Events

5th Annual Community Water Forum: Nov. 30, 2021

5th Annual Community Water Forum: Nov. 30, 2021

Join us for our 5th annual Community Water Forum: An Ecosystem Approach: Finding shared solutions in a changing world Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom Webinar Cost: The event is free, but registration is required. For More Information, and to Register: https://research.ok.ubc.ca/cwf/ — At this year’s annual […]

Free Seminar Jan. 31/20: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior – Dr. Adam Wei

Free Seminar Jan. 31/20: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior – Dr. Adam Wei

Join us for a free seminar presented by Dr. Adam Wei on: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior On January 31, 2020 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm in the Science Building (SCI337) at UBC Okanagan Understanding the cumulative effects of forest disturbance on hydrology is critical for reducing environmental risks, protection water supply and […]

A Community Water Forum on Forests, Water and People: The Restoration Imperative

A Community Water Forum on Forests, Water and People: The Restoration Imperative

Creating opportunities for compelling conversation and sustainable solutions that protect our shared water resources.

Dr. David Scott speaks at a recent watershed tour and workshop hosted by the Okanagan Nation Alliance on World Water Day, March 22, 2019.

World Water Day: March 22, 2019

Collaborative Approach to Water Resiliency: Protecting Our Headwaters. In celebration of World Water Day 2019, the Okanagan Nation Alliance hosted an experiential watershed tour and workshop for members of the community. The day started with a tour of the Peachland Watershed at Headwaters Lake with the sharing of Indigenous traditional knowledge and perspectives. Approximately 100 […]

A Community Water Forum on Fire and Flood: Climate Change & Extreme Weather in the Okanagan

A Community Water Forum on Fire and Flood: Climate Change & Extreme Weather in the Okanagan

Fire, smoke, flood, drought are becoming a new reality in the Okanagan and across the entire Northern Hemisphere.

EFN Conference: October 17-18, 2018

EFN Conference: October 17-18, 2018

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Environmental Flow Needs Conference 2018: Science, Policy & Practice – October 17-18 in Kelowna, British Columbia

Watershed Tour: June 2018

Watershed Tour: June 2018

Representatives from academia, government, industry and the community gathered on the land to discuss pressing watershed issues.

International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment

International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment

Top scientists from around the world gathered at UBC Okanagan to talk about water availability, forestry and aquatic ecology and how they are affected by forest disturbance and climate change.