Soil Celebration: 2015 Year of Soil (Free event at UBC Botanic Garden, March 5 at 5:30 pm)

2015 UN International Year of Soils: Sustainability, Climate Change & Society

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Kicking off their 2015 workshop series, the UBC Botanical Garden invites you to learn about safe soils in the City, the importance of soil to food security in BC and how soils are sequestering carbon and mitigating climate change.

Thursday March 5
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
UBC Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE

Douglas Justice, Associate Director, UBC Botanical Garden
Dr. Sean Smukler, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Land & Food Systems
Gladys Oka, Graduate Student, Faculty of Land & Food Systems
Kimberley Sutherland, Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Maja Krzic, Associate Professor, Faculty of Land & Food Systems & Faculty of Forestry

Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served. Wine and refreshments available for a nominal fee. Advanced registration required.



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