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UAlberta Water Week

Mar 17 2014 (All day) - Mar 23 2014 (All day)

From the UAlberta Water Week webpage:

Saturday, March 22, UN Water Day is about what you will do in 2014 and beyond to promote sustainable practices in the realm of water and energy. The Water Initiative has expanded the celebration to a week of water activities.

Seeking Students for Student Run Events
The Water Initiative is looking for students to design and present projects during water week. Submit your proposals and we will help you find space and publicize your projects. Use your imagination and show how water is important to you and the world. Submit your proposals here.

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 27, 2014 by AEN

EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday

Mar 1 2014 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the second annual EcoLiving Fair & Workshops! Read more »

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east Trades wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 26, 2014 by AEN

EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday

Mar 1 2014 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the second annual EcoLiving Fair & Workshops! Read more »

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east Trades wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 26, 2014 by AEN

Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Workshop

Nov 4 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

From the CPAWS SAB website:

CPAWS is holding two Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) workshops for southern Albertans in order to:

  1. Provide an overview of the Draft SSRP and CPAWS' main concerns with the plan, and
  2. Provide you with a variety of ways to express your views on the Draft SSRP to the Government of Alberta, including writing a letter, attending a consultation session, or filling in a workbook
  3. Read more »

Location

Cowley District Hall
122 Cameron Street
Cowley, AB

Posted November 1, 2013 by AEN

Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Workshop

Nov 6 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

From the CPAWS SAB website:

CPAWS is holding two Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) workshops for southern Albertans in order to:

  1. Provide an overview of the Draft SSRP and CPAWS' main concerns with the plan, and
  2. Provide you with a variety of ways to express your views on the Draft SSRP to the Government of Alberta, including writing a letter, attending a consultation session, or filling in a workbook
  3. Read more »

Location

Bob Niven Training Centre
Canada Olympic Park
Calgary, AB

Posted November 1, 2013 by AEN

Oil Spills 101: Crude Truths, Corporate Spin& Community Organizing for Environmental Justice

Oct 28 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

From pipeline blow outs and tanker spills to train derailments, when it comes to oil spills, how can we protect our communities, and the lands and waters that we love? How can we push through the corporate spin and public relations campaigns to advocate effectively for our communities and the planet in the aftermath of these environmental disasters?

This workshop will cover the basics of oil spill impacts and demystify industry and government cleanup. It will explore some of the ways that we, the grassroots, can skill up and step up when it comes to community oil spill response and ecological detox and recovery. Read more »

Location

Room 262
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 18, 2013 by AEN

Free Workshop: Grassroots Remedies for Detoxing and Healing Contaminated Land

Oct 24 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of Sustainability Awareness Week at the University of Alberta, APIRG, in collaboration with Public Interest Alberta are excited to bring you this free workshop:

Are you passionate about growing and gathering your own food and medicine, but are concerned that the soils in your community are contaminated by heavy metals or chemicals?

Do you live in a place where industrial activity formerly occurred or is currently taking place and are concerned about the toxic legacies left behind?

From transforming vacant lots and wastelands into urban farms, community gardens, and wild spaces, to growing and gathering safe and healthy food and medicine in our backyards and wildlands, how can we work with the power of living systems to heal contaminated and damaged land? When it comes to environmental disasters, like oil spills, how can we skill up and help with the recovery of the communities, lands and waters that we love? Read more »

Location

Room 177
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 18, 2013 by AEN

Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 21 2013 (All day) - Oct 25 2013 (All day)

4 campuses. 5 days. 56 events.

The University of Alberta is gearing up to celebrate sustainability with its sixth annual Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), running October 21 to 25, 2013Read more »

Location

various locations
University of Alberta (Main Campus, Enterprise Square, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 15, 2013 by AEN

Air Quality Monitoring Workshop

Oct 7 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
Oct 8 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The impact of air pollution on human health and vegetation has become a major source of concern over the past several years. The quality of air, water, and soil directly and indirectly impacts human health. As such, air quality monitoring plays an integral part in determining the quality of existing air as well as enabling the management efforts for the future air quality challenges. Read more »

Location

University of Calgary, MacEwan Centre
Calgary, AB

Posted September 27, 2013 by AEN

Bike Month

Jun 1 2013 (All day) - Jun 30 2013 (All day)

June is Bike Month in Edmonton. Check out the Bikeology website for events throughout the month. The annual Bikeology Festival is on June 15 in Churchill Square.

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

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