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Biology Undergraduate students outdoors at UBC Okanagan


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Wildlife Calendars

In the year 2020, the UBC campus in Kelowna became virtual because of the COVID-19 crisis. Faculty and students operated remotely from their homes, in Kelowna, the Okanagan Valley, and across the world.

In celebration of this, rather than celebrate just the campus’ birds and insects as in past years, the 2022 Birds and Insects calendars showcase photos taken at various locations in the Central Okanagan.



UBCO Okanagan Biology Graduate Student looking through a microscope in Lab


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The effect of global climate change on natural and managed ecosystems, emerging infectious diseases, food security, species extinctions — these are all critical current global problems being tackled by our faculty and students.


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