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AWA Tuesday Talk: The Grizzly Manifesto

Nov 9 2010 - 7:00pm

Join Alberta author Jeff Gailus as he reads from The Grizzly Manifesto and discusses the role of protected areas in securing a future for North America’s grizzly bears. Follow along as he explores the world of the Great Bear from Yellowstone National Park, through Canada's Rocky Mountain National Parks, and into the Muskwa-Kechika Wilderness. Along the way, you'll learn something of the grizzly's power, the world in which it lives, and the people and politics that will decide its fate. You will no doubt be surprised at what you learn. Read more »

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 3, 2010 by AEN

CPAWS Northern Alberta AGM & Celebration

Nov 2 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

CPAWS Northern Alberta is 42 — Come celebrate at our AGM!

Celebrate with us — Event is free and all are welcome.  Come for all or part. Read more »

Location

trathcona Branch, Edmonton Public Library
8331 104 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 29, 2010 by AEN

Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Oct 17 2010 (All day) - Oct 23 2010 (All day)

Location: Across all five U of A campuses

A week-long celebration, with more than 60 events, coordinated by the Office of Sustainability with help from 30+ student groups and campus organizations.

The goal of the week is to educate our campus community on how to become more aware of sustainability issues, learn more about campus sustainability and develop sustainability skills of their own.

Website: http://www.sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw.cfm

Locations

University of Alberta (North Campus, South Campus, Campus St.-Jean)
Edmonton
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
Camrose, AB

Posted October 15, 2010 by AEN

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.

Read more »

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

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