G.R. Paine Horticultural Training Centre

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VIU Horticulture students in front of plants inside greenhouse

In Photos: VIU Horticulture program helps grow connections with Belize

August 22, 2022

Belizean partners come to Nanaimo to work on curriculum together Vancouver Island University (VIU) is helping Belizean institutions develop programs that teach students in agriculture and agroforestry programs how to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The university is leading an $825,000 institutional partnership under the Skills to Access the Green Economy (SAGE) program, which is... Read more

Business donations benefit VIU Horticulture program

Business Donations Benefit VIU Horticulture Program

November 5, 2020

Industry support provides VIU students with opportunities to investigate environmentally sustainable lawn alternatives and become certified Allan Block installers. With help from a variety of businesses, students in the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Horticulture Technician Foundation Program are in the process of converting an established lawn and garden area at the G.R. Paine Horticulture... Read more