BRAES values partnerships within the University and with government, non- government, community, and international organizations. Partnerships include activities such as joint research, funding agreements, student supervision, dissemination or application of research.

Below, we list a few of the groups with whom we have established collaborations:

Within The University of British Columbia: 

  • BC Regional Innovation Chair in Water Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability (Okanagan)
  • Watershed Science Research Group (Okanagan)
  •  Beatty Biodiversity Research Centre (Vancouver)
  • Centre for Applied Conservation Biology (Vancouver)

Non-governmental entities:

  • BC Institute of Agrologists
  • Island Conservation
  • Conservation Northwest
  • Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program (OCCP)
  • South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program (SOSCP)
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Water Stewardship Council
  • Nature Trust of BC
  • Get to Know FORREX
  • Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • Okanagan Basin Water Board

Canadian governmental agencies:

  • Environment Canada
  • Canadian Wildlife Service
  • Parks Canada
  • Agriculture Canada
  • BC Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resources Operations
  • BC Parks
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Department of Defense
  • City of Armstrong
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • Regional District of Central Okanagan
  • City of Kelowna
  • District of Lake Country
  • Okanagan Basin Water Board
  • BC Ministry of Agriculture
  • Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Alberta Innovates Technology Futures

International governmental agencies

  • US National Park Service
  • US National Forest Service
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • L’ Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (France)

Industrial partners:

  • Tolko
  • Tree Fruit Growers Association Dobson Engineering Ltd.
  • Ecoscape Environmental Consultants Ltd.