Your Ecology Resource Centre

The Faculty of Environment Ecology Lab is your one-stop resource centre. We are here to support lab and field activities, courses, projects, and outreach initiatives. Available to you are field guides, lab and field equipment, documentation, and preserved specimens. We share our expertise in taxa identification and analysis, water and soil analysis, gardening, and other topics.

The Lab staff facilitates hands on learning through workshops, outreach events, project participation, and volunteer opportunities. Our outdoor classrooms along with the laboratory help students thrive in their quest for environmental experiences.


  1. Apr. 21, 2017Job Posting: Botanist with WSP/MMM group

    Botanist position with WSP/MMM group 

  2. Apr. 20, 2017Volunteers for Envirothon needed!

    The Faculty of Environment is hosting the regional high school Envirothon competition on Thursday April 20 here on campus. We need your help! Please see the list below and let me know right away if you are available to help us in this exciting event!

    Station helper for Forestry station: help station master administer test, answer questions, help mark tests, take group to next location. You will be situated in the woodlot

    Moderator for presentations: introduce teams to judges, ensure the presentations are keeping to time

  3. Mar. 7, 2017Job Posting: UW Urban Forest Research Assistant

    Job: UW Urban Forest Research Assistant

    Apply at WaterlooWorks, will be posted Wed March 8 & Thurs March 9 only!

    Hours:  8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

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Visit us:
Environment 1 (EV1), room 135

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519-888-4567, ext. 32646

8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday