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.
6 May 2016 - 22:00
Environmental Projects to be awarded up to $100,000 through Grants in Gear Program
The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has partnered with Scout Environmental (formerly Summerhill Impact) to offer granting initiative, Grants in Gear, for a third year. The nation-wide program will provide funding worth up to $100,000 to Canadian non-profits, entrepreneurial groups and municipal/regional governmental bodies. Read more »
Apr 26 2016 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
The Pembina Institute and the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance - in partnership with the Calgary Chamber for Voluntary Organizations - invite you to discuss how energy efficiency programs can lower costs for low-income households, create jobs, and significantly reduce operations costs for non-profits — leaving you with more funds for your core services. Read more »
Kahanoff Centre, Room 208
105 12 Avenue SE
Apr 29 2016 (All day) - May 1 2016 (All day)
Skill Sharing Workshops • Conversation Cafes • Community Connections Fair
The 2nd annual Edmonton Resilience Festival consists of hands-on practical workshops, guided Conversation Cafés and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair. We will also have family and kid friendly indoor and outdoor activities and film screenings.
A collaboration between The Local Good and the Edmonton Permaculture Guild Read more »
Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Nature Alberta has posted summer job opportunities for returning post-secondary students". From the Nature Alberta website:
Nature Alberta is hiring post-secondary students for the following seasonal positions:
Click on the “job description” links above to see each position description.
Apr 1 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheryl McCumsey, co-ordinator for Pesticide Free Edmonton, will be giving a presentation about the harmful effects of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.
This pesticide is used throughout and around our city. The presentation will include how this is not being properly evaluated by Health Canada and what we can do about it. Edmonton remains the last municipality in Canada to use this for mosquito larvae. The event will take place at the University of Alberta Education Building South room 122. Read more »
Education Centre South, University of Alberta