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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Seminar, MONDAY July 31: “Getting by with a little help from their friends: nitrogen balance and bacteria in the spiny dogfish” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Gary Anderson, from University of Manitoba, about the physiology of spiny dogfish

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