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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.

 

Citizens as Climate Leaders – A Film Screening and Panel with David Suzuki

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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Location

Room 1-430
CCIS - University of Alberta (Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies)
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 11, 2014 by AEN

Single day registration open for the Earth Matters environmental education conference

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!

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Posted April 11, 2014 by AEN

Heartland Generating Station Project - Public Comments Invited

Initiative: 
Heartland Generating Station Project
Deadline: 
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 »

Posted April 4, 2014 by AEN

Job Opportunity: Environmental Program Specialist, City of Red Deer

Position: 
Environmental Program Specialist
Application Deadline: 
4 Apr 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Red Deer

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 »

Posted March 27, 2014 by AEN

Be part of building the North Saskatchewan Regional Plan

Initiative: 
North Saskatchewan Regional Plan
Position: 
Regional Advisory Council Member
Application Deadline: 
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 »

Posted March 27, 2014 by AEN

Call for Delegate: Water Literacy Project Team, Alberta Water Council

Initiative: 
Water Literacy Project Team
Position: 
Environmental Sector Delegate
Application Deadline: 
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.

Posted March 24, 2014 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Multi-stakeholder Working Group for the Water Conservation & Allocation Policy for Oilfield Injection Review

Initiative: 
Multi-stakeholder Working Group for the Water Conservation and Allocation Policy for Oilfield Injection Review
Position: 
ENGO Delegates (2) & Alternates (2)
Application Deadline: 
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 »

Posted March 24, 2014 by AEN

Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project: Public Comment Invited on Draft Joint Review Panel Agreement

Initiative: 
Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project Draft Joint Review Panel Agreement
Deadline: 
17 Apr 2014 (All day)

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency invites the public to comment on the draft Agreement to establish a joint review panel with Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for the environmental assessment of the proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project in northern Alberta. Read more »

Posted March 24, 2014 by AEN

Leading Collaborations and Networks Course Registration Deadline

Apr 28 2014 (All day)

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

Weekly Sessions
Wednesdays 10-11 AM (MST)

Posted March 24, 2014 by AEN

City of Edmonton Master Naturalist Program Application Deadline

Apr 22 2014 (All day)

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 »

Location

MacEwan University - City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 24, 2014 by AEN

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