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    Sask Polytech helps with oil spill clean up

    Sask Polytech helps with oil spill clean up

    Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2016

    After 250,000 litres of crude oil and other material leaked into the North Saskatchewan River in July, the whole province, with consultants and experts from across Canada joined together to lend their expertise. One of those experts was Saskatchewan Polytechnic's School of Natural Resources and Built Environment aquatics instructor, Darcy Lightle.

    tags: News, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity


    Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership behind Hannin Creek Educational Facility wins silver medal

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership behind Hannin Creek Educational Facility wins silver medal

    Communications and Marketing - July 6, 2016

    July 6, 2016 - It is a relationship that began through a shared desire to maintain and build upon the educational, applied research and conservation efforts at the Hannin Creek Educational Facility, located north of Prince Albert. Now it's an award-winning partnership.

    tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


    Cultivating meaningful connections at the Hannin Creek Educational Facility

    Cultivating meaningful connections at the Hannin Creek Educational Facility

    Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2016

    Partnership between Sask Polytech and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation celebrated at international event Six years ago, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) joined forces to renovate and enhance the site at Hannin Creek, just north of Prince Albert on the shores of Candle Lake. Since then, their partnership has bloomed into a handful of new alliances, allowing people from across the province to enjoy the natural beauty of the site, participate in educational workshops and build lifelong memories.

    tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


    Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

    Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

    Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2016

    Project funded by the Office of Applied Research and Innovation For Natural Resources Technology instructor Ryan Galbraith and Dr. Nirmil Subedi, a Forest Economist from Natural Resources Canada, the goal was simple: help make large-scale environmental data more useful at the local level. The result is the Climate Change Adaption Tool, which provides farmers and local communities with the environmental data they need to make planting and development decisions.

    tags: Applied Research, Library, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


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