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Job Opportunity:  Research Assistant – Soil Microbiology

Job Opportunity:  Research Assistant – Soil Microbiology

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Science and Technology Branch, Kentville (Nova Scotia) is looking for a Research Assistant – Soil Microbiology Closing date: March 2nd , 2021. More detail available at the links below. English: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1561438 French: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1561438&toggleLanguage=fr

Job Opportunity: Site Productivity Forester

Job Opportunity: Site Productivity Forester

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Lands and Forestry is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together they are working with […]

Job Opportunity: Chief Agricultural Science Officer

Job Opportunity: Chief Agricultural Science Officer

Ocean Regenerative Aquaculture is a seaweed business that will cultivate, produce, and sell products that replenish soils and stimulate plant growth and productivity. The Chief Agricultural Science Officer leads research and develops primary product applications for soil and plant biostimulants. This is not an entry-level position. There are several requirements for the appropriate candidate. For […]

Job Opportunities: Integrated Pest Management Field Technician

Job Opportunities: Integrated Pest Management Field Technician

Integrated Pest Management Field Technician Effective: January 1, 2021 Closing: February 15, 2021 or until all positions are filled Description: Integrated pest management technicians work in a team to collect pest (insect, mite, disease, and weed) information that is used to help growers achieve more effective pest control. Positions involve working outdoors in all weather […]

Profiling a Soil Scientist: Dr. Marieta Marin-Bruzos

Profiling a Soil Scientist: Dr. Marieta Marin-Bruzos

Welcome to the PRSSS’s interview series ‘Profiling a Soil Scientist’! Our goal with this series is to highlight the work of excellent researchers and professionals that are in the field of Soil Science and to get to know them a little better. With that in mind, Dr. Marieta Marin-Bruzos kindly took time out of her […]

Thesis Defence: Teresa Silverthorn

We are pleased to announce that our former PRSSS Executive Teresa Silverthorn successfully defended her Master’s in Forestry thesis! Thesis Title: The influence of forest management and spatio-temporal variation on greenhouse gas fluxes from riparian soils along headwater streams Abstract: Riparian zones, or the zones of interaction between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, have valuable ecosystem functions, and […]

BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

The BC Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) is a regulatory body which establishes standards for the competent and ethical practice of agrology in BC.  To support future agrologists in achieving their career in agrology, the BCIA supports two students with $1500 scholarships each year. Applicants must submit an essay that answers the question: What does Agrology mean […]

BC TRCR Virtual Mine Reclamation Symposium, September 23, 2020

BC TRCR Virtual Mine Reclamation Symposium, September 23, 2020

BC Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation: Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium Click HERE to be taken to the BC TRCR Website for more information. The BC TRCR Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 43rd Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium.  We have worked out an action-packed agenda for the virtual September 23, 2020 event […]

Profiling a Soil Scientist: Dr. Kira Borden

Profiling a Soil Scientist: Dr. Kira Borden

Welcome to the PRSSS’s interview series ‘Profiling a Soil Scientist’! Our goal is to highlight the work of excellent researchers and professionals that are in the field of Soil Science and to get to know them a little better. With that in mind, Hannah Friesen conducted an interview with Dr. Kira Borden. Kira is not […]

Job Opportunities: Northern Environmental Action Team – Digital and Information Technology Development

Job Opportunities: Northern Environmental Action Team – Digital and Information Technology Development

The Northern Environmental Action Team (NEAT) is excited to be seeking an intern candidate to head up digital and information technology projects. This is a temporary, full-time position that will develop the tools and frameworks to help us meet our mission and vision. Funding for this position is generously provided by the Government of Canada […]