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Ecocities Now: BCIT co-authors new book to help cities meet their sustainability goals

January 21, 2021

As part of a suite of efforts to support cities and communities on meeting their sustainability goals, Dr. Jennie Moore,...

BCIT South Wetland Restoration project brings education to life

November 4, 2020

Frogs, birds, critters, and the community now have a newly-built wetland to enjoy on the south end of the BCIT...

BCIT Forestry students win second place in the Technology Accreditation Canada Contest

October 28, 2020

Creating an award-winning report is no easy task, but recent graduates from the BCIT Forest and Natural Areas Management (FNAM)...

BCIT Centre for Ecocities receives international award of recognition for its positive impact

October 2, 2020

Congratulations to Ecocity Builders and the BCIT Centre for Ecocities (the Centre) for receiving the 2020 Incredible Impacts Award, presented...

Rivers are integral to all life: celebrating World Rivers Day 2020

September 25, 2020

Millions of people and thousands of events around the world will mark World Rivers Day 2020, either virtually or physically,...

COVID-19 contracted our environmental footprint by three weeks: Earth Overshoot Day 2020

August 20, 2020

When you think about global pandemics and environmental catastrophes, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and discouraged. But Dr. Jennie Moore...

BCIT Energy Team launches real-time energy use dashboard to advance sustainability

July 31, 2020

Saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions requires knowing where you started. Now, with the BCIT Energy Dashboard, the...

Master your EV etiquette: the Do’s and Don’ts of EV charging

July 28, 2020

We live in a rapidly changing world, supported by rapidly changing technologies. It takes time to develop social norms around...

BCIT alumna and restoration officer Mae Whyte says Indigenous knowledge is key to successful ecological restoration

July 22, 2020

Rolling green valleys, rivers teeming with rainbow trout, and roaming moose characterize this northeastern Canadian jewel—the Peace River Region. It...

BCIT researcher receives funding for sustainability research to benefit cities

June 9, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Jennie Moore, BCIT Director of Institute Sustainability, for being awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant from the Social Science...