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Flash of inspiration

November 27, 2020 - The Torch

Alumni Bryce Jones (BSc ’16) and Angelique Ahlstrom (BA ’15, MA ’17) are part of a team growing a drone reforestation company to help in the battle against climate change.

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Rare plant thrives in campus teaching garden

July 23, 2019 - The Ring

A cluster of rare pink star-shaped blossoms will soon be blooming in UVic’s David Turpin Native Plant garden— planted earlier this spring by ethnobotanist Fiona Hamersley Chambers and her environmental studies students. The Pink Sand Verbena, a federally red-listed endangered species, was considered extinct in Canada until it was rediscovered in 2000 along a beach on the BC West Coast Trail.

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