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Thursday, September 23, 2021

We are open!

We are very excited to help our ENV community! The Lab facility is open Monday - Friday, 9-4pm except over lunch hour 12-1pm. All services are available, from equipment loans, course activities and help with experiments and projects!

Welcome back to your Ecology Teaching lab!

Anne, Bev, Georgia, Riley & Siobhan

Thursday, January 21, 2021

WWF Go Wild funding!

We are excited to announce that in partnership with the UW Sustainability office we have received the WWF Go Wild grant! This spring, as a part of ENVigorate we’ll be running virtual native plant container gardening workshop. Stay tuned for more details to come.

Monday, November 30, 2020

WSP is hiring Ecologists!

Note these postings are closed

Sharing with you ecologist positions that are posted with WSP consulting!

Intermediate Terrestrial Ecologist (1 year contract, based in Kitchener)

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Ecology Lab is operational!

The Ecology Lab is operational! In accordance with UW safety protocols, we are open to provide essential field and lab services to students! Please contact us to arrange for access, we are here to help!

Contact the Lab Manager, Anne at

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Remote Lab Services

Although the lab is closed, we are working remotely and available to help with your field and lab requirements! Please see our contact information to reach out to us. If you are in need of equipment or field guides, please browse through our equipment list, then fill in our equipment user agreement. Anne will contact you to arrange curbside pickup.

If you have equipment from previous terms that you would like to return, please contact Anne to arrange for a drop-off!


Monday, March 30, 2020

Experiential Learning thrives!

Although the lab facility is closed and we are all working remotely, it is still important to continue learning about ecology, spending time outdoors, and enjoying nature! Here are some of our tips on how to stay connected to nature in isolation. Stay tuned for the weekly nature series for information, tips and DIY!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

End of term Lab closure notice

The Ecology lab will be closed for end of term maintenance from Monday April 29-Friday May 3, 2019. There will not be any services available and lab space will not be available so please plan accordingly for equipment loan and analysis.

Thank you for understanding

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Building Shutdown this August

The Environment 1 building will be shutdown for a major electrical upgrade next month. The lab assistants can be found working in EV2-2021 and in the naturalized gardens from August 7-17. There will be no access to lab facilities and related equipment, nor field equipment during this time. Please plan for field and lab work accordingly. We can work with you to gather equipment in advance of this shutdown.

Bev and Anne will be working remotely and can be accessed via email.