The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of groups throughout the province dedicated to helping preserve and protect Alberta's environment. The AEN's purpose is to facilitate the sharing of information & resources among member groups, and to assist them in taking common action. AEN also promotes awareness of environmental issues & activities with stakeholders & the general public. AEN facilitates member group meetings and the participation of member groups in meetings and consultation with government and/or industry. Check out Field Notes for the latest news, events & action alerts from the AEN & our member groups.
Apr 22 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
This event is the local premiere of the film Climate Change in Atlantic Canada and will be followed by a panel entitled "Citizens as Climate Leaders" with Dr. David Suzuki, researcher, Dr. Ian Mauro, filmmaker, and Eriel Deranger, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. Dialogue will focus on the kinds of leadership needed to face our collective future in a time of climate change, and how to learn, practice, and share this leadership.
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CCIS - University of Alberta (Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies)
Our friends at ACEE sent along this note regarding their upcoming environmental education conference:
If you are interested in attending Earth Matters but can't make it for the entire conference, you will be pleased to know that single day conference registrations are now available! Read more »
Heartland Generating Station Project
22 Apr 2014 (All day)
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Heartland Generating Station Project, located in Alberta. To assist in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. Read more »
Environmental Program Specialist
4 Apr 2014 (All day)
The City of Red Deer is always on the hunt for talented and success driven people. We offer a great work environment with the opportunity to work with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.
We are currently seeking the right person to fill the position of Environment Program Specialist. The successful candidate will act as a resource for environmental programming in Red Deer. Duties include conducting research, developing and implementing programs, communicating environmental messages, and responding to inquiries. Read more »
North Saskatchewan Regional Plan
Regional Advisory Council Member
23 Apr 2014 (All day)
The Government of Alberta is looking for individuals who live, work, play and have an interest in the North Saskatchewan region to become members of the Regional Advisory Council for the North Saskatchewan Regional Plan. Council members are appointed by Cabinet and will be led by a Chair who represents the Government of Alberta. Read more »
Water Literacy Project Team
Environmental Sector Delegate
11 Apr 2014 - 17:00
The purpose of this initiative is to enhance knowledge and provide recommendations for improved water literacy in Alberta. The project team will be developing a definition for water literacy; an inventory of existing programs and products for water literacy in Alberta; a review and evaluation of water literacy best practices from other jurisdictions; an assessment of water literacy levels among Albertans; and propose recommendations for improving water literacy in Alberta.
Multi-stakeholder Working Group for the Water Conservation and Allocation Policy for Oilfield Injection Review
ENGO Delegates (2) & Alternates (2)
11 Apr 2014 - 17:00
The Government of Alberta is currently undertaking a process to update the Water Conservation and Allocation Policy for Oilfield Injection (2006). The policy is being updated to meet a public commitment to review the policy and to address new and emerging water use issues in the upstream oil and gas sector. Read more »
From the Alberta Ecotrust website:
Grow your leadership skills and confidence through this seven week series
Leading a collaboration, coalition or network is very different from leading a single organization or team. With generous support from Alliance Pipeline, Alberta Ecotrust is partnering with the Institute for Conservation Leadership to offer a seven week course to help nonprofits meet the challenges of cooperative work.
The Leading Collaborations and Networks course will enhance your effectiveness as a leader with new skills, self-awareness, and perspective on what it takes to successfully lead collaborative initiatives.
May 7 - June 18, 2013
Wednesdays 10-11 AM (MST)
Join the City’s Master Naturalist Program and become a steward of Edmonton’s natural areas
Edmonton's natural areas have tremendous ecological, social, educational and economic value. To preserve this value, it is up to us as a community to be good stewards of these ecologically-rich areas!
But keeping these natural areas clean, safe and sustainable is a big job, which is one of the reasons the City of Edmonton’s Office of Biodiversity created the Master Naturalist Program. The program teaches interested Edmontonians more about the ecology of our city and how they can help preserve and steward natural areas. Read more »
MacEwan University - City Centre Campus