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Maximizing Engagement 2010

Nov 9 2010 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Are you unsure of the best way to reach out to your community? Are you confused about when, if and how you can "advocate" for your cause? Tired of multi-stakeholder processes? Join us on November 9 in Calgary & November 10 in Edmonton for Maximizing Engagement 2010, a full-day workshop on engaging with members, stakeholders, and other constituents. Read more »


Calgary, AB

Posted September 23, 2010 by AEN

Lunch-n-learn Webinars: Grantseeking for Water Groups

Oct 14 2010 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Building on the basics from our Fundraising 101 lunch n' learn, this session will examine some of the funding available for water groups and projects.  We will bring in water funders who will share their thoughts on what makes a proposal strong and fundable.  Q&A with the funders will follow.

Cost: free with pre-registration - but you will need a speaker/headset and high-speed internet to participate. Read more »

Posted September 23, 2010 by russ

Lunch-n-learn Webinar: Fundraising 101

Sep 28 2010 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Are you new to the environmental field and uncertain about how to start fundraising?  Join Ecotrust staff for an introductory lesson on how to prepare to raise funds and where to look.  This session is intended for new staff, volunteers or board members of environmental organizations who need a primer on environmental fundraising and grantseeking.

Cost: free with pre-registration - but you will need a speaker/headset and high-speed internet to participate. Read more »

Posted September 23, 2010 by AEN

Peace Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) Formation Workshop

Oct 28 2010 (All day) - Oct 29 2010 (All day)

Alberta Environment is pleased to invite you to a workshop on the formation of a Peace River Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) as described in Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy. The two-day workshop will take place in Peace River on October 28-29, 2010. This workshop is the initial step in the development process of a WPAC that will report on the state of the Peace Watershed, lead in watershed planning and stewardship, and make recommendations to decision makers within the basin. Read more »


Peace River, AB

Posted September 20, 2010 by AEN

Upper McLeod River Information Session

Sep 25 2010 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Gravel Mining in the Athabasca Basin

Peggy Lucy, Keepers of the Athabasca

Cumulative Effects in Headwaters Regions

Tony Antoniuk, P.Biol., RPBio. ALCES Landscape and Land-Use Ltd.

Watershed Management Plan Upper Bow Basin

Rob Wolf, MEDes, P. Biol. Partnerships, Planning and Strategic Engagement, Southern Region, Alberta Environment Read more »


The Red Brick
4818 7 Avenue
Edson, AB

Posted September 16, 2010 by russ

Climate Action Camp

Sep 24 2010 (All day) - Sep 26 2010 (All day)

Organizing, Activism & Non-Violent Direct Action


Politicians talk a lot about climate change, but do nothing! Are you tired of all that hot air? Now, you CAN do something… Read more »

Posted September 13, 2010 by AEN

Alberta Green Energy Alliance - Strategic Discussion

Sep 23 2010 - 8:30am - Sep 24 2010 - 12:00pm

To register, contact Paul Cabaj at paul [dot] cabaj [at] gmail [dot] com or 780.716.4475 or Tim Weis of the Pembina Institute at timw [at] pembina [dot] org or 780-485-9610 x105.

On September 23 & 24, 2010, 40-50 people representing a range of interests will gather in Red Deer to determine strategy and membership for an Alberta Green Energy Alliance. 

The prospect of a Green Energy Act to reduce Alberta's reliance on coal and better utilizing our renewable resources provides the foundation for launching the Alberta Green Energy Alliance.

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Red Deer, AB

Posted September 13, 2010 by AEN

Webinar: Aggregate Resources - Gravel can be the pits!

Sep 22 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Are you dealing with an Aggregate resources project in your community? Want to know more about what your options are?

On September 22nd from noon to 1:00 pm join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel at the Environmental Law Centre, to find out more about how Aggregate is regulated in Alberta and what the important processes and legal issues in Aggregate extraction are. Read more »

Posted August 31, 2010 by AEN

Renewable Energy Class & Tour

Sep 14 2010 - 6:30pm

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta & Grant MacEwan University present:

Renewable Energy
The Path to Energy Independence
Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills


Registration Information

Class runs September 14 – October 26 (Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30pm)
Registration Fee: $250.

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta and the Grant MacEwan Institute of Environmental Studies presents a seven-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Solar Home Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. The class includes a Saturday tour of solar installations. Read more »


Room 7-139
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 30, 2010 by AEN

Water & Oil Sands Waterlution Workshop

Oct 25 2010 (All day) - Oct 27 2010 (All day)
  • Are you interested in learning of the challenges and opportunities to water management?
  • Do you want to learn how community engagement works in Fort McMurray?
  • Are you interested in learning how Alberta's water supply is managed in the oil sands region?

Purpose of the Program

The Water and Oil Sands Waterlution workshop is a two and a half day residential workshop that engages Canadian youth in dialogue surrounding current water issues in the province of Alberta.  This workshop, is in it's fifth year and focuses specifically on the oil sands region, where vast quantities of
water are used for Alberta's booming energy sector. Participants will look closely at corporate operations, the provincial government's policies, the engagement of First Nations and community leaders, and how these groups work together in managing water within this intensive environment.

The purpose of this workshop is to develop future leaders in water resource management and related fields. Participants will be flown from Calgary to Fort McMurray on a group flight departing the afternoon of October 25th and returning late on October 27th.

Please see the attached invite for more information Read more »


Fort McMurray, AB

Posted August 20, 2010 by AEN

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