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Information & Events

Below is a list of general event postings and important BCSLA dates which may be of interest to BC Members and Associates. 

BCSLA provides information on events, activities and other items of interest for information purposes only. Unless otherwise specified, BCSLA does not necessarily endorse, sponsor, support or recommend any particular event, activity or item that may be included here. BCSLA accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of information provided by third parties regarding events, activities or any items that may be included here.

Dec 10 2015 - 3:00pm to Dec 10 2016 - 3:45pm

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation UBC Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation UBC Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
We would like to announce that through the generosity of the BCSLA members and firms a new yearly award of a minimum $1,000.00 has been created and endowed.  The endowment presently funded at $30,000 ...> read more
Dec 10 2015 - 3:45pm to Dec 31 2016 - 3:45pm

BCSLA Application Deadline
BC Society of Landscape Architects
All applications are reviewed by the Credentials Committee who makes their recommendation to the Board of Directors who will have the final approval.   The application deadlines are January 31 and ...> read more
Dec 11 2015 - 3:30pm to May 1 2016 - 3:30pm

Birthday Blossoms Cherry Tree Campaign
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF)
Gift a cherry tree for Christmas to the cherry blossom lovers on your Christmas List! Choose from 8 early-to-late blooming cultivars (see link below) to commemorate any special occasion and plant ...> read more
Jan 4 2016 (All day) to Apr 10 2016 (All day)

Ecosystem Design Through Propagation of Native Plants Course
University of Victoria
Professional Specialization Certificate in Ecological Restoration This four-course online certificate provides advanced ecology training with special attention to the unique conditions and challenges ...> read more
Jan 4 2016 - 8:00am to Apr 3 2016 - 12:00am

Ethical, Legal and Policy Aspects of Ecological Restoration Online Course
University of Victoria
Environmental restoration is a value-laden activity. It takes place within a societal framework of ethics, laws and politics. Ethical values influence which actions are considered appropriate by ...> read more
Jan 4 2016 - 8:00am to Apr 10 2016 - 12:00am

Principles and Concepts of Ecological Restoration Online Course
University of Victoria
This course introduces you to the practice of ecological restoration, starting by examining the physical and biological characteristics of ecosystems and the need to maintain and restore them. You ...> read more
Jan 4 2016 - 8:00am to Apr 3 2016 - 12:00am

Ecosystem Design through Propagation of Native Plants Online Course
University of Victoria
This is an advanced course on ecosystem design that considers the ecology and reproductive biology of plants when restoring ecosystems. It examines the principles and ethics of native plant selection ...> read more
Jan 11 2016 (All day) to Apr 17 2016 (All day)

Living Green Infrastructure Online Course
Gaia College
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and tools to assist professionals and practitioners in attaining a proficient level of competence in living green infrastructure, and for implementing ...> read more
Jan 11 2016 - 3:30pm to Apr 17 2016 - 3:30pm

ONLINE - Organic Horticulture Specialist course
Gaia College
Whether you are already a landscape professional, just beginning your education, or simply learning for personal enjoyment, this course will give you the knowledge you need to become a better ...> read more
Jan 11 2016 - 4:15pm to Apr 17 2016 - 4:15pm

ONLINE - SketchUp Pro course
Gaia College
In this unique course geared towards landscape applications we introduce a whole new integrated 3-dimensional design and modeling process. Whether your preferred medium is pen and paper or a ...> read more
Jan 11 2016 - 4:30pm to Apr 17 2016 - 4:30pm

ONLINE - Rainwater Harvesting & Management course
Gaia College
As an ancient, yet ever new practice, the harvesting and use of rainwater is fast becoming a major issue, not only in third-world countries, but also in more developed regions, and in particular, ...> read more
Jan 11 2016 - 4:30pm to Apr 17 2016 - 4:30pm

ONLINE - Systems Thinking course
Gaia College
This systems thinking course introduces ways of examining a problem in the context of a larger focus that reveals connections to the situation that must be considered if the solution is to be ...> read more
Jan 12 2016 - 12:00pm to Feb 15 2016 - 4:00pm

The City of Vancouver invites submissions for 2016 Urban Design Awards
City Of Vancouver
The City of Vancouver is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Urban Design Awards, which celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in architecture and design and contribute to creating a ...> read more
Feb 3 2016 - 8:45am to Apr 30 2016 - 8:45am

APRIL IS WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MONTH!
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA )
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA ) is making preparations for the annual celebration of World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM) in April 2016. The purpose of the WLAM program is ...> read more
Feb 16 2016 - 8:15am to Feb 17 2016 - 7:30pm

Canada BIM Council - Vancouver Regional Session
Canada BIM Council
Beyond BIM Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being used within many disciplines of the design and building industry. Our event "Beyond BIM" will examine through presentation and panel ...> read more
Feb 16 2016 - 7:30pm
Selling Vancouver to Tourists: 1890 – 1960
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As part of Vancouver Heritage Foundation's Evening Lectures at Hycroft series, Historian and Author, Michael Kluckner, will explore how Vancouver was marketed by the CPR and others as a tourist ...> read more
Feb 17 2016 (All day) to Feb 18 2016 (All day)

BCRPA's 39th Annual Provincial Parks and Grounds Spring Training
BC Recreation and Parks Association
The 39th Annual Parks & Grounds Spring Training is just around the corner! Don't miss this two day networking and professional development event for parks and grounds professionals! There's ...> read more
Feb 19 2016 -
8:30am to 11:30am

i-Tree Tool and its use in Canada
BC Recreation and Parks Association
The BCRPA is offering a special opportunity for Landscape Architects along with other Parks & Grounds professionals! The 2016 Provincial Parks and Grounds Spring Training will be held at Coast ...> read more
Feb 20 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Spending the Night: Vancouver's Historic Hotels
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As part of Heritage Week 2016: “Distinctive Destinations: Experience Historic Places”, John Atkin leads this walking tour of downtown Vancouver hotels, past and present, to discover the history and ...> read more
Feb 21 2016 -
9:30am to 12:00pm

Historic Stanley Park: From British Enclave to Urban Oasis
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As part of Heritage Week 2016: “Distinctive Destinations: Experience Historic Places”, Historian Maurice Guibord leads a walking tour and illustrated lecture on Stanley Park. After centuries of use ...> read more
Feb 23 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The monthly meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at the Oceanic Plaza ...> read more
Feb 23 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Researching the History of a Building at the Vancouver Archives
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
This workshop begins with an introduction by Historian and Author, John Atkin, using a Strathcona heritage home as a case study to illustrate the steps of researching a home to understand its past ...> read more
Feb 24 2016 - 12:00pm
Former Remand Centre: Converting a Former Jail into Community Housing
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Jonathan Oldman, Executive Director of the Bloom Group, and Naomi Brunemeyer, Asset Manager at BC Housing, will talk about the process, costs and community benefits of the 2014-2015 adaptive reuse ...> read more
Mar 1 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Researching the History of a Building: Vancouver Public Library
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Learn about the historic maps, images, directories and abundant online reference materials available in Special Collections at the Downtown Branch of the VPL. ...> read more
Mar 2 2016 - 8:30am to Mar 6 2016 - 4:30pm

Soil Conservation and Restoration Course (On Campus)
University of Victoria
This course covers the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils and their relationship to restoration. Topics covered include general soil fertility, importance of soil flora and ...> read more
Mar 5 2016 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

Heritage 101: Introduction to Heritage Conservation
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Heritage 101 is a comprehensive introduction to heritage conservation. Three professionals in the heritage sector deliver this all day workshop that covers theory and practice, the history of ...> read more
Mar 7 2016 (All day)
BCSLA Board of Examiners
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The Spring 2016 administration of the BCSLA Board of Examiners will be held in Vancouver at a venue to be determined on Monday, March 7, 2016.   The role of the BCSLA Board of Examiners is a general ...> read more
Mar 16 2016 (All day) to Mar 18 2016 (All day)

International Green City Conference
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) invites all those with an interest in improving cities to experience the fusion of green and urban at the 2016 AIPH International Green ...> read more
Mar 16 2016 - 8:30am to Mar 20 2016 - 4:30pm

Restoration of Freshwater Aquatic Systems Course (On Campus)
University of Victoria
This course provides students with a holistic view and appreciation for the ecology of aquatic ecosystems and a watershed approach to developing restoration plans. Topics covered include the ...> read more
Mar 22 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The monthly meeting of the BC Society of Landscape Architects Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza. ...> read more
Mar 30 2016 - 12:00pm
Taylor Manor: Creating Supportive Housing Inside a 100-Year Old Mansion
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As a part of Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Brown Bag – Lunch & Learn series, Mitch Sakumoto, Architect at Merrick Architecture, will discuss Taylor Manor, a 1915 Tudor residence last ...> read more
Mar 31 2016 (All day) to Apr 2 2016 (All day)

2016 BCSLA Annual Conference, Showcase & AGM
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The BCSLA Annual Conference is an excellent opportunity for landscape architects, interns, students, design professionals and key stakeholders, from the public and private sector, academia, and the ...> read more
Apr 2 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

BCSLA Annual General Meeting
British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects
The BCSLA Annual General Meeting is an excellent opportunity for landscape architects, interns, students and affiliates to learn more about the BCSLA. The AGM will be held at the Vancouer Marriott ...> read more
Apr 5 2016 - 7:30pm
How Streetcars and Real Estate Shaped Vancouver
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As part of Vancouver Heritage Foundation's Evening Lectures at Hycroft series, Historian and Author, John Atkin, will examine how today’s Vancouver is very much a product of a streetcar system begun ...> read more
Apr 16 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Vancouver Special House Tour
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Back for its 8th year, Vancouver’s unique architectural style will be back on display this April offering inspiration for retaining and reusing a common housing style. See how creativity and personal ...> read more
Apr 24 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Neighbourhood Zoning Walk: South Shaughnessy
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
In response to the outcry over “monster houses” in the late 1980’s, the City of Vancouver drafted RS-3A Design Guidelines for Shaughnessy between 37th and 41st Avenues, from Granville to Cypress. ...> read more
Apr 26 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The monthly meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza. ...> read more
Apr 27 2016 - 12:00pm
St. George’s Renovation and Restoration: Updating a 1913 Gothic Revival School
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
As a part of Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Brown Bag – Lunch & Learn series, Robert Lemon, Architect, and Neil Piller, Director of Operations at St. George’s School, will discuss the award- ...> read more
May 9 2016 - 4:15pm to Aug 14 2016 - 4:15pm

ONLINE - Plant Knowledge 1 - Natives course
Gaia College
This course provides an overview of plant and ecosystem relationships, through a brief review of ecosystem ecology, botany and plant physiology as it relates to choosing and planting a variety of ...> read more
Jun 20 2016 (All day)
BCSLA Board of Examiners
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The Summer 2016 administration of the BCSLA Board of Examiners will be held in Vancouver at a venue to be determined on Monday, June 20, 2016.   The role of the BCSLA Board of Examiners is a general ...> read more
Oct 3 2016 (All day)
BCSLA Board of Examiners
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The Fall 2016 administration of the BCSLA Board of Examiners will be held in Vancouver at a venue to be determined on Monday, October 3, 2016.   The role of the BCSLA Board of Examiners is a general ...> read more
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins