Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers, we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Aug. 21, 2017In the media: From oilsands mine to wetland: Is Syncrude's reclamation experiment working?ENV in the media logo

    "Syncrude declined to say how much it has invested in Sandhill Fen. But it is estimated that oil companies would have to spend between $4.3 billion and $12.9 billion to reclaim all the oilsands wetlands."

  2. Aug. 4, 2017In the media: ICCA and City of Burlington partner on home flood protection programENV in the media logo

    "As Burlington residents mark the third anniversary of a devastating flood, the city has been chosen to be the pilot for a flood prevention initiative."

  3. Aug. 3, 2017Burlington chosen to pilot ENV-led Home Flood Protection ProgramHome Flood Protection Plan Logo

    In a bid to help homeowners cope with increased flooding due to climate change, The Faculty of Environment, Province of Ontario and City of Burlington announced are launching the Home Flood Protection Program.

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  1. Sep. 18, 2017Fall 2017 Leadership Breakfast SeriesFall 2017 Leadership Breakfast Series

    Join us for the third annual Leadership Breakfast Series, an initiative of the Faculty of Environment giving first-year Environment students the opportunity to connect with and learn from alumni through discussion and networking over breakfast.

  2. Sep. 30, 20172017 Environment Reunion Program Black and white image of university students in an old automobile

    Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 30, 2017 for Reunion 2017. Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and profs, and relive your fond campus memories.

  3. Sep. 30, 2017Planning 25 Year Class ReunionClass photo, Planning 1992

    Whether you graduated from the co-op stream in '92 or the regular stream in '91, join your former classmates at Reunion 2017 to reconnect, reunite, and recreate your class photo!

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