Carl Charest (ALES), interim general manager, says the gardens were able to welcome more than 115,000 visitors without a single case of COVID-19 reported.
Mohammad Torshizi (Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) says grain transportation was a success during the first year of the pandemic, but might face some post-pandemic challenges revealed during COVID-19.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about the quietest wildfire seasons in recent years in Alberta as cold, wet weather helped keep any large blazes at bay during 2020. “Next year will depend on the day-to-day weather during the fire season, particularly in May,” said Flannigan.
Jennine Pedersen (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed about family-friendly, COVID-19 safe Halloween fun being hosted at the garden.
Jennine Pedersen (U of A Botanical Garden) is interviewed about family-friendly, COVID-19 safe Halloween fun being hosted at the garden.
Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) was a panellist taking part in a webinar exploring issues of food affordability, access and equality.
Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) predicts larger problems on the horizon, due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, for those suffering from food insecurity.
A team of Yukoners has published a letter in the prestigious academic journal Science, arguing that Indigenous principles and knowledge should inform a global strategy for recovering from the pandemic. Co-author Jared Gonet (Renewable Resources) is interviewed.
The COVID-19 lockdown brought an unexpected solace: Everyone, it seems, turned to baking sourdough bread. Michael Gänzle (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is interviewed.
Organizers for the Banff Pork Seminar have made the decision that the 2021 conference will be a virtual one. The seminar is co-ordinated by the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Alberta Pork, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and other Canadian pork industry representatives