The K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre and the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens provide facilities for a wide variety of research, teaching, and community involvement activities, as well as a beautiful location for studying, meetings, or just relaxing. For a spectacular video introduction to the centre, click on the green Explore the K.C. Irving Centre icon located above, or click through the images below to get some quick insight into the research and other activities that occur in this remarkable facility. For a more detailed introduction to the research going on in the Centre, click here.  A twitter feed highlighting some of our recent research and learning activities can be found here.

Latest News

Sustainable Food for a Sustainable Future

Students in Dr. Alan Warner’s Community Development class, Sustainable Food Systems, have been using a K.C Irving Environmental Sciences Centre greenhouse to apply the knowledge they have gained in the classroom in a practical, hands-on way.

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Engineering Students Help Out the Acadia Seedbank

The casual observer does not usually associate engineers or engineering students with research activities in the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre, but that impression is quite incorrect. 

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Conference Season, Snow Days, and Environmental Research at Acadia

In late winter and early spring, the thoughts of 4th year Honours students turn to... thesis writing and conferences!

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