News

11
Apr

22nd Annual SkillsBC Competition

Posted On: Monday April 11th, 2016

Come and support the Landscape Gardening competition at the SkillsBC Provincial competition.  Teams of two from local horticulture institutions will be competing for Gold, to then move onto compete at the National Skills Competition.  The National competition takes place in Moncton, NB, June 5th to 8th, 2016. This year we have 3 teams from Burnaby... Read more »

10
Apr

Wesley Hawley Memorial Award

Posted On: Sunday April 10th, 2016

The Wesley Hawley Memorial Award was presented at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s, School of Horticulture Scholarships & Awards Celebration, on April 12th, 2016. Congratulations to Scott Vigue, who completed his Arborist Technician technical training at Kwantlen ealier this year. Peter Brinson, HEBC Board Member, and Instructor at Kwantlen presented the award. Wesley Hawley Memorial Award Wes... Read more »

26
Mar

New Foundation Program – TRU, Williams Lake

Posted On: Saturday March 26th, 2016

Thompson Rivers University – Williams Lake Campus is excited to announce the first intake of the Horticulture Technician Foundation Program. This program will provide the foundation knowledge required to become a Landscape Horticulturalist. They select, handle and utilize trees, shrubs and ornamental plants and turf grasses for the design, development and maintenance of public and... Read more »

13
Mar

Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Info Session

Posted On: Sunday March 13th, 2016

School of Horticulture Information Session & Tour Join Kwantlen Polytechnic University for a tour of their facilities. Meet students, faculty, and alumni. Discover School of Horticulture’s programs, facilities, and resources. Register for this free event: [email protected] or 604.599.3422. Or for more informaiton, click here.

21
Jan

Red Seal Landscape Exam Prep Course

Posted On: Thursday January 21st, 2016

Have you thought about writing the Red Seal Landscape Horticulture Exam, but don’t know how to prepare? Course & booklet will provide; Scope of exam Interpreting the National Occupational Analysis Challenging exam content for BC candidates Horticulture math skills Exam writing tips Study Techniques Practice Exam – 50 questions Includes a booklet to help you... Read more »

2
Nov

Vancouver Island University – Info Session

Posted On: Monday November 2nd, 2015

Information session for the Horticulture Program, held at G.R. Paine Horticulture Centre.  Prior registration preferred, but drop-ins welcome, space permitting. Please RSVP by registering online here. For more information on the program, click here.

29
Sep

Bill Hardy receives BCLNA Outstanding Service Award

Posted On: Tuesday September 29th, 2015

Founding and current Board of Director of HortEducation.ca, was honored on October 1st at the BCLNA Member Awards Ceremony. “In the last few years, there has been some confusion concerning the difference between the Honorary Lifetime Achievement award which is awarded by the board of directors, and the Outstanding service award, which was formerly the... Read more »

29
Sep

Pacific Horticulture College – Info Session

Posted On: Tuesday September 29th, 2015

Their next full-time Landscape Horticulture Certificate Program starts January 18, 2016! Learn about the program, meet the college staff, see the gardens and bring all your questions to this information session. Please register for free by emailing; [email protected] For more information, go to http://hcp.ca/college-hcp/programs/

7
Sep

CanWest Horticulture Expo

Posted On: Monday September 7th, 2015

HEBC will be sharing a booth this year with the BCLNA, at the CanWest Hort Show.  Come on down to get the latest news on HEBC and ask all your horticulture apprenticeship questions. For more information on the Show and Seminars, visit www.canwesthortshow.com