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.
29 Feb 2016 (All day)
From the Alberta Ecotrust website:
The online application portal for Major Projects is now open. Please review the guidelines and criteria before applying.
The heart of Alberta Ecotrust’s work is supporting the people and projects that effectively address Alberta’s most pressing environmental issues. We accomplish this primarily by investing Alberta environmental non-governmental organizations to more effectively deliver programs, projects, and results that advance their environmental missions within our issue priorities.
This program is designed to support more comprehensive projects that have the potential to result in substantial environmental benefit. The application process is more comprehensive and will be undertaken in two parts. These projects must be completed within a year. Maximum grant is $30,000.
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"1 person, 0 waste... 10 years."
10 years ago, a single individual took up the challenge to try a garbage free existence for a month. From that first experiment in sustainable living, Garbage-Free February was born here in Red Deer. Read more »
Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Part 1: Speakers
Robert Bateman, John Donihee, Paula Fairfield, Francis First Charger, Dan Fox, Brian Horejsi, Erika Almazi-Klaus, Anna Korwin-Kowalski, Andrew Nikiforuk, Kathreen Ruckstuhl, Charlie Russell, Thomas Serfass
Part 2: Film Festival: Unique films from Alberta and Elsewhere
Part 3: Art Exhibition: Nationally and Internationally Recognized Artists
Part 4: Banquet and Silent Auction: Entertainment by comedian Mike MacDonald.
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Feb 12 2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Municipal Councils and CAO’s and MLA’s are cordially invited to an information day on Solar electricity and Biomass energy for communities in Northern Alberta. Read more »
Springfield School Gymnasium
7701 99 Street
Feb 19 2016 (All day) - Feb 21 2016 (All day)
Treaty rights regarding natural resources are increasingly discussed in the media and within Aboriginal, legal and industry communities, yet the implications for government processes have received little attention. The Way Forward: Envisioning Treaty Rights in Modern Resource Management will examine the need and opportunity to incorporate treaty rights into Alberta’s natural resource management approach, featuring perspectives from First Nations leaders, leading researchers, lawyers and government regulators. Join us for presentations and discussion with leading researchers and practitioners.
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University of Alberta - Augustana Campus
4901 46 Avenue
The Climate Leadership Program is intended to engage keen citizens in leadership training to explore and drive low carbon activities in their workplaces and communities. It is a 5 weekend intensive program for folks 25 and older. It is to develop climate leadership in sectors outside of the traditional climate movement. Read more »