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AEN Annual General Assembly 2012

May 25 2012 - 6:00pm - May 26 2012 - 2:00pm

You are invited to attend the 2012 Alberta Environmental Network Annual General Assembly. This gathering is one of the best opportunities for ENGOs to get together, connect, and collaborate on strengthening the environmental movement in Alberta. This year's Assembly includes a timely presentation from noted Alberta political observer & commentator Paul McLoughlin (CBC Radio, Alberta Scan) and a technical briefing from the ERCB on Alberta's Fracking Regulations.

Online Registration

Please register by May 21. If you need to book accommodation at the FCJ Centre, please register by May 4. Read more »

Location

Auditorium - FCJ Christian Life Centre
219 19 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2S 0B8

Posted April 30, 2012 by AEN

Solar Seminar: The Future of Transportation - Meet the Designers and See the Cars

Apr 25 2012 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Seminar and Car Show

Car Show: 5-9pm Seminar: 7-9pm

Free admission. See the Poster.

Matthew Sponier, the project manager for the University of Alberta Eco Car Project, will speak about their recently completed hydrogen fuel cell car just back from racing in the the 2012 Shell Eco Marathon. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre – Room 5-142
Grant MacEwan University — 105 Street Building (City Centre Campus)
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 10, 2012 by AEN

Fracking and Its Impact on Groundwater: Lessons From Alberta

Mar 21 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Featuring Professor Karlis Muehlenbachs
Department of Earth & Atmospheric Science, U of A Read more »

Location

Telus Centre Room 134 University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 19, 2012 by AEN

AWA Talk — Tracking the Golden Eagle

May 1 2012 - 7:00pm

 

With Peter Sherrington 

This spring will mark 20 years of golden eagle migration monitoring. Peter will give a fascinating talk about the trends and patterns that have emerged over that time. He will also give an update on some recent DNA work that has been done on golden eagles: how closely related are the eagles that migrate up and down the Rocky Mountains every year to the resident birds that stay put all year round? Read more »

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 13, 2012 by AEN

Groundwater: Unlocking the Secrets to Alberta's Most Important Resource

Mar 19 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Presenter: Jon Fennell, M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Geol, Principal Hydrogeologist

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance for an interactive and educational evening on the groundwater beneath our feet.

The objectives of our event are to stimulate discussion, create awareness and provide answers to the following questions: 1) What is groundwater? 2) Why groundwater is so important to us and all living things? 3) What are the human impacts on groundwater for now and the future? Our groundwater footprint 4) What can we do to preserve our most important resource? Read more »

Location

Global Cafe, Jasper Place High School
8950 163 Street
Edmonton, AB T5R 2P2

Posted February 15, 2012 by AEN

Y2Y Speaker Series— Crossing the Flathead: The Wolverine Way

Feb 23 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Presentation – Stories – Discussion – Door Prizes

Join National Geographic explorer and author of ‘The Wolverine Way' Douglas Chadwick for an evening of compelling storytelling about the fierce, feisty and endangered wolverine. Read more »

Location

Karsten Discovery Centre
Calgary Zoo
Calgary, AB

Posted February 2, 2012 by AEN

Y2Y Speaker Series— Crossing the Flathead: The Wolverine Way

Feb 22 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Presentation – Stories – Discussion – Door Prizes

Join National Geographic explorer and author of ‘The Wolverine Way' Douglas Chadwick for an evening of compelling storytelling about the fierce, feisty and endangered wolverine. Read more »

Location

Canmore Collegiate High School
Canmore, AB

Posted February 2, 2012 by AEN

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series: Your Green Baby— Creating a Healthy Nursery

Feb 21 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series

Are you expecting or have a young baby? Interested in sustainable, healthy options for babyhood? Join experts Lindsay Ross from Babes in Arms and Riva Mackie from Riva’s The Ecostore as they discuss all things green baby. Read more »

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 2, 2012 by AEN

Emerald Day Open House & Speaker Series with Simon Jackson

Feb 3 2012 - 2:30pm - 6:30pm

Presented by Servus Credit Union, the second stop will take place in Red Deer on Friday, February 3, 2012 at Red Deer College.

Locally sourced refreshments will be served and there is no charge to attend.

2:30 - 6:30pm

Guests may enjoy displays, sharing and speakers in the Forum area of the college.  Mayor Flewwelling will join us to proclaim February 3, 2012 Emerald Day in Red Deer, and Simon Jackson will be speaking at 3pm and 5pm in the Margaret Parsons Theatre. Read more »

Location

Forum & Margaret Parson Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted January 20, 2012 by AEN

Emerald Day Speaker Series: Simon Jackson

Feb 1 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Presented by CN, the inaugural Emerald Day event will take place in Grande Prairie on Wednesday, February 1 at Grande Prairie Regional College.  Refreshments will be provided at both events.

11:30am - 1pm

Open House and sharing in the cafeteria area of the college.  Simon Jackson will be speaking and Mayor Given will be in attendance to proclaim February 1, 2012 Emerald Day in Grande Prairie.

Read more »

Location

Alumni Lounge, Room C224
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie, AB

Posted January 20, 2012 by AEN

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