The urbanecology.ca cash award is presented annually to an academically outstanding undergraduate student who is beginning a final project in the Restoration of Natural Systems program at the University of Victoria. Preference will be given to those who plan a career in urban restoration. We started the award in 2012 to honour Val’s dad, Valentin Schaefer Sr., and to celebrate urban ecology.
Here are the folks who have received the urbanecology.ca award to date:
- 2017 Robin Strong
- 2016 Andrew Elves [read his letter!]
- 2015 Jenny Hebb
- 2014 Amanda Cook
- 2013 Lexi Fisher
- 2012 Helena Mahoney