@urbansketchers Edmonton celebrates century-old @UofAALES horse barn at #UAlberta South Campus, capturing the charm and history of local sites through community-driven artistic research. Thank you to all who participated!
Michael Dyck (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is collaborating with researchers across Canada and the world to improve the genetics of the Canadian swine herd.
Stan Blade (ALES dean) leads viewers on a tour of University of Alberta’s South Campus agricultural research facilities. CBC also shares some interesting facts about South Campus.
Kerry Mulholland (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed as the garden announces its Luminaria programming throughout December.
Joseph Birch (ALES) has new research giving new insight into the value of fungal networks to older trees – More environmentally beneficial for functions like capturing carbon and stabilizing soil erosion. First to show growth rate of adult trees linked to fungal networks colonizing their roots.
Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) was a panellist taking part in a webinar exploring issues of food affordability, access and equality.
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.
New eating and shopping habits likely here to stay as pandemic measures ease, food economist Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology) predicts.