Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Upcoming Events

BVRC Membership Campaign (Centre Events)

Friday December 1, 2017  - Saturday March 31, 2018

Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Smithers, BC

As a member-based not-for-profit society, the BVRC would be nothing without the support of its members. We hope you will continue to be a part of the BVRC research community and the valuable research and monitoring work we do in the region.

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The understory plant community as an indicator of ecological recovery after logging (Seminar SeriesCentre Events)

Wednesday January 24, 2018  12:00pm-1:00pm

The Old Church (corner of First Avenue and King Street) - Smithers, BC

About this presentation

After a quarter century of monitoring plant community responses to different levels of canopy retention, we examined if higher levels of retention promote less change and faster recovery after logging. Most vegetation indicators did show more stability with higher...

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2018 Annual Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Field School (Workshops & TrainingCentre Events)

Monday August 20, 2018  - Friday August 24, 2018

Northwest Community College (NWCC) and various mine sites - Smithers, BC

Course Description

The course objectives are to increase understanding of metal leaching and acid rock drainage by showing participants the tools, procedures and design requirements; providing an overview of the underlying science and vocabulary; and presenting examples of best practices. A unique...

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