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Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Apr 19 2013 - 7:30am - 8:45am

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) will be holding its monthly Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Cost: $15 per person admission - includes hot buffet breakfast

There will be a presentation by Larry Wright, Director of Operational Services for the Town of Olds. Topic TBA. Read more »

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted April 4, 2013 by AEN

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 16 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

From the Calgary Seedy Saturday website:

This family event will have displays by:

 

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Location

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre
1320 5 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Mar 15 2013 - 7:30am - 8:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance(RDRWA) will be holding their monthly Ambassador Breakfast - enjoy a hot buffet and help recognize the next round of Watershed Ambassadors!

Cost: $15 per person admission Read more »

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 18 2013 (All day) - Mar 22 2013 (All day)

From the Edmonton Water Week website:

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.
 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Save Our Lakes: The Health Impacts of Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Alberta

Mar 19 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and ALMS for an evening of discussion and education on the topic of toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes.

Toxic blue-green algae blooms are a known threat to swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters because of the human health impacts.

Our objectives for the evening are to provide the participants with the reasons for the concern and provide answers on what we can do and not do. Our promise is an evening that will both educate and entertain all those who attend and discussion that will impact the way we think and act regarding our Alberta lakes. Read more »

Location

Atrium and Lecture Theatre 150
Telus Centre - University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 19, 2013 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: Hair Snares for Grizzly Bears — Monitoring Bears in Southwestern Alberta

Mar 26 2013 - 7:00pm

with Andrea Morehouse

Come learn about the Southwest Alberta Grizzly Bear Monitoring Project, a three year pilot project designed to non-invasively monitor grizzly bears both locally and at ecosystem scales. We will be joined by Andrea Morehouse who will speak about how the project takes advantage of a natural bear behavior—rubbing.

Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children

Location

Hillhurst Room, AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 6, 2013 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: Muskwa-Kechika - A Planning Success

Mar 5 2013 - 7:00pm

with Wayne Sawchuk

Join Wayne Sawchuk, well known conservationist, logger, guide, horseman, photographer, author, wilderness explorer, and motivational speaker as he tells the story of this Northern Rockies wilderness. Decades of adventurous winter and summer work, travel, and expeditions in the wilderness of the Northern Rockies and the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area will unfold in this success story.

Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children

Location

Hillhurst Room, AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 6, 2013 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: Finding Fish in Alberta’s Parkland & Boreal Rivers

Feb 12 2013 - 7:00pm

Finding Fish in Alberta’s Parkland and Boreal Rivers and What They’re Telling Us

with Dr. Michael Sullivan

Join Dr. Michael Sullivan of Alberta Fish and Wildlife and the University of Alberta as he looks at the state of Alberta fish in our prairie parkland and boreal streams.

Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children

Location

Hillhurst Room, AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 6, 2013 by AEN

Oilsands 101 - Oil Sands Monitoring

Feb 26 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Alberta’s vast oil sands are undergoing rapid development. They contain enough oil to make Canada an energy superpower but at what cost and to whose benefit? Almost everyone, from oil company CEOs to Hollywood stars, has offered their opinions.

Now Oil Sands 101 offers an even-handed look at key aspects of Canada’s most controversial and expensive mega project. Read more »

Location

Glenbow Theatre
130 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

Posted February 5, 2013 by AEN

Oilsands 101 - Canada’s Oilsands: Challenges and Opportunities

Feb 19 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Alberta’s vast oil sands are undergoing rapid development. They contain enough oil to make Canada an energy superpower but at what cost and to whose benefit? Almost everyone, from oil company CEOs to Hollywood stars, has offered their opinions.

Now Oil Sands 101 offers an even-handed look at key aspects of Canada’s most controversial and expensive mega project. Read more »

Location

Glenbow Theatre
130 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

Posted February 5, 2013 by AEN

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