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Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking eligible candidates to join the Species at Risk Advisory Committee for a 3 year term starting December 2016. Applications are being accepted until November 10, 2016 . See the following details from the federal government's website. The Species at Risk Act (SARA) recognizes... Read more
The College is looking to fill the position of Executive Director. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a member or non-member to further develop the organization and its membership. For details on the position please go to posting .Read more
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The College is now accepting applications for the Applied Biology Technician (ABT) and in-training (Trainee (ABT)) categories. ABTs work in a team environment which includes RPBios and RBTechs. ABTs functions and accountabilities are more narrowly defined and focused than those of an RPBio and RBTech and will work under the... Read more
The College is pleased to announce that the newly developed College online course in professional ethics is now active! All College members must conduct their practice in accordance with the College’s Code of Ethics , and with consideration to upholding Principles of Stewardship . To ensure that members understand the... Read more
The College of Applied Biology is very pleased to welcome Mr. Tony Fogarassy, M.Sc., LL.M. to the organization as Lay Council member. Lay Councillors are appointed by the government by a Ministerial Order to ensure that the College upholds its mandate to protect the public interest. Lay members sit as... Read more
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See message below from the Acting Regional Manager for the Species at Risk Program regarding incoming documents. Greetings, This email is to inform you that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans will be posting several federal Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategies, Action Plans and Management Plans on the Species... Read more
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The CDC just released its annual rank and taxonomy update announcement. Please find attached the full announcement and the information below from the BC Conservation Data Center. 2016 Taxonomy, Classification and Rank Updates The 2016 CDC changes to taxonomy and Provincial Conservation Status Ranks for species, and changes in classification... Read more
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Please see the note below regarding comments on the Cumulative Effects Framework implementation from both the BC Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Forests, Lands, & Natural Resource Operations. Hi all, The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations and the Ministry of Environment are seeking feedback and comment... Read more
The first occurrence of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in western North America has been confirmed in a little brown bat ( Myotis lucifugus ) in Washington State. Although WNS is not known to pose a threat to humans, pets, livestock, or other wildlife, it has had a very significant impact on... Read more
The Wildlife Society is requesting applications for the Donald H. Rusch Memorial Game Bird Research Scholarship. This is an annual scholarship of $2,000 that is presented to a graduate student studying any aspect of upland game bird or waterfowl biology and management.In 2016, applicants must be registered in a master’s... Read more
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