The Acadia Mental Health Initiative (AMHI) recently held a very successful plant workshop in the potting shed at the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre to help students de-stress before the end of term exams and assignments.
The fruit of the Acadian Forest is starting to ripen much to the delight of the creatures who call the region home. One of the first wild berries enjoyed by birds and humans alike are that of the serviceberry.
Two students, one from Saskatchewan and one from nearby Port Williams, are this year’s recipients of the Arthur Irving Scholarships in Environmental Science for undergraduate students at Acadia University; academic awards that are among the most prestigious in Canada and offer students unique research and mentorship opportunities.
The Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens and Acadia University recently had the pleasure of hosting over 330 environmental educators from across Canada during the 2017 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication conference.