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AWA Tuesday Talk: A New Era for Wolves and People

Nov 24 2009 - 7:00pm

With Marco Musiani, PhD.

Just published, “A New Era for Wolves and People” is a book that is not only about wolves and their management, but is also very much about humans and our attitudes towards them.  Edited by Marco and his colleagues Luigi Boitani and Paul Paquet, the book’s contributors include recognized scientists and other wolf experts who introduce new and sometimes controversial findings. Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 27, 2009 by Anonymous

Getting to a Net Zero Energy Lifestyle in Canada

Nov 4 2009 - 7:00pm

Utilizing Solar Energy for Shelter, Mobility and Food

by Sevag Pogharian, SEVAG POGHARIAN DESIGN

Montreal architect Sevag Pogharian is pushing the borders of net zero buildings by creating the Alstonvale Net Zero House which strives to: Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Room (5-142, 105 Street Building)
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus 10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 26, 2009 by Anonymous

Creating a Healthy Planet with a Plant-Based Diet

Oct 24 2009 - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Peter Carter, M.D. & Environment and Climate Change Specialist

Cost: FREE, includes healthy food samples and free Recipe Book!

Advance Reservations: 780 913-6466 or 780 455-6431 or unity [at] unityofedmonton [dot] ca

Hosted by: The Unity Church of Edmonton and Westmount Presbyterian Church Read more »

Location

Westmount Presbyterian Church
13820 109A Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 21, 2009 by Anonymous

EcoMentors Training

Oct 23 2009 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Are you between 15 and 24?
  • Interested in environmental issues?
  • Want to be a green leader in your community?

Sign-up for Fort Saskatchewan’s free EcoMentors training!

This fun, exciting, and free training session is open to all youth. You’ll learn how you can take action on the environmental issues that matter you, and meet other environmentally-conscious youth… while earning volunteer hours and cool green rewards!

To register:

Contact Kristi Sullivan; kwahl [at] fortsask [dot] ca or 780-992-6265. Read more »

Location

Community & Protective Services Building
10005 100 Avenue Legacy Park (behind Sobeys)
Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Posted October 21, 2009 by Anonymous

Sustainability Awareness Week —Climate Change Teach-In

Oct 22 2009 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In conjunction with “Sustainability Awareness Week” and in support of the International Day of Climate Action (350.org), the University of Alberta’s Office of Sustainability presents a cross-disciplinary Climate Change Teach-In. Highlighting research, philosophies and warnings related to global climate change, this plenary will bring together pre-eminent scholars and students on campus to deliver a call to intellect and action on global warming and how we, both individually and collectively, can work together to address climate change. Read more »

Location

Meyer Horowitz Theatre Students' Union Building (SUB)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 20, 2009 by Anonymous

U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 19 2009 (All day) - Oct 23 2009 (All day)

The University of Alberta is committed to instilling sustainability into university life, on our campuses, in our institutions and in the larger community of which we are a part. Accordingly, the University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability is pleased to present - in partnership with the Student's Union, ECOS, Campus Sustainability Coalition, U of A Energy Club, Career and Placement Services (CAPS), the Faculty of Education and the School of Energy and the Environment (SEE) - our annual Sustainability Awareness Week on October 19-23, 2009. Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 18, 2009 by Anonymous

Seminar: Detoxing Your Home

Oct 21 2009 - 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Each year, from October to June, Carbon Environmental Boutique will be hosting monthly seminars and discussion groups to discuss eco issues and mindful living.

October’s seminar topic and details: Detoxing Your Home
Focus: Discovering and eliminating the toxins found in everyday items
Cost: Free
Light refreshments will be served. Read more »

Location

Carbon Environmental Boutique
10184 104 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 16, 2009 by Anonymous

AWA Tuesday Talk: How Beavers Battled Drought and Won!

Nov 10 2009 - 7:00pm

with Dr. Glynnis Hood

With climate change and development speeding up the rate of wetland loss in Alberta, beavers might be helping us more than we think.

Dr. Glynnis Hood is an assistant professor in Environmental Science at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. Her research focus includes wetland ecology, human-wildlife interactions, and resource management. Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 16, 2009 by Anonymous

Alberta Wilderness and Wildlife Trust Annual Lecture & Awards

Nov 20 2009 - 6:00pm

Green Law: Legal Precedents for Environmental Protection

with Richard Secord

AWA is proud to present the 2009 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness & Wildlife Lecturer, Richard Secord. Richard’s lecture will address the key environmentally significant cases that have been decided in Alberta in the last 20 years. Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 16, 2009 by Anonymous

AWA Tuesday Talk: Red Deer River Journey

Oct 20 2009 - 7:00pm

With Phil French & Carolyn Campbell

Join Phil and Carolyn on a video journey from the headwaters of the Red Deer River to its confluence with the South Saskatchewan. From mountains to badlands, experience the beauty and the diversity as you travel along this major, but often overlooked, Alberta river. Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 14, 2009 by Anonymous

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