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The City of Edmonton's Earth Hour Celebration

Mar 27 2010 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the Global Earth Hour Movement: Support Action on Climate Change

Turn off your lights and come celebrate Earth Hour in front of City Hall. The celebration will be a family-friendly event of local entertainers, kids’ activities and free refreshments.

Participate in the countdown to 8:30 p.m. when the City of Edmonton will switch off the lights of City Hall and other downtown buildings.

For more information visit www.edmonton.ca/EarthHour

Register your participation by visiting www.wwf.ca/earthhour

Location

City Hall Plaza
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

Climb and Run for Wilderness

Apr 17 2010 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day celebration at the Calgary Tower.  Participants collect sponsorship money to allow them the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower.  You can climb as an individual or in a team of four, as many times as you wish.  It is a great opportunity to get some exercise, learn about wilderness and wildlife conservation work in Alberta, win some outstanding prizes and have lots of fun.  Read more »

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary, AB

Posted March 25, 2010 by Anonymous

Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Apr 11 2010 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

What is Seedy Sunday?

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday / Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and the Growing Food Security in Red Deer project (members of ReThink Red Deer). Read more »

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

The Story of Water: How Albertans can help solve the World’s water crisis

Mar 21 2010 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

World Water Week reminds people that clean water is quickly becoming scarce. Approximately one billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 2.4 billion people lack water for adequate sanitation (see http://www.unesco.org/water/wwap/facts_figures/mdgs.shtml). Almost half of the World’s population faces water scarcity (http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/environ.shtml). Read more »

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 19, 2010 by Anonymous

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 21 2010 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Speakers

  • 11:30 a.m. Get Growing - Ideas and Strategies for New Gardeners with Ron Berezan,
  • 12:30 p.m. Starting Seeds with Bruce Bashforth
  • 1:30 p.m. Growing the Top ten Herbs with Gwen Simpson
  • 2:30 p.m. Urban Gardening Panel with:
    • Dustin Bajer, Guerrilla Gardening;
    • Sonja, Spin Farming;
    • Kim Sanderson, Involving Children

There will be a seed swap, seed vendors, displays, a kid`s table,a gardening book and magazine exchange and a Seedy Café.

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 16, 2010 by Anonymous

Mayor's Environment Expo

Jun 1 2010 (All day) - Jun 3 2010 (All day)

The Mayor’s Environment Expo is an engaging and interactive event for students in Calgary. Everyone is welcome to visit the 50+ booths from the City of Calgary, environmental organizations and Calgary businesses, showcasing their action programs and products to reduce our impact on the environment.

All teachers are required to register in advance. Registration is available on-line at www.calgary.ca/mee Read more »

Location

Calgary Municipal Building
Calgary, AB

Posted March 16, 2010 by Anonymous

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 20 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Calgary Seedy Saturday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Calgary, the event is coordinated with the support of the Community Garden Resource Network. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 4 pm at  Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 - 16 Ave. N.W. (at the intersection of Hwy #1 and Home Road). Read more »

Location

Montgomery Community Centre
5003 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 3, 2010 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

4th Annual Earth Charter Summit Celebration

Oct 10 2009 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Bring the kids for a free, fun-filled afternoon at Calgary's 4th annual Earth Charter Summit celebration.

There will be activities for the whole family, including music, theatre, and a green market of local products and services.

Evergreen Theatre will perform their new, interactive musical production: “Going to Extremes It’s getting’ hot in here!” Read more »

Location

Eau Claire Market
Calgary, AB

Posted September 24, 2009 by Anonymous

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