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Soil Health Educator with the Soil Health Institute

Soil Health Educator with the Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil, is seeking a Soil Health Educator located in Canada. The successful candidate will co-lead development and implementation of educational programs for farmers and agronomists to enhance adoption of regenerative soil health systems that will include virtual […]

Call for papers by NSE journal – COVID-19 Forced Rapid Changes in Education, but Which Changes Should We Keep?

Scope As we look ahead to the 2021/2022 academic year and beyond, we begin to imagine how to successfully adapt courses for online and/or hybrid delivery, while continuing to offer learning experiences for our students that are as high quality as possible. The upcoming 2022 special section of the Natural Sciences Education (NSE) journal will […]

Vancouver has proclaimed December 5th as Vancouver Soil Day!
Cover Crop Data Base Contractor

Cover Crop Data Base Contractor

The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries is seeking the services of a contractor that can compile a database documenting cover crop species and their characteristics. The database should be designed to help inform crop managers as to the ideal cover crop to incorporate into their regiment based on operation objectives. Please see this […]

Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tailings, the waste materials from metalliferous mining activities, are very poor in nutrients and organic matter. Application of stable soil amendments to mine tailings increases […]

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tree restoration has been identified as an effective and affordable capture carbon strategy to help limit global warming to 1.5 °C by 2050. Trees planted […]

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Project Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the Plant-Microbe Lab under the supervision of Dr. Malinda Thilakarathna at the University of Alberta. Our current research program is focused on beneficial microorganisms, soil amendments, biotic and abiotic factors on field crop production and soil health. Key Responsibilities: The candidate will be part of a collaborative […]

Event: SABS Conference on Contaminated Sites

Event: SABS Conference on Contaminated Sites

The Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) in British Columbia is pleased to announce our 11th Annual Conference on Contaminated Sites, which will be hosted in conjunction with GeoEnviroPro Training Professionals Inc. Over the past ten years, the SABCS conferences and workshops have brought together speakers and participants from industry, government, and academia to share innovation, […]

Data Analyst/Soil Scientist for Integral Ecology Group

Integral Ecology Group is looking for a qualified candidate to serve as the full-time soil scientist and data analyst for their upcoming projects.  Compensation will be commensurae with experience and education. Position Description The position primarily entails soil-focused ecological assessments of reclaimed and natural areas. Though significant learning can happen on the job, the applicant […]

Water Leader and Special Projects Coordinator with POLIS

Water Leader and Special Projects Coordinator with POLIS

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is looking for qualified individuals to work as Water Leaders and Special Projects Coordinator. Preference will be given to candidates based in Victoria or on Vancouver Island. Application deadline is September 2nd, 2021.   More information about the position can be found here