Alberta sees ‘historically low’ 2020 wildfire season; experts look at weather, pandemic as factors

Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about the reasons behind the quietest wildfire seasons in recent years in Alberta. “In terms of area burned, it’s one of the quietest years on record,” said Flannigan.

Can a pair of jeans kill the coronavirus?

Rachel McQueen (Human Ecology) is interviewed about fabrics that may keep the coronavirus at bay. She says,”not every technology that claims to stifle viruses will live up to its hype or translate seamlessly from sterile lab conditions to the imperfect real world.”

Kids get in free at the U of A Botanic Garden this fall

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is giving kids and students free admission for the rest of the 2020 season. The decision was made in part to help families coping with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Alberta Botanic Garden reopens amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Details and measures being taken to ensure a safe experience for patrons of Alberta’s largest botanical garden.