2017 events

This year brings us many opportunities to connect with our regional, national, and international communities. We hope that you'll be able to join us for one of our upcoming events.


Canadian biospheres agm and Co-Building Reconciliation event

June 18 to 22, 2017

Manicouagan-Uapiska Biosphere Reserve - Baie-Comeau, Quebec

Chief Michael Recalma of Qualicum First Nation and Sarah Lumley, Interim MABR Coordinator, will be attending the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Biosphere Reserve Association (CBRA) and Co-Building Sustainability and Reconciliation Event in Baie-Comeau, Quebec. The event is being hosted by the and will involve biosphere reserve representatives, academics, and Indigenous partners from across the country in a series of workshops and knowledge sharing activities to explore how biosphere reserves can become a driving force for both conservation and reconciliation in Canada.


MABRRI 3rd Anniversary BBQ

August 11, 2017 10AM - 2PM

Picnic Shelter S-1, Rathtrevor Provincial Park

You are invited to join our team in celebrating the 3rd anniversary of VIU's Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI)! MABRRI wouldn't exist without the generous support of the MABR community, so we would like to share our appreciation with all of you in a place that is dear to us all. We will provide games, snacks and lunch for all participantsWe hope to see you there!

RSVP  here or email ashleyvan.acken@viu.ca.

RSVP  here or email ashleyvan.acken@viu.ca.