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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

GEOEC 2011 Conference

May 12 2011 (All day) - May 15 2011 (All day)

Celebrating Community Voices Building Momentum in Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education

Conference 2011 will feature these inspiring keynote speakers…

  • Mark Anielski is an author and economist specializing in measuring the sustainable well-being of communities.
  • Will Gadd is one of the top outdoor adventure athletes in the world, host of Discovery's Fearless Planet.
  • Donna Kennedy-Glans is a lawyer and businesswoman with 25 years of practical experience guiding organizations in their management of integrity dilemmas.

Register for the 2011 GEOEC Conference, "Celebrating Community Voices: Building Momentum in Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education" by visiting www.geoec.org

Registration deadline: March 15, 2011

Location

Goldeye Centre
Nordegg, AB

Posted February 2, 2011 by AEN

Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

Jan 29 2011 - 10:00am - Jan 30 2011 - 6:00pm

Location: Pure Earth Organics - #12 - 5579 47th St., Red Deer

Saturday January 29th & 30th, 2011
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (both days)

Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C.) is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. This 16-hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. Read more »

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Bee Lifecycles: Understanding Pollinators

Jan 8 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

 

Eliese Watson, Founder of A.B.C- Apiaries and Bees for Communities, an educational organization focusing on the development of urban beekeeping and native-bee habitats, will be presenting on the life cycle of bees and understanding the role of pollinators in nature. Read more »

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Renewable Energy Class & Tour

Sep 14 2010 - 6:30pm

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta & Grant MacEwan University present:

Renewable Energy
The Path to Energy Independence
Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills

 

Registration Information

Class runs September 14 – October 26 (Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30pm)
Registration Fee: $250.

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta and the Grant MacEwan Institute of Environmental Studies presents a seven-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Solar Home Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. The class includes a Saturday tour of solar installations. Read more »

Location

Room 7-139
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 30, 2010 by AEN

ACEE 2010 Workshop Series: Advancing environmental education and optimizing opportunities for action

The Alberta Council for Environmental Education is pleased to announce that registration is now open for these full-day workshops, and is limited to the first 35 registrants. Register today! Read more »

Posted February 23, 2010 by Anonymous

Creating A Legacy Together: A Conference for Global Citizenship

May 6 2010 (All day) - May 8 2010 (All day)

Register now! You can register and pay with any major credit card at http://www.geoec.org

About the Conference

Featuring the following keynotes:

  • Chris Turner, author of The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need
  • Craig Kielburger, founder of Free the Children
  • Geoff Green, adventurer, educator, and founder of Students On Ice

This is the annual conference of the GEOEC (Global, Environmental, and Outdoor Education Council of Alberta), which has partnered with several other groups, including ACEE and the ATA, to bring you this conference.  Teachers and educators from the non-formal sector are invited to attend this conference, which will be a forum to share, celebrate, and promote promising practices for developing engaged global citizens for the 21st Century. Workshops will be listed on-line within a month. Read more »

Location

Canmore, AB

Posted January 12, 2010 by Anonymous

Course: Intro to Permaculture

Jan 30 2010 - 9:00am - Jan 31 2010 - 4:00pm

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture (*perm*anent - agri*culture*) is the conscious design and maintenance of agricultural ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. The philosophy is one that works with, rather than against nature and teaches that the only ethical decisions we can make are to take responsibility for our own existence and that of our children. Read more »

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 10, 2009 by Anonymous

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