BUF – Farmers on 57th, Vancouver, BC For my first co-op term, I worked as an assistant urban farmer and horticultural therapy program coordinator at Farmers on 57th – a community supported agriculture (CSA) urban farm that produces organic vegetables and flowers. The farm is located in the backyards of George Pearson Center (GPC), a care […]
BUF – Royal Wood Tree Care, Delta, B.C. I continue with my previous co-op work term, working as an Arborist for Royal Wood Tree Care. Work can be disappointing when customers choose to cut down a tree because they do not want to deal with debris falling onto their driveway, or worst onto their cars. […]
This summer, I worked on my communication skills and dependability during my time at Horizons Landscaping, and I learned a lot about these skills as well as other helpful skills to use in my future careers.
For my final co-op term, I worked as a student researcher at the UBC lab CALP (Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning). My roles this term were twofold: to gather and summarize data from previous Coolkit findings, and to set up and document a surveying process for a neighbourhood in Surrey.
For my second co-op term, I was a research assistant in the Rhemtulla lab and UFORIA lab, and I worked on a project about the multi-functionality of community gardens in the City of Vancouver.
I am currently working in the City of Surrey with SNAP – Surrey’s Natural Area Partnership. While two other teams work on Outreach and Habitat Restoration, my team cares for trees.
I have been working at Capilano Golf and Country Club, one of the top 10 golf courses in Canada. Maintenance plays a big role in order to be in the top rankings, which is what I am responsible for.
BUF-City of Edmonton For my second co-op term, I have been working as a Forestry Technician with the City of Edmonton’s Urban Forestry department. I work under the contracts and policy division where I respond to citizen inquiries, conduct tree health and risk assessments, and investigate police reports involving tree damage. Special projects I have […]
BUF-Greenheart Treewalk, UBC Botanical Garden As a Naturalist at the Greenheart Treewalk in the UBC Botanical Garden, I get to bring a variety of people through the aerial suspension bridges while getting to talk about some of our native trees and plants. I did drop-in tours as well as field-trip groups and summer camp children […]