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BCSLA Landscape Cafe - Adapting To Invasives

Organization: 
BC Society of Landscape Architects
Date of Event: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

BCSLA Landscape Cafe -Pre-Conference Event - April 23, 2015
Adapting to Invasives 
During the entire time humans have existed on this planet, people have been central to landscape changes in most places — from small individual gestures to large collective efforts. Through technical ingenuity, need, and greed, humans have become primary global shapers of ecosystem form, process, and composition, on a par with the forces of climate and geology. Humans have now converted 30% of the planet to agriculture, urban, and suburban uses, another 1/3 could be converted in the next 100 years. Ecosystem conversion is the driving force in the loss of biodiversity, particularly at the local scale. Cumulatively this can mean extinction of species at the global scale. Learn more about this on April 23, 2015 at the BCSLA Landscape Cafe.  Click here for more information and to register.    

Contact: 
Tara Culham
#450, 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8
Canada
Phone: 
(604) 682-5610
Fax: 
(604) 682-3394
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BCSLA Event: 
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