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AWA Hike: Birding and Orchid Weekend

Jun 11 2011 (All day) - Jun 12 2011 (All day)

An Exploration of the Lakeland Boreal Forest

With Chip Scialfa and Aaron Davies Read more »

Location

Sir Winston Churchill and Lakeland Provincial Park Lac La Biche, AB

Posted May 11, 2011 by AEN

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 4 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Better Choices. Better Homes. Better Lives.

  • Energy costs are rising.
  • Daily news is loaded with examples of the effects of climate change.

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint. You can take action yourself!

When is the Tour?   

The Tour is on Saturday June 4th, from noon to 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications. Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 3, 2011 by AEN

River Valley Clean Up

May 1 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper at the 24th Annual River Valley Clean Up on Sunday, May 1 from 10AM-2PM.

We meet at Victoria Park to begin the event.

Please rsvp to Glenn Isaac at: glenn [at] saskriverkeeper [dot] ca

For more details:http://www.edmonton.ca/environmental/capital_city_cleanup/river-valley-clean-up.aspx

Location

Victoria Park
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 11, 2011 by AEN

20th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness

Apr 16 2011 (All day)

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day event at the Calgary Tower. This event provides you the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower. The day is filled with entertainment, including an outstanding Wild Alberta Expo where you can learn more about Alberta's wilderness, wildlife and wild waters. You will have a terrific time and be eligible for outstanding prizes. Read more »

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary, AB

Posted March 17, 2011 by AEN

Sheep River Winter Hike

Feb 16 2011 (All day)

Distance: 6 - 8 km

The winter snow contains many stories.  Animals (and some birds) leave their tracks, the action of the wind is recorded and life-giving water is stored to be released with the return of spring.  Winter hiking!  Why not?

For registration and more information…

Location

Sheep River Provincial Park
Kananaskis, AB

Posted December 29, 2010 by AEN

AWA Hike: Fall in the Whaleback

Sep 19 2010 (All day)

Distance: 12-14 km
Elevation Gain: 200 m

Wander the trails, ridges and valleys of Alberta's largest remaining montane wilderness.  View ancient pine trees clinging to life.  Try to spot wildlife such as elk, deer, bear, coyotes and wolves.  Register early, as this is a very popular hike!

This hike is rated as Moderate-to-Difficult, covering approximately 12 - 14 kilometres with an elevation gain of about 300 metres (1000 ft). Read more »

Posted August 24, 2010 by AEN

AWA Hike: Beehive Natural Area

Sep 14 2010 (All day)

Distance: 10 km
Elevation Gain: 400 m

Read more »

Location

Beehive Natural Area, AB

Posted August 24, 2010 by AEN

Central Edmonton Community Garden Cycling Tour

Aug 21 2010 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

See the bounty that is growing at 7 community gardens.

In an effort to share knowledge, skills and experience among community gardens, participants will be given an introductory tour to each garden and learn the basics of how each one operates. Each garden will have a tour host to share garden details, such as: Read more »

Location

Oliver Community's Peace Garden Park
10231 120 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 18, 2010 by AEN

AWA Hike: White Goat Wilderness (Backpack)

Aug 19 2010 (All day) - Aug 22 2010 (All day)

Distance: 15 km / day
Elevation Gain: 600 m (on the most strenuous day)

Please Note: Registration only by phone (1-866-313-0713).

Situated in the front ranges of the Rockies, the White Goat Wilderness is a truly unique region of protected wild spaces.  Join a small group of dedicated wilderness lovers to hike into this impressively grand area.  Camp along little-used trails for 3 nights and enjoy nature's splendor at its finest. Read more »

Posted July 30, 2010 by AEN

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