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Loosing Ground: Soil Scientists Raise Concerns About Potential Loss of Agricultural Land at Recent Workshop

Posted by Sara Dent on April 03, 2014

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April 2, 2014 – NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, B.C. – Concerns about the future of the Agricultural Land Reserve in BC were highlighted at a March 29th workshop hosted by the Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science (PRSSS), a non-profit organization for professionals and students in the field of soil science and land resource management. Themed on the intergenerational transfer of knowledge, the workshop drew soil scientists from around the province to discuss complex issues related to land use management and soil science, with a particular focus on the ALR. The workshop also honoured the life and contributions of Gary Runka (1938-2013), first … Continue reading Loosing Ground: Soil Scientists Raise Concerns About Potential Loss of Agricultural Land at Recent Workshop