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Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Information Session

Jan 13 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

From the EVDS website:

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and EVDS will host an information session to encourage public feedback on a plan intended to balance the environmental, economic, and cultural well-being of the province.

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Location

Professional Faculties Building, Room 2165
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted January 10, 2014 by AEN

Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Information Session

Jan 12 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) is a land-use plan for the South Saskatchewan River basin area of Southern Alberta. This region covers ~13% of Alberta’s land area and is home to 45% of Alberta’s population, including Calgary. The land use plan will determine how we use our land and waters for industry, environment and recreation for decades to come. The public comment period on the plan is open until JANUARY 15. Read more »

Location

Mountain Equipment Co-op Community Room
830 10 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted January 8, 2014 by AEN

Tar Sands Healing Walk

Jul 5 2013 (All day) - Jul 6 2013 (All day)

The Healing Walk started in 2010 in Fort McMurray Alberta, which is located in the Northern Boreal Forest. Fort McMurray is in Treaty 8 where for the past 50 years there has been oil extraction. Initially the extraction was oil, it is now crude which is a much heavier form of oil and takes more energy and water to extract, making it one if the dirtiest oils on the planet. Read more »

Location

Crane Lake Park Fort McMurray, AB

Posted July 2, 2013 by AEN

Weeding for Wildlife

Jun 8 2013 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Jun 15 2013 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Help the Edmonton and Area Land Trust restore riparian habitat.


Why: To improve the local habitat for wildlife for nesting and feeding, and reduce the spread of invasive plants that displace native vegetation. Read more »

Location

Glory Hills Property near Stony Plain, AB

Posted April 5, 2013 by AEN

Fences Gone Vinyl: Nature Conservancy of Canada Volunteer Event

Aug 11 2012 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada for a day of conservation action and learn more about the unique grassland ecosystem. Fencing, among other things, has been to blame for the drastic decline of the sage grouse. Currently only 13 identified male sage grouse remain in Alberta. Be part of an initiative to decrease wildlife collisions with fences as we install vinyl fence clips along 16km of fence line to increase visibility to wildlife. For more information and to take part, please visit our website www.conservationvolunteers.ca or contact alberta [at] conservationvolunteers [dot] ca.

Location

Forty Mile Natural Area, Haugan Property
Foremost, AB

Posted August 8, 2012 by AEN

Save our Forests Rally

Feb 14 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Issue 

Southern Alberta’s forests need your help! Clearcut logging in the Castle is beginning right now, and a similar program is scheduled to begin near Bragg Creek in the summer. Now more than ever Albertans can help keep the momentum going for changes in how our forests are managed. Read more »

Location

Outside the McDougall Centre
455 6 Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 3, 2012 by AEN

Healing Walk 2011

Jun 25 2011 - 10:00am

Calling all community members and allies: Join us and walk for the healing of mother earth and her sacred waters.

Mother earth needs our help in the protection and healing of the land and water. We as Indigenous people are caretakers of the earth and we need to work together for the health and safety for the next generations.

We, the Keepers of the Athabasca, are calling on allies and supporters to join us on a healing walk on Saturday, June 25, 2011. We are asking all community members of the Tar Sands region and supporters to come out and walk for the healing of the land and our sacred waters. The walk will be led by First Nation and Metis elders and community members but we are hoping that our allies will come out to walk beside them as supporters as well. Read more »

Location

Fort McMurray, AB

Posted June 10, 2011 by AEN

Commuter Challenge

Jun 5 2011 (All day) - Jun 11 2011 (All day)

Commuter Challenge…

  • Is a week-long event during Canadian Environment Week (June 5 – 11, 2011)
  • Is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces
  • Encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home
  • Rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting
  • Celebrates active and sustainable transportation
  • Is nationally hosted by Sustainable Alberta Association
  • Is locally hosted by City Coordinators who support workplaces

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Posted May 31, 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

People's Assembly for Climate Justice

Dec 5 2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

During the next major round of climate negotiations in Cancun Mexico (November 29th to December 10th), People's Assemblies on Climate Justice (PACJ) will be taking place across Canada. PACJ are movement-building and organizing events. The focus is on dialogue and transforming awareness into action through community-based climate justice actions. Read more »

Location

Memorial Park Library
1221 2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted December 3, 2010 by AEN

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