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Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Dr. Andrew Leach

Mar 3 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Visionary

Dr. Andrew Leach
Energy, Environment, & Resource Economics Professor with the Alberta School of Business and author of the blog Rescuing the Frog

Panelists

For further information, please contact Avnish Nanda (avnish [at] ualberta [dot] ca or 780-884-2590) or Alastair Fraser (aefraser [at] ualberta [dot] ca). Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 11, 2011 by AEN

Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Satya Das and Green Oil

Feb 17 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Visionary

Satya Das
Author of Green Oil

Panelists

Snacks and beverages will be provided. This is the Oilsands Visionaries first speaker as part of its three part speakers' series. Additional information regarding future speakers will be made available shortly. For any further information, please contact Avnish Nanda (avnish [at] ualberta [dot] ca or 780-884-2590) or Alastair Fraser (aefraser [at] ualberta [dot] ca). Read more »

Location

ETLC Solarium, 2nd Floor
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 11, 2011 by AEN

ReThink Red Deer Community Cafe

Feb 24 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

On the evening of February 24th (6:30pm-9pm) the conference doors will open wide to all Albertans.

Inside will be a special gathering; a series of inspiring (and free!) presentations on how local groups and individuals are strengthening their communities. The presentations will be scheduled in an 'open space' format and delivered by the "Pecha Kucha" method of storytelling. We'll gather together and tell the stories that will spread like wildfire! Read more »

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 10, 2011 by AEN

Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Mar 27 2011 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and The Root Cellar: ecoStore & Apothecary (a project of ReThink Red Deer's Centre for Urban Agriculture). Read more »

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 10, 2011 by Anonymous

The Duck Stops Here! Do tailings ponds trump migratory bird protection? (Webinar)

Feb 28 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Syncrude ducks trial last year was among the most sensational environmental trials of the last decade, resulting in the most significant environmental fine in Canada.

This webinar will focus on what the trial means in the context of migratory bird protection and what it says about the legality of tailings ponds under theMigratory Birds Protection Act. What issues did the Syncrude trial resolve and what issues remain unanswered in the wake of the decision? Read more »

Posted February 9, 2011 by AEN

Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Jan 31 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Refugee movements are forced by and cause a host of environmental issues. Displacement by climate impacts is likely to be an ongoing issue for both the developed and developing world. Immigration policies and laws around environmental refugees are typically lacking. This presentation will discuss environmental refugees and climate change. Issues that will be canvassed include environmental justice and the current law and policy in Canada related to environmental refugees.

This event is part of International Week 2011, World on the Move: Unpacking Migration, which is being held January 31 – February 4, 2011 at the University of Alberta. To view the full program guide, go to http://www.iweek.ualberta.ca/internationalweek2011.cfm. Read more »

Location

Law Centre 237A
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 27, 2011 by AEN

Remodeling for Net Zero

Jan 26 2011 - 7:00pm

A Case Study: An Extreme Makeover for an Existing Edmonton House

An evening presentation by Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studio and Workshop Inc. Read more »

Location

Grant MacEwan University, CN Theatre – Rm 5-142
10700 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: Living With Coyotes

Mar 15 2011 - 7:00pm

 

Join Dr. Shelley Alexander as she describes her ground-breaking work on the Calgary Regional Coyote Project.  Developed in colaboration with the Miistakis Institute in response to citizen concerns about coyotes, this project is responding to some major concerns:  What is the nature of coyotes' presence in Calgary?  What are the challenges for coexistence?  What education initiatives are available to inform citizens? Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

The Intensive Livestock Industry: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Our Times

Jan 20 2011 - 7:00pm

The next installment of the Food Futures Lecture Series.

Thought much about what you put in your mouth lately? Maybe you should… Read more »

Location

Room 1-430
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (U of A Campus)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

Are Boreal Forests Silent or Just Singing a Different Tune?

Jan 25 2011 - 7:00pm

with Dr. Erin Bayne

After many years of research, Dr. Bayne has come to some very interesting and informative conclusions about what is happening to birds of the boreal forest here in Alberta.  Hear fascinating details about the lives of these birds, especially how boreal forest development is impacting breeding and survival rates.  Which species are doing well?  Which species need more of our consideration and help?

$5 Adults, $1 Children

For registration and more information…

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted December 29, 2010 by AEN

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