Several times per term, an individual from a BRAES partner organization is invited to speak in a BRAES faculty member’s class. Refreshments are served after the lecture to facilitate exchange between members of the audience and the speaker. All BRAES members and any other interested persons are welcome to attend.
Speakers for the 2023-2024 calendar year will be soon announced, please see below previous years’ presenters.
Enter the Incomappleux
Speaker: Dr. Craig Pettitt
Salvage Logging and Habitat Creation with Woody Debris: To Conserve or Not
Dr. Tom Sullyvan
2017- 2018 Speakers
Towards and improved forecast for Bidiversity under Climate Change
Speaker: Dr. Justin Travis, University of Aberdeen Scotland
Fall 2016-2017 Speakers
Managing Forests for Water and Enhanced Climate Resilience
Speaker: Dr. Antonio del Campo
Visiting Professor, University of Valencia, Spain
Monday, Nov 28, 2016 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | EME 1202
Winter 2015-2016 Speakers
Forest Disturbance and Water Yield: Results of long-term research in the Thompson-Okanagan
Speaker: Dr. Rita Winkler
Forest Hydrologist, BC Ministry of FLNRO
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | SCI 337
Fall 2014-2015 Speakers
Speaker: Dr. Götz Kaufman, Research Associate at the Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin, Thursday October 1, room and time TBA
Speaker: Louis Helbig, photographer, author and activist, Thursday October 1, 11:30 -12:30, Room TBA.
Fall 2014 Speakers
Speaker: Kelly Sherman, CEO ECORA Local Forestry Consulting Company) Host Professor: Adam Wei Date: Wednesday, October 29th 9:30-10:30 AM Room: EME1151
Speaker: Nelson Jatel, Okanagan Basin Water Board Host Professor: Lael Parrott Date: Monday November 24th, 11:30-12:30am, Room: ARTS202
Winter 2014 Speakers
Speaker: Dr. Denise Nielsen, Agriculture Canada Host Professor: Jason Pither in GEOG 370 Date: Wednesday, March 5th 10:30 to 11:20 AM Room: SCI 103
Speaker: Lucy Reiss, Environment Canada Specialist Host Professor: Ian Walker ENVI 550 Date: Thursday, March 13th 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Room: ARTS 206
Speaker: Dr. Rita Winkler, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Host Professor: Adam Wei in EESC 313 Date: Tuesday, March 25th 2:30 to 4:00 PM Room: SCI 103
Fall 2013 Speakers
Margaret Bakelaar, Environmental Planner at the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, October 18th, 11:30-12:20pm, EME 1202.