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Course Calendar 2012 - 2013
Course Calendar DESS 2012 - 2013
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Courses to Highly Consider

  1. ENV-4614-001 Critical Environmental Issues: Solid Waste Technology and Management Fall 2017 Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:15 pm.

  2. ENV-4614-050/GBIO-7614-050 Critical Environmental Issues: Ecology and Management of Species at Risk in MB Fall 2017 Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 pm.

  3. ENV-3025/UIC-3025 Issues in Sustainable Cities Fall 2017 Fridays 12:45-3:45 pm.

  4. ENV-3602-001 Environmental Governance Fall 2017 Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00-11:15 am.

  5. ENV-3606-001 Environment and Business Fall 2017 Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00-2:15 pm.

  6. ENV-3608-050 Forest Wildlife Management Winter 2018 Tuedays 6:00-9:00 pm.

  7. ENV-3612-001 Environmental Impact of Agriculture Winter 2018

The Catherine Sosiak Memorial Scholarship

The Catherine Sosiak Memorial Scholarship is provided by Evelyn and Leonard Etkin in memory of Catherine Sosiak, ardent environmentalist. The worthy student will be one who has demonstrated devotion to and active participation in environmental issues.

As you fill out this application, remember that the Awards Committee is looking for well-rounded students who are actively engaged in environmental issues.

You may be eligible if you meet the following criteria:
• Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (B)
• Be enrolled at The University of Winnipeg on either full-time or part-time status.

Deadline: Monday October 31th, 2016.

Please submit your completed application to:
Tania Guevara (Department Assistant, Environmental Studies and Sciences)
Office: 5L02

Phone: (204) 786-9278
Silver Ring

The Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF), Canada's professional organization of foresters and leading voice for the forest industry, has recognized the University of Winnipeg's Forest Ecology and Forest Policy and Management streams of the Environmental Studies Program. This highly sought recognition will allow University of Winnipeg graduates the prestige associated with a forestry baccalaureate program, giving students a competitive edge and the specialized skills needed to work in the forest industry or associated profession. University of Winnipeg is the only four-year university program in the province that has earned CIF recognition.

The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences hosted its third "Silver Ring Award Ceremony" for graduates of Forest Ecology and Forest Policy and Management streams on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Fifteen graduates completed their degrees and received their rings from Brad Epp from the Canadian Institute of Forestry and Kristen Malec from the Manitoba Forestry Association. Congratulations to the following graduates:
Jennifer Berger, Brian Brunen, Nicole Dick, Heather Konopski, Kayla Maxwell, Tatiana Moroz, Nia Perron, Kate Peterson, Johanna Robson, Christine Ryckman, Lauren Shinnimin Holly Swart, Sarah Thorarinson, Meagan Warkentin and Zabrina Yaremko.


Back Row (from left):
Brian Brunen, Kristen Malec (Resource Extension Officer, Manitoba Forestry Association), Kayla Maxwell, Brad Epp (Chair, Canadian Institute of Forestry), Nicole Dick, Dr. Richard Westwood (Chair, DESS)
Front Row (from left):
Alisa Ramrattan (Director, Forestry and Peatlands at Government of Manitoba), Zabrina Yaremko, Tatiana Moroz, Heather Konopski, Meagan Warkentin, Holly Swart, Sarah Thorarinson, Dr. Annette Trimbee (President, University of Winnipeg)
Jennifer Berger, Nia Perron, Kate Peterson, Johanna Robson, Christine Ryckman, Lauren Shinnimin