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Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences Honours Colloquium

DESS students present results of their thesis work:

Shannon Bailey
Environmental life cycle comparison of fuels for space heating in Manitoba
Supervisor: Dr. Joni Storie

Geneva Cloutis
Towards an Indigenous-specific engagement process for environmental assessment in Manitoba
Supervisor: Dr. Alan Diduck

Savannah Eidse
A comparative policy analysis of community forest tenures in Canada: Lessons for Manitoba
Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Bullock

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2017
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Venue: Room 5L24 (Lockhart Hall)


Refreshments will be served.