UFV holds session on climate change

The event is held on Thursday, Feb. 18 as part of the Alumni Expert Speaker Series

The Alumni Expert Speaker Series at University of the Fraser Valley focuses on climate change and eco-advocacy on Thursday, Feb. 18.

The free session begins at 2:30 p.m. in room B101 at the Abbotsford campus, and the public is welcome.

The event will highlight some of the actions being taken and discuss ways to make an environmental difference in the community.

The host will be Pat Harrison of the UFV biology department, and the event will bring together alumni, faculty, and students to share their stories about how they experience the effects of climate change and advice on how to be an eco-advocate.

Guest panelists are: Sheena Adams, the regional energy project coordinator at Arctic Energy Alliance; Alyssa Bougie, the sustainability coordinator assistant for UFV facilities management; Jillian Hanson-Carlson, a green building coordinator at Light House Sustainable Consulting; and Ashleigh Yakemchuk, the principal investigator at the Agricultural Center of Excellence in Sustainability.