Items of Interest
BVRC Annual Report 2020
Throughout a uniquely challenging year, the BVRC found ways to adapt and continue carrying out its mission. Read our 2020 Annual Report for a summary of projects, seminars, workshops, and awards we have continued to support and present throughout the pandemic.
No Seminars during the month of April
There will be no seminars during the month of April.
Introducing: Toonie talks!
The BVRC has introduced Twoonie Talks as part of our ongoing successful seminar series. The lunchtime talks now cost $2 for non-members, but remain free for members.
Founding member profile: Jim Pojar
In 2002, the Bulkley Valley Research Centre was established as part of a local, grassroots effort to address the challenges of sustainability and community well-being during a time of rapid and unprecedented change. Fifteen years ago, the newly elected Gordon Campbell government was implementing...
Project profile: Shared Histories
The Shared Histories project examines the history of relationships between Witsuwit'en and settlers in Smithers. While it is widely recognized that Smithers is on Witsuwit'en territory, the experiences of the Witsuwit'en in Smithers are not well known. While Witsuwit'en people have always been...
Member profile: Pamela Wright
Pamela Wright lives and teaches at UNBC and resides near Prince George, but is slowly building a retirement home just outside of Smithers in the Call Lake area, which she retreats to throughout the year. She has been visiting friends and vacationing in the Bulkley Valley for 25 years and sees it as...
Partner profile: World Wildlife Fund
In December 2016, WWF-Canada and the BVRC convened First Nations, multiple levels of government, and environmental NGOs at a two-day workshop to discuss water sustainability in the Skeena watershed. The workshop was spearheaded by Jeffrey Anderson, WWF-Canada's Senior Manager in the Skeena region,...
Project profile: Skeena Knowledge Trust
The Bulkley Valley Research Centre is partnering with Skeena First Nations, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the Province of British Columbia to design and establish the Skeena Knowledge Trust (SKT). The Trust was born from the need to know what salmon-related...
The BVRC Encourages Scientific Curiosity at the 2016 Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair
April 13, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
On Saturday April 9th, twelve students were presented with the Bulkley Valley Research Centre’s Special Effort Award at this year’s Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair Awards Ceremony, which was held at the Northwest Community College in Smithers....
BVRC 2016 AGM: Commemorating 10 Years of BVRC Awards
March 18, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
On Monday, March 14, the Bulkley Valley Research Centre (BVRC) welcomed 30 people to its annual general meeting at the Aspen Riverhouse. It was an eventful evening with the BVRC commemorating the 10-year anniversary of two of its major research awards: The...
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