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Students travel to WDCAG 2017 conference

Students travel to WDCAG 2017 conference

From the President, Posted on: Mar 22, 2017

Western Division, Canadian Association of Geographers Every year a select number of Environmental Studies students pile in a bus, van or plane and head to the Western Division Canadian Association of…

ENVS Internship Photography Show

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016

Our 2016 interns secured great jobs in various places in Canada this year, ranging from Sable Island, Nova Scotia to Kitimat, BC, Alberta Lakes and Manitoba, and as far north as Alert, Nunavut.  During…

Did you know... King's has renovation plans?!

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016

King’s has plans for future renovations and is expanding the campus! There was an information session held last week to give students an inside scoop on what the future campus renovations and additions…

On the Road Again: Fort McMurray 2016

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016

The King’s Environmental Impact Assessment class and an Environmental Chemistry class hit the road north to Fort McMurray to visit Syncrude in Alberta oil sands. Along the way we made a stop at ALPAC…

Geography Conference and King’s ENVS students

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016

There were a number of Environmental Studies (ENVS) students (including myself) who drove west to Prince George, B.C. last weekend to participate in the WDCAG (Western Division, Canadian Association of…

Africa : Conservation agriculture and sustainable farming - Dr. Spaling

Africa : Conservation agriculture and sustainable farming - Dr. Spaling

From the President, Posted on: Feb 22, 2016

What does sustainable farming look like for African farmers facing climate change, water scarcity, and soil erosion? Conservation Agriculture (CA) is one way of improving food security for smallholding…

Solving the Climate Change Pandemic

From the President, Posted on: Feb 04, 2016

Written by Kara Letain, 3rd year ENVS Student Tackling a huge issue like climate change is an intimidating task for anyone. The topic of this years IS conference was Climate Change, and collectively the…

To the Oilsands

To the Oilsands

Posted on: Apr 06, 2013

 by Jeremiah Bašuri?Last November, the Oilsands Development course taught by Dr. John Hiemstra travelled to Fort McMurray, Alberta to experience first-hand what they have been learning about the oilsands…