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2021 Community Water Forum
November 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
An Ecosystem Approach: Finding shared solutions in a changing world
At this year’s annual Community Water Forum, we’ll hear from UBC’s Cluster of Research Excellence on Watershed Ecosystems – an interdisciplinary team of researchers and community partners assessing critical linkages and interactions in one of our local community watersheds.
Project leads will share their knowledge and expertise and introduce a collaborative, community-engaged research project in the Peachland Creek Community Watershed.
Director, Business Development Indigenous Community Engagement (Mitacs); UBCO Faculty of Management Alumna (2016)
Candice is a proud member of the Gitwangak Band from the Gitxsan Nation and is passionate about economic development in Indigenous communities.
Professor, Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences (UBC Okanagan); Cluster Lead, Watershed Ecosystem Science; Research Chair, Watershed Management
Cumulative effects of forest disturbance/land use and climate change on water quantity and quality.
Professor, Civil Engineering and Distinguished University Scholar; Executive Associate Dean, School of Engineering (UBC Okanagan)
Risk assessment of the cumulative effects and other stressors to the downstream community (water supply and environmental hazards).
Research Hydrologist, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations; Project Lead, Upper Penticton Creek Study
Risk assessment of the cumulative effects and other stressors to fish habitat/population.
Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies (UBC Okanagan); Canada Research Chair in Okanagan Indigenous Knowledge and Philosophy; Royal Society of Canada Scholar
Risk assessment of the cumulative effects and other stressors on Indigenous Okanagan Syilx values.
PhD Candidate (UBC Okanagan); Environmental Consultant
Integrated modelling on interactions in a changing environment.
Professor, Anthropology (UBC Okanagan)
Building an inclusive water governance model.