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Ticket Giveaway for Alberta Ecotrust's 2019 Environmental Gathering

Alberta Ecotrust is partnering with Community Drinks for a giveaway:

Attend Community Drinks on Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Last Best Brewing & Distilling in Calgary to enter the draw for your chance to win a ticket to the 2019 Environmental Gathering! The ticket is worth $250+, and gives you access to  two full days of presentations and workshops, food and beverage, networking break activities, and our networking reception! Read more about Ticket Giveaway for Alberta Ecotrust's 2019 Environmental Gathering

Event

Green Investing: How to Begin

Feb 14 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Green investing: Putting your money to work for the environment

Decisions, decisions, decisions.  When it comes to making a positive impact on the environment there has never been more urgency or more agency for Albertans. There are so many decisions to make: what we eat, how we commute, where we shop and whom we create caring communities with.  This time of year, we also have the opportunity to think about where we invest our money and what we want those investments to support. Read more about Green Investing: How to Begin

Job Posting

Call for Volunteers at the 2019 Environmental Gathering!

Position: 
Volunteers
Application Deadline: 
15 Feb 2019
Location: 
Calgary

From Alberta Ecotrust:

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Alberta Ecotrust Foundation’s fourth annual Environmental Gathering! The Environmental Gathering is an annual event designed to foster collaboration between environmental nonprofit organizations, Indigenous communities, concerned citizens, industry and government. Read more about Call for Volunteers at the 2019 Environmental Gathering!

Funding Opportunity

2019 Environmental Gathering Bursaries

Deadline: 
15 Feb 2019

From Alberta Ecotrust:

ACCEPTING BURSARY APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 ENVIRONMENTAL GATHERING

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is pleased to offer a limited number of bursaries up to $250 to help participants attend the 2019 Environmental Gathering in Calgary, Alberta, April 4 – 5. Read more about 2019 Environmental Gathering Bursaries

Event

2019 Environmental Gathering: It's All About Coming Together

Apr 4 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Apr 5 2019 - 7:30am to 3:00pm

From Alberta Ecotrust:

Environmental challenges are not easy. No one can solve them alone.

Alberta Ecotrust’s Environmental Gathering is a critical space for conversation and relationship building. A space where we can respect different points of view and draw on everyone’s ideas to find new solutions to environmental challenges. Read more about 2019 Environmental Gathering: It's All About Coming Together

Location

Ross Glen Hall, Mount Royal Univeristy (4825 Mt Royal Gate SW)
T3E 7N5 Calgary , AB
Funding Opportunity

Community Grants

Deadline: 
31 Oct 2018

From the Alberta Ecotrust website:

We will begin accepting applications to our Grant Program for Community Grants on October 1, 2018. We highly recommend all interested parties contact our grant team before you begin the application process to ensure fit. You can reach the grants team by emailing [email protected] or by calling 1-800-465-2147. Read more about Community Grants

Event

Talking Climate 2.0: Turning Research into Practice

Sep 25 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

How to start a conversation Albertans care about.

Building on the success of last year’s Talking Climate events, George Marshall returns to Calgary to unpack the insights and perspectives of the Alberta Narratives Project – a year-long community initiative that engaged more than 500 Albertans and uncovers new ways of talking about climate and energy in our province. Read more about Talking Climate 2.0: Turning Research into Practice

Event

Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive for Non Economists

Sep 20 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sep 21 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Position yourself and your organization to be an agent of change.
Join other professionals and lifelong learners in this small-scale interactive course.
Learn about 5Rs for re-orienting the economy for a greener 21st Century.

This is a two-day course that combines lectures, group-work, and reflective exercises. By the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of economic concepts and information relevant to a green economy. You will learn about ways to:

  • retrofit markets and environmental policies – by reducing the depletion of common-pool resources and rewarding the supply of public goods;
  • rethink valuation of environmental benefits and damages – by better understanding scarcities, values, and the consideration of ecosystem services;
  • reward pro-environmental behaviour – by affecting prices, quantities, and behavioural norms that reflect the pro-social orientation of humans;
  • reconcile trade-offs to inform public decisions – by choosing appropriate decision-support frameworks and discounting approaches;
  • redefine economic progress and sustainability – by recognizing what is included, and omitted, by old and new measures of economic performance.
Read more about Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive for Non Economists

Location

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation
100-1711 10 Avenue SW
T3C 0K1 Calgary , AB

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