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Calgary Anarchist Bookfair

Aug 20 2010 (All day) - Aug 21 2010 (All day)

Anarchism is not just about wearing black or burning police cars - it is about daring to envision and create a society that is more than the impersonal, corporate, consumer culture that we now live in. Read more »

Location

Calgary Rehabilitation Society in Bridgeland
7 11 Street NE
Calgary, AB

Posted August 5, 2010 by AEN

Greenpeace Basic Action Training

Jul 9 2010 - 7:00pm - Jul 11 2010 - 5:30pm

Greenpeace Canada is pleased to invite you to apply to be a part of our Basic
Action Training in Edmonton, Alberta on July 9, 10, and 11.

Greenpeace is in the midst of another exciting year of taking action to
protect the planet and we need to expand our existing Activist base to make
this happen. (If you would like to participate in Greenpeace actions this
training is compulsory.) Read more »

Location

Edmonton, AB

Posted June 18, 2010 by AEN

Workshop: Training for Social Action Trainers

May 7 2010 (All day) - May 9 2010 (All day)

Training for Social Action Trainers is an intensive training designed for experienced facilitators wanting to revitalize their work, new trainers wanting to inspire, teachers, community leaders, activists — anyone wanting to take their skills to a new level and learn how training can be used more effectively.

Visit Training for Change for more information or to register. Read more »

Location

Edmonton, AB

Posted May 3, 2010 by Anonymous

"A Taste of Permaculture" — Alberta Permaculture Convergence 2010

May 1 2010 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Full day of workshops, lectures and community building

Permaculture is a practical and scientific approach to designing sustainable human habitats by following nature's patterns to yield an abundance of food, fibre and energy.

According to David Suzuki...

"What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet."

What?

"A Taste of Permaculture" is a full day of workshops, lectures and community building, including:
  • "The Big Picture" keynote by Ron Berezan (The Urban Farmer)
  • Urban animal husbandry (chickens & bees!)
  • Permaculture & youth
  • Edible plants/trees for urban lots
  • plus 'Pecha Kucha' style presentations on garden design, farming and community building! 
  • Read more »

Location

Pleasantview Community Hall
10860 57 Ave
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 6, 2010 by Anonymous

Stewardship Training Workshop

Apr 14 2010 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Price: $50 for ALTA members; $75 for non-members

To register for this workshop, please visit http://www.landtrusts-alberta.ca/conf_2010.php
Registration is required.  Deadline to register is April 7, 2010.

This workshop will focus on the stewardship of conservation lands and differentiate between what should be done on conservation easement properties and what should be done on lands that are owned.

It will cover:

  • Baseline Documentation Report - why is is important, what it should include, when it should be prepared, and associated best practices
  • Stewardship Monitoring - why monitoring is important, what steps are involved, what should be included in a report, how often it should be done and by whom, and associated best practices
  • Stewardship Funding - why it is important, how to determine how much is needed, how to assess your current stewardship funding situation, and associated best practices
  • Beneficial Management Practices - what are the best management practices for conserved lands
  • Read more »

Location

Red Deer Lodge
4311 49 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted April 6, 2010 by Anonymous

Webinar: Greenhouse Gas Roundup — Part II: Agriculture

Apr 14 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If you're like many Albertans, you're probably asking yourself some pretty important questions about climate change.  The most overdue questions may be about soil not oil. For example:

  • How can agricultural producers participate in the carbon market?
  • Will international climate change agreements influence land use activities?
  • Could more land users be regulated for emissions reduction as seen in the energy sector?

Whether you're a producer, a regulated emitter, or just a concerned citizen, you will find value in this second installment of Greenhouse Gas Roundup — a three-part webinar series led by ELC Staff Counsel Adam Driedzic. No legal training is required and there are no dumb questions. Read more »

Posted March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

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