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    Tour Summary: Coastal Ocean Research Institute – April 2018

    A series of interesting talks and walks where had at EMA’s visit to the Fisheries and Oceans Canada facilities. Here are the highlights: Presentation Ocean Wise Researcher, Rhiannon Moore, gave a presentation about microplastics.  Microplastics are plastics less than 5mm in size.  They circulate in ocean and freshwater systems.  There are primary microplastics, such as […]

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    Nominate for the 2018 Emerging Professionals Award!

    June 13, 2018 | Terminal City Club, Vancouver The 2018 EMA Awards Celebration event will be an evening dedicated to recognizing and celebrating extraordinary achievements in environmental management by our members, including presentations of Award Plaques to member organizations and project owners, and Trophies to individual environmental managers. 2018 4th Annual Emerging Environmental Professionals The Emerging […]

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    Registration Open: 2018 Environmental Management Awards Gala

    2018 Environmental Management Awards Gala June 13, 2018 | Terminal City Club , Downtown Vancouver Register Now to ensure you don’t miss this year’s celebration! Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities are now open! Join us in a fun and celebratory evening as we recognize and reward our members who have made outstanding achievements in the field of […]

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    Recognition of National Volunteer Week & the EMA Board of Directors

    During National Volunteer Week (April 15-21), the Environmental Managers Association of BC recognizes the contributions of our volunteers for their valuable contributions to support the Vision & Objectives of the organization within the environmental sector. Are you interested in reaping the benefits of volunteering on our Board of Directors or supporting the organization without the […]

Event Recaps

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    Tour Summary: Coastal Ocean Research Institute – April 2018

    A series of interesting talks and walks where had at EMA’s visit to the Fisheries and Oceans Canada facilities. Here are the highlights: Presentation Ocean Wise Researcher, Rhiannon Moore, gave a presentation about microplastics.  Microplastics are plastics less than 5mm in size.  They circulate in ocean and freshwater systems.  There are primary microplastics, such as […]

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    Climate Extremes in BC: Presentation Slides Available

    We had a great turn-out for the Climate Extremes in BC talk on Thursday November 16, 2018.  Thanks to the speakers, who gave sobering and interesting talks, which sparked lively discussion!  Our next session will be the Annual Legal Update on January 28, 2018. Extreme climate variations in BC are continuing to have significant impacts […]

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    Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    What an electric evening! Thank you to all our members and non-members for their presence and special gratitude to the speakers from CMBC, Metro Vancouver, Green Sky, and La Farge at our Lightning Style Talk this week at Mahony & Sons. The EMA of BC hopes everyone in attendance enjoyed connecting over some very stimulating […]

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    EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 11th annual golf tournament on July 27th, 2017 at Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. Over 50 golfers were on hand for some great weather and friendly competition. The evening was capped off with an excellent West Coast BBQ buffet followed by the announcement of both the […]

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    2017 EMA of BC – Awards Gala Summary

    Despite the grey weather, the 2017 EMA of BC Awards Gala was a fantastic night had by all! The event was hosted on Thursday June 15 at the elegant Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, after the AGM. All attendees arriving to register were treated to an opening cocktail mingle kindly sponsored by Maxxam Analytics. Ever the […]

Why join the EMA of BC?

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The EMA owes much of its success to the dedicated support of our sponsors.   If you’re looking  for an opportunity to sponsor the EMA, give back to the industry, and get your company noticed, search no further, we have sponsorship opportunities to fit any budget   Get more details here.

Meet the EMA Board of Directors

The EMA of BC’s Board of Directors volunteer their time to guiding the programming and events of the EMA.   The Board consists of 18 dedicated individuals from EMA member firms.  Take a minute to get to know them!

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Other Industry Events

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    GreenTech 2018

    Green Marine is hosting their 11th annual conference in Vancouver, BC – May 30 to June 1.  They have put out a Call for Posters for this event: GreenTech 2018.  More information is available on their website.

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    UVic Spring 2018 Ecological Restoration Courses

    Mining Reclamation Course (5-day intensive; June 6-10, 2018) Mining Reclamation is an important and relevant area to gain skills. This course is scheduled every three years, so don’t miss your opportunity to take it this June (eligible for 36 hours of CERP credits). For fees and registration information: https://continuingstudies.uvic.ca/science-and-ecological-restoration/courses/mining-reclamation#/tab-1   Climate Change in Ecological Restoration […]

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    GeoEnviroPro Course Offerings

    GeoEnviro Training Professionals Inc. (GeoEnviroPro) offer a wide range of high-quality environmental seminars, workshops and training for novices to professionals wishing to improve their skill set. A Course List is also available.

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    ECCC: Storage Tank Regulations – March, 2018 – Information Sessions

    Environment and Climate Change Canada is running a series of sessions regarding Storage Tank Regulations focusing on 2017 amendments.  More information and registration is available.

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    CWRA Call for Abstracts

    The Canadian Water Resources Association’s 71st National Conference in Victoria, BC. The conference is from May 28th to June 01, 2018, and they are interested in bringing together a diverse group of water and environmental professionals.  Please view their Call for Abstracts.