Soil Celebration: 2015 UN International Year of Soil

Kicking off their 2015 workshop series, the UBC Botanical Garden invites the community to learn about safe soils in the city, the importance of soil to food security in B.C. and how soils are sequestering carbon and mitigating climate change.

Speakers will include Douglas Justice, associate director, Botanical Garden; Sean Smukler, assistant professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems; Gladys Oka, graduate student, Faculty of Land and Food Systems; Kimberley Sutherland, regional agrologist, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture; and Maja Krzic, associate professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems and Faculty of Forestry.

Date:    March 5, 2015
Time:    5:30– 7:30 p.m.
Place:   UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Info:     Free admission. Register here.