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YEP (Edmonton) Event: Mark Anielski — Genuine Wealth

May 13 2009 - 5:30pm



YEP-Edmonton is very excited to welcome Mark Anielski as our guest speaker for our May 13 YEP meeting. Read more »

Location

Remedy Café
8631 109 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

The Carbon Charter: Moving to Carbon Zero in Ten Years

May 12 2009 - 7:00pm

by Godo Stoyke

Free refreshments at 6:30 pm

Berkeley California is offering “free” solar systems. By 2016 all homes in England must be zero carbon. Buses and trains have no fares in Hasselt, Belgium. All new buildings in Germany are now required to be heated by renewable energy. Read more »

Location

TELUS World of Science — Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre
11211 142 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Workshop: Leading for the Great Turning

May 15 2009 - 7:00pm - May 17 2009 - 5:00pm

Leading for the Great Turning

with Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy Ph.D. supported by the music of Jennifer Berezan

Come and be inspired by one of the great visionaries of our time.

www.lovingtheland.com

Workshop Dates: May 15, 16, 17, 2009
Location: The Banff Centre, Alberta Read more »

Location

The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Banff, AB

Posted May 9, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Speaker Event: Low Carbon Fuel Standard

May 13 2009 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

 Discussion on Low Carbon Fuel Standard

  • Brent Stuart — Suncor
  • Jeremy Moorhouse — Pembina Institute
  • Joule Bergerson — University of Calgary

Speaker bio’s available at http://www.yepcanada.ca/calgary/events.html

Event is free for members $5 for non-members. A lifetime YEP Membership is $30 and can be purchased at the door.

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Posted May 9, 2009 by Anonymous

ASN Stewards in Motion VII and AGM: Local Diversity — Helping Habitat at Home

Jun 25 2009 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
You're invited! Join us at the Alberta Stewardship Network's Annual Stewards in Motion workshop!

Alberta Stewardship Network: Stewards in Motion VII and AGM

Theme: Local Diversity — Helping Habitat at Home
When:
June 25, 2009
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (hot lunch will be provided)

Location

Fort McLeod Community Hall
301 Jerry Potts Blvd
Fort McLeod, AB

Posted May 9, 2009 by Anonymous

2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly

Jun 12 2009 - 8:30am - Jun 14 2009 - 7:00pm

Join your colleagues in Edmonton for the 2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly!

Program & Registration Information
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The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) would like to invite you to attend its 2009 Annual General Assembly (AGA) this June in Edmonton, Alberta. Join over one hundred environmental activists, scientists and engaged citizens from across Canada for this important annual event for grassroots environmental NGOs (ENGOs).

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Location

Robbins Health Learning Centre
Grant MacEwan College
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 2, 2009 by Anonymous

Sierra Club Monthly Meeting: Plastic Bag Campaign & Alderman John Mar

May 6 2009 - 7:00pm

Ald. John Mar on plastic bags at next monthly meeting

Topic: Our next monthly meeting will be held Wednesday May 6th, and will feature Alderman John Mar and the Sierra Club's own Plastic Bag Campaign team, to talk about reducing the use of single-use plastic bags in our city. We will be showcasing other plastic bag initiatives around the world, and talking about the drastic effects littered plastic has on the environment, both local and global. Read more »

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted May 2, 2009 by Anonymous

The Planet Ourselves: Finding Our Power for the Healing of our World

May 10 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

An Evening with Joanna Macy & Jennifer Berezan

Tickets: Admission: $15.00; Register in advance by telephone 780.439.7311 or 1.800.661.4956. Or pay at door (Arrive early).

Through reflection, song and interactive practices we will rediscover our courage and solidarity, to act for the future of life on earth and be part of the great turning. No danger of this present time can alter the fact that we are living members of the living Earth, like cells in her larger body. Nothing can ever separate us from the wonder and majesty of this reality. To realize that holds us steady, and empowers us to celebrate and serve. Read more »

Location

St. Andrew's United Church,
9915 148 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 22, 2009 by Anonymous

Water and Wellness: Community Connections for Water and Health

May 1 2009 - 6:00pm - May 3 2009 - 2:00pm

Updated — Application Deadline April 17

The Future of Water Workshop Series 2009

Engaging Youth on Water Issues
Water and Wellness: Community Connections

Residential Workshop at Pigeon Lake, Alberta

Hosted and organized by Waterlution: A Water Learning Experience with Alla Guelber and Simon Ham, Waterlution Associates, and special guests:

  • Dr. Colin Soskolne, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta and Author, Sustaining Life on Earth: Environmental and Human Health through Global Governance
  • Lindsay Telfer, Director, Sierra Club Prairie Chapter and Coordinator, Prairie Water Initiative
  • George Poitras, Former Chief, Mikisew Cree First Nation
  • Stephen Craik, Quality Assurance Manager at EPCOR's Rossdale Water Treatment Plant
  • Jennifer Eichelberger and Pat Lang, Alberta Environment, Drinking Water and Wastewater Section
  • Read more »

Location

Pigeon Lake, AB

Posted April 16, 2009 by Anonymous

Community Based Social Marketing workshops

May 14 2009 - 9:00am - May 15 2009 - 5:00pm

Workshop Description

The cornerstone of sustainability is behavior change. If we are to move toward a sustainable future we must encourage individuals and businesses to engage in a multitude of actions (e.g., waste reduction, water and energy efficiency, pollution prevention, etc.). To date, most programs to encourage such activities have relied upon disseminating information. Research demonstrates, however, that simply providing information has little or no effect on what people or businesses do. But if not ads, brochures or booklets, then what? Read more »

Location

La Joie De Vivre
1008 14 Street SE
Calgary, AB

Posted April 13, 2009 by Anonymous

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