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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 - 3:45pm to Dec 31 2017 - 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
Apr 23 2016 - 10:00am to Sep 10 2016 - 12:00pm

VHF Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Grandview: Places Of WorshipSaturday April 23 & Friday August 19This vibrant neighbourhood has always been dotted with places of worship. Some remain, have changed hands, or are in transition. ...> read more
May 9 2016 (All day) to Aug 14 2016 (All day)

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
May 9 2016 (All day) to Aug 14 2016 (All day)

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
May 9 2016 (All day) to Aug 14 2016 (All day)

ONLINE - Organic Horticulture Specialist course
Gaia College
Going way beyond the idea of pesticide and fertilizer product substitution, you will understand the concepts of landscape health management as opposed to pest management, building a holistic decision ...> read more
May 9 2016 (All day) to Aug 14 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
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
Aug 29 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  on Monday, August 29, 2016.   The role of the BCSLA Board of Examiners is a general check on the Standards of ...> read more
Sep 12 2016 (All day) to Dec 4 2016 (All day)

Online Course: Selection and Propagation of Native Plants
University of Victoria
This course introduces students to the principles of native plant selection and propagation to meet site-specific ecosystem restoration objectives. Through a combination of class notes, selected ...> read more
Sep 12 2016 - 12:00am to Dec 4 2016 - 12:15pm

Online Course: Invasive Species and Novel Ecosystems
University of Victoria
This course examines the biology of invasive species, focusing on the life-history adaptations and dispersal strategies that contribute to their success at both the individual and population levels. ...> read more
Sep 21 2016 - 9:00am to Sep 22 2016 - 5:30pm

Urban Design – Theory and Practice (course)
Simon Fraser University
Our buildings and spaces need to fit our urban, social, and economic environments. This intensive urban design course draws from many disciplines—architecture, ecology, economics, engineering, real ...> read more
Sep 24 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Mid-Century Modern House Tour
Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Inspired by the innovative Modernist style, Mid-Century Modernism embraces clean lines and a close relationship with nature. In Vancouver we enjoyed a specific adaptation in West Coast Modernism ...> read more
Sep 27 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The September meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Sep 28 2016 - 10:00am to Sep 29 2016 - 5:00pm

CanWest Horticulture Expo 2016
BC Landscape and Nursery Association
The BC Landscape and Nursery Association is excited to present a dynamic offering of full day programs, 1/2 day clinics, and general sessions for the horticulture industry. From owners and managers ...> 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
Oct 14 2016 - 2:00pm to Oct 15 2016 - 6:30pm

BCSLA Regional Chapter Meeting and Social
BC Society of Landscape Architects
Mark your calendars! The BCSLA Board of Directors will be on the road to Kelowna this fall.  Volunteers and staff are busy making preliminary arrangements for this popular event.  The program ...> read more
Nov 9 2016 (All day) to Nov 13 2016 (All day)

Course at UVic: Urban Restoration and Sustainable Agricultural Systems
University of Victoria
Urban areas and agricultural lands are highly modified landscapes. In this course, we examine how an ecological perspective can be applied to restoring urban areas and approaches to agriculture that ...> read more
Nov 16 2016 - 9:00am to Nov 17 2016 - 5:30pm

Urban Design: Economic Fundamentals (course)
Simon Fraser University
Traditionally, there has been a significant gap between financial analysts and urban designers. This course helps close this gap by introducing the important relationships between economics and urban ...> read more
Nov 18 2016 - 9:00am to Nov 19 2016 - 5:30pm

Urban Design: Urban Vitalization (course)
Simon Fraser University
Urban vitalization is a process, which is designed to “turn a place around” and “take a place to a higher level”. How do communities embark on this process? This course will focus on key aspects of ...> read more
Nov 25 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:15pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The November meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Dec 13 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:15pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BC Society of Landscape Architects
The December meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Jan 2 2017 (All day) to Apr 2 2017 (All day)

Online Course: Restoration Ecology
University of Victoria
This course provides advanced instruction on the ecological theory underlying restoration projects, emphasizing the unexpected connections that can have significant implications. The material in this ...> read more
Jan 24 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The January meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Feb 28 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The February meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Mar 28 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The March meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> read more
Apr 25 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Board of Directors Meeting
BCSLA
The April meeting of the BCSLA Board of Directors will be held at Oceanic Plaza, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC ...> 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