Last month members from the Montreal Chapter, in collaboration with executives from the Concordia University Biology Undergraduate and Graduate Student Associations, developed and presented a multi-day conservation workshop at École Saint-Luc, a highschool located near Concordia University’s Loyola Campus. Ten classes of students aged 14-17 participated in the workshop, where artistic talent, dramatic performances, and interactive learning showcased the diversity of the natural world in a different light than many had encountered before. Led by Charles-Alexandre Plaisir and Arun Dayanandan, the workshop acted as a pilot project, with a much more extensive educational series intended for full release in Winter 2018. Read the rest of this entry »
Thank you to everyone who attended the Jackson Hole WILD On Tour event last night. A huge thank you goes to the Concordia Biology Undergraduate and Graduate Student Associations for help in setting up and advertising the event, as well as to the Concordia University Biology Department for hosting us!
SCBmontreal is co-hosting the Jackson Hole WILD On Tour film screening in Montreal with the Concordia Biology Student Association and the Concordia Biology Graduate Student Association. Admission is FREE. More event information and trailers below.
DATE AND TIME
Wed, 8 November 2017
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Centre for Structural and Function Genomics GE-110 (Concordia University Loyola Campus ‘Genome Centre’)
7141 Sherbrooke St W
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6
SCBmontreal is co-presenting a screening of the documentary Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective. This is a Special POV Magazine 150 Launch Event with guest speakers and is co-presented with Concordia Sustainability Action Fund and Concordia Greenhouse. Admission is by donation basis ($5-10 suggested). The venue is wheelchair accessible. More event information and trailer below.
Project Leader(s): Arun Dayanandan, Charly Plaisir, Jamie Allan
DATE AND TIME
Mon, 10 April 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Sir George Williams University Alumni Auditorium H-110 (Concordia University Hall Building)
1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O
Montreal, Quebec H3G1M8
Thank you to everyone who braved the cold and attended our Earth Hour march up Mount Royal on Saturday! A huge thank you goes to our fellow organizersWWF McGill, Redpath Museum Society (RMS), and Students’ Society of McGill University Environment Committee. We also want to thank our guest organizations: the Concordia Biology Student Association, the Concordia Biology Graduate Student Association, the Concordia Geography Undergraduate Student Society, the Concordia Political Science Student Association, and the Concordia International Relations Society. We can’t wait head up the mountain with you again next year!
SCBmontreal is co-organizing a hike up Mount Royal on Earth Hour this year to raise awareness about the issue of climate change with WWF McGill, Redpath Museum Society (RMS), and Students’ Society of McGill University Environment Committee. We will also be hosting the Concordia Biology Student Association, the Concordia Biology Graduate Student Association, the Concordia Geography Undergraduate Student Society, the Concordia Political Science Student Association, and the Concordia International Relations Society. It is encouraged to bring a candle as together we will shine a light on climate change.
Project Leader(s): Arun Dayanandan, Jamie Allan
DATE AND TIME
Sat, 25 March 2017
7:45 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
859 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, QC H3A 0C4
Thank you to everyone who attended the screening of David Lavallée’s To the Ends of the Earth last night. With over 250 people in attendance, a huge thank you goes to Cinema Politica Concordia (Ferrin, Ezra, and all else involved in the planning and presentation of the screening) for inviting as as co-presenters, Director David Lavallée for taking questions from the audience about his inspirational film, as well as our fellow co-presenters Divest Concordia, Climate Justice Montreal, Coalition Climate MTL, and the Concordia Biology Student Association. A big thank you also goes to Sustainability Action Fund Concordia for sponsoring the event.