April 14, 2004: Environmental management at the GVRD

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      Wednesday, April 14, 2004
      Contact: Graham Seagel
      Tel: 604.984.1764

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—Four speakers from the Greater Vancouver Regional District will share their approach to environmental management of waters around Vancouver at a free public seminar hosted by the Environmental Science department at Capilano College. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 21 in the Cedar building, room 148, at 7 p.m. The College is located at 2055 Purcell Way in North Vancouver.

      Topics include: An overview of GVRD environmental monitoring and management programs (Dr. Albert van Roodselaar); The use of the Benthic index of biotic integrity in storm water management (Mr. Andrew Lewis); Receiving environment monitoring in the marine environment (Mr. Stan Bertold/Ms. Farida Bishay); and New tools for the 21st century for biological and molecular techniques (Mr. Paul van Poppelen). Those in attendance will have an opportunity to ask questions during a panel discussion.

      For more information on the seminar or on the Environmental Science and Management program, please call 604.983.7562, or 604.984.1764, or visit the program's Web site at www.capilanou.ca/programs/envsc/index.html.

       

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