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The Fight for Water: Challenging Water Markets in Alberta

Oct 26 2010 - 7:00pm

Featuring

Maude Barlow

National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians
Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly

Ian Douglas

National Coordinator, Fair Water Use Australia (via Skype from Australia)

Other speakers to be announced

FREE (donations accepted) Read more »

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta Campus (East of 116 Street between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 14, 2010 by AEN

YEP Speaker Event — Walking the Talk: Sustainable Reporting

Oct 13 2010 - 5:30pm

Sustainability is no longer a qualitative concept, today companies must quantitatively prove their commitment to the environment. Dale Friesen, VP Aboriginal Relations, Health and Safety, and Environment at ATCO Group Utilities, talks about environmental metrics, auditing, real reductions and how the power industry maintains it social license to operate. Read more »

Location

Deville's in Arts Central
100 7 Avenue SW (SE corner of second level)
Calgary, AB

Posted October 12, 2010 by AEN

Seminar: Motoring Ahead – Why Your Next Car Will Be Electric!

Oct 13 2010 - 7:00pm

Speaker: John Stonier, Director - Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm

Electric transportation is here! The electric car is the next great change in the development of the automobile. The consumer benefits are numerous. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142, 105 Street Building
Grant MacEwan University - City Centre Campus (105 Street & 104 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 12, 2010 by AEN

Swim, Drink, & Fish Public Information Session and North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper Introduction

Nov 16 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Presenter: Michael G. Sullivan, Ph.D., Provincial Fisheries Science Specialist, Fish and Wildlife Division, Sustainable Resource Development

Dr. Sullivan will deliver a highly visual, practical and interactive presentation and discussion on the present and future of our ability to swim, drink and fish in the Capital Region and areas upstream and downstream.  Dr. Sullivan's presentation is based on research funded by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) titled, Cumulative Effects Assessment of the North Saskatchewan River Watershed using ALCES (click for Executive Summary and link to complete report). Read more »

Location

Aurora Room
Lister Conference Centre, University of Alberta Campus (87 Avenue & 116 Street, just west of the Jubilee Auditorium)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 4, 2010 by AEN

50 Years of Chimps & Change: Celebrating an Extraordinary Legacy with Dr. Jane Goodall

Oct 24 2010 - 7:00pm

In the 50th anniversary year of her research into the behaviour of chimpanzees, world-renowned primatologist, conservationist and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall will visit Calgary on October 24th to deliver a major public lecture at Jubilee Auditorium, presented in partnership with the University of Calgary. Dr. Read more »

Location

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
1415 14 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 4, 2010 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: The Lynx Cycle

Oct 19 2010 - 7:00pm

Join Gabriela and Seth Yates in this fascinating glimpse into the life cycle of the lynx.

Join Gabriela and Seth Yates for a fascinating glimpse into the lives of lynx!

Project Lynx is using new radio collar technology and DNA analysis techniques on lynx in the Nordegg area in order to understand their unique 10-year population cycle and their movement patterns.

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Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 30, 2010 by AEN

Bear Education Evening

Sep 29 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

In partnership with Crowsnest Conservation Society and Devon Canada Corporation

For information, contact: office [at] crowsnestconservation [dot] ca

Location

Frank Slide Interpretative Centre
Crowsnest Pass, AB

Posted September 23, 2010 by russ

Has Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Policy Left Lethbridge Behind?

Sep 16 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Department is focused on providing its citizens with energy conservation and renewable energy education, incentives and leadership through a variety of "Hat Smart" initiatives. The mission of the department is to help Medicine Hat reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and position itself to thrive in the post carbon economy.  Read more »

Location

Country Kitchen Catering (Lower level of The Keg) -
1715 Mayor Magrath Drive S
Lethbridge, AB

Posted September 13, 2010 by AEN

The Landowner's Dilemma: are reasonable expectations obsolete?

Sep 28 2010 - 12:15pm - 2:00pm

The Faculty of Law presents

Professor Joseph L. Sax

Berkeley Law, University of California

“Climate change" and “loss of global biodiversity” are the watchwords of our time. Is the price we must pay to address these a radical revision in what it means to own land? Is this the time-like the Industrial Revolution, the end of slavery, the economic recognition of married women as individuals-when long-standing conceptions of ownership had to give way, and the world of law was made anew? Read more »

Location

2370 Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted September 8, 2010 by AEN

Sustainable Calgary Book Club: Bring on the Apocalypse by George Monbiot

Sep 15 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Bring on the Apocalypse by George Monbiot

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Location

th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted September 2, 2010 by russ

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