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HORT 1104 Soils and Growing Media
HORT 1155 Introduction to Plant Materials
HORT 2355 Plant Materials II
HORT 3210 Applied Urban Ecosystems
HORT 4340 Wikipedia Project
HORT 4480 Society and Horticulture
HORT 4810 Applied Research Project
Popular Science at KPU Library
Kwantlen Seed Library
Pest management/ Plant health
Landscape design/ Urban ecosystems
Buds, Branches and Bark: A Guide to Winter ID in the Pacific Northwest
An OER collaborative project from BCIT focusing on key traits for identifying common trees and shrubs in BC.
Checklist from the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Biogeographic atlas of BC plants, including invasive and noxious species.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
KPU Plant Database
Maintained by the School of Horticulture, KPU
Native Plant Society of BC
Promote native plant awareness and conservation through maintaining a list of native plant species.
Plants Database (USDA)
PLANTS provides standardized information on vascular plants of the US, including distributional information, images, references and more.
Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Identify broad-leaved and conifers native to the Pacific Northwest, maintained by Oregon State University.
World Flora Online
Project of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation.
BC Ministry of Agriculture- Plant Health
Information on integrated pest management and pesticides in agriculture.
CABI Invasive Species Compendium
Open access encyclopedia of invasive plants and animals.
Field Guide to Noxious Weeds and Other Selected Invasive Plants of BC
Descriptions and images for all weeds legislated under the BC Weed Control Act.
Minsitry of Environment Integrated Pest Management
Pesticides and pest management information.
Pest Management- ATTRA
Many free resources for sustainable pest management.
Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation
Funds research into turfgrass production and golf and sports field management.
Guelph Turfgrass Institute
Research and extension services to members of turfgass industry.
Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation
Provides funding for research on Canadian turfgrass.
Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online
USGA funded research on turfgrass and the environment.
Western Turfgrass Association
Not-for-profit industry organization mandated to further education, research and the exchange of information related to professional sports turf management.
British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association
Industry organization working to serve BC’s nursery growers, landscape professionals, retail garden centres and associated landscape horticulture trade.
Canadian Landscape Nursery Association
National organization serving interests of growers, landscapers, and horticulturalists.
BCIT Centre for Architectural Ecology
Research integrating horticulture, engineering and urban design.
Landscape for LIfe
Landscaping ideas from Sustainable Sites Initiative.
Irrigation Industry Association of BC
Industry and training for manufacturers, dealers, and designers of irrigation systems.
British Columbia Crop Production Guides
Crop production information from Ministry of Agriculture.
Canadian Horticultural Council
Not-for-profit, national association that represents producers from across Canada.
Promotes organic agriculture and provides education, advocacy and accreditation for organic growers.
Organic Greenhouse Vegetable Production
Organic methods of greenhouse vegetable production, from National Center for Appropriate Technology.
International Society of Arboriculture- Pacific Northwest
Member organization for arborists and urban foresters.
Vancouver Urban Forestry
City urban forest strategy providing tools for growing and maintaining a healthy, resilient urban forest.
Key government sites
BC Ministry of Agriculture
Production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agricultural products.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Responsible for mitigating public health risks from animal and plant based products.
MetroVancouver Regional Food System Action Plan
2016 Implementation plan for the regional food system strategy adopted in 2011
WorkSafe BC Health and Safety: Agriculture
Resources and information regarding safe working conditions in the agricultural sector.
Agricultural Releases from The Daily
News releases from Statistic Canada's The Daily.
Census of Agriculture- BC Highlights
Statistics Canada's Census of Agriculture with a focus on BC.
Human Activity and the Environment
Statistics Canada's publication on agriculture and the environment.
Statistical Overview of the Canadian Greenhouse Vegetable Industry
Production, labour, and trade statistics from the Canadian greenhouse vegetable sector
Statistical Overview of the Canadian Ornamental Industry
Statistics Canada: Agriculture
Includes farm cash receipts, nursery industry, farm management, etc.
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