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Climb for Wilderness

Apr 22 2017 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

The Climb for Wilderness is a signature event. For the past 25 years, it has been held annually at the Calgary Tower – in 2017, it will be held at the iconic Bow Building! Our goal is to increase public awareness of wilderness, wildlife and wild water in Alberta. The Climb for Wilderness provides learning opportunities and the challenges to climb all 1188 stairs and raise funds for Alberta Wilderness Association. The event is known as the best Earth Day event in western Canada and attracts more than 1000 individual participants and 150 volunteers annually. Read more »

Location

The Bow Skyscraper
510 Centre Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 24, 2017 by AEN

9th Annual West Castle Wetlands Ecological Reserve Weed Pull

Jul 25 2016 - 9:30am

Bring a digging tool, drinking water, lunch and insect repellent. If you want to work both sides of the river, please bring water shoes. We are making a difference on the battle against the invasive species. Many hands make light work — come and join us to protect the ecological reserve and enjoy the company of other like-minded workers.

Meet at the Castle Mountain Resort parking lot at 9:30 am. Following the weed pull there will be a BBQ at the T-Bar Pub.

Please RSVP to Wendy Rayn 403-627-4106 or Heidi Eijgel 403-627-1152

Location

West Castle Wetlands Ecological Reserve, AB

Posted July 18, 2016 by AEN

Christmas Bird Counts

Dec 14 2015 (All day) - Jan 5 2016 (All day)

From the Bird Studies Canada Christmas Bird Count website:

Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird Count is North America's longest-running Citizen Science project. Counts happen in over 2000 localities throughout the Western Hemisphere.

The information collected by thousands of volunteer participants forms one of the world's largest sets of wildlife survey data. The results are used daily by conservation biologists and naturalists to assess the population trends and distribution of birds.

Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5. Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that stays the same from year to year. They are organized, usually as group efforts, at the local level, often by a birding club or naturalist organization.

Location

various locations

Posted December 14, 2015 by AEN

Food Forest Sun Trap - Work Bee

Aug 29 2015 - 1:30pm - 8:00pm
Aug 30 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Come help install Red Deer's largest edible forest garden - aka a "Food Forest" and be part of an organic "barn raising" like Red Deer has never seen!

The Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project located at the Piper Creek Community Gardens will soon be home to an over 11,000sq. ft. cold temperate food forest! Read more »

Location

Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project (about 1km past the City of Red Deer Landfill on 40th Ave, on east side of the road)
Red Deer, AB

Posted August 24, 2015 by AEN

Jane’s Walk: Downtown Sustainability Stroll

May 2 2015 - 12:00pm

Are you looking for an opportunity to get to know your city a little bit better? How about a unique way to learn more about sustainability and Edmonton’s efforts at becoming an environmentally friendly low carbon city? Here's your chance. Read more »

Location

City Hall - City Room (bottom of stairs to Council Chambers)
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 27, 2015 by AEN

8th Annual Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up

Sep 23 2014 - 10:00am

Join the Castle‐Crown Wilderness Coalition on September 23rd, 10:00 AM, at the boat dock at Beaver Mines Lake. Dress for the weather, don’t forget your hat and bring sunscreen, bug spray, water, and a bag lunch. Everyone is welcome to participate. Join us for an environmental clean up and help us keep our shoreline bright and beautiful.

Registration is requested but not required. To register call Carolyn at 403-627‐5059 or Wendy at 403-627‐4106.

Location

Boat Dock Beaver Mines Lake, AB

Posted September 9, 2014 by AEN

7th Annual West Castle Wetland Ecological Reserve Weed Pull

Jul 23 2014 - 8:30am

 

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Presented by:
  • Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition
  • Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Weed Pull Flyer
Meet:
  • 8:30am at the Castle Mountain Resort parking lot
Bring:
  • digging tool,
  • drinking water,
  • lunch,
  • insect repellent and
  • cup, utensils and plate for the BBQ.
  • If you are trained to use it, bring bear spray and holster.
Wear:
  • sunscreen,
  • a hat and
  • dress for the weather.

Location

(meet at the Castle Mountain Resort parking lot)
West Castle Wetlands, AB

Posted July 7, 2014 by AEN

Eco-Solar Home Tour

May 31 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Jun 1 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Home Tour website:

The 15th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is coming for TWO DAYS on the weekend of May 31 and June 1, 2014. The tour is absolutely free! You don't need to pre-register but you will need to make your own way to the homes. With 13 homes on the tour it is difficult (but not impossible!) to see them all. There will be 6 different homes open Saturday and 7 open on Sunday. The homes will be open Saturday and Sunday afternoon from noon until 4 pm.

Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 21, 2014 by AEN

15th Annual Run Wild for Wildlife

Apr 13 2013 - 11:00am

Earlybird Registration Deadline March 7

From the WRSE website:

Register online through the Running Room or by downloading and completing the 2014 Run Entry and Pledge Form

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton has cared for injured, orphaned or contaminated wildlife for 25 years. We also provide a life-line to the public through our Wildlife Hotline and educate thousands of people through our and Education Programs.

Read more »

Location

Hawrelak Park
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 27, 2014 by AEN

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