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Call for public input on the draft Environmental Quality Guidelines for Alberta Surface Waters

Initiative: 
Environmental Quality Guidelines for Alberta Surface Waters
Deadline: 
8 Nov 2013 (All day)

From the AESRD website: Read more »

Posted September 30, 2013 by AEN

Weavers Headwater Havens Conservation Report

Oct 1 2013 - 7:00pm

Some of the best-known National and Provincial Parks in the world are set in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. In the midst of international acclaim for these spectacular Parks, however, the area between them has been overlooked by all but a few. Read more »

Location

Lebel Mansion Board Room
696 Kettles Street
Pincher Creek, AB

Posted September 27, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Alberta Water Conversations Validation Meeting

Initiative: 
Alberta Water Conversations
Position: 
ENGO Delegates (4)
Application Deadline: 
27 Sep 2013 - 23:59

Earlier this year, the Government of Alberta conducted a series of 44 Water Conversation sessions across all 11 provincial watersheds. Multiple members of the Alberta Water Council actively participated in these sessions, during which four primary topic areas were put forth for discussion. These included Healthy Lakes, Water Management, Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems, and Hydraulic Fracturing and Water. Many valuable perspectives and insights were garnered from these sessions. Read more »

Posted September 19, 2013 by AEN

EcoAction Community Funding Program

Deadline: 
1 Nov 2013 (All day)

Since 1995, Environment Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.

The Program encourages action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. Read more »

Posted September 13, 2013 by AEN

EPCOR Community Essentials Council Charitable Donations

Deadline: 
15 Oct 2013 - 23:59

The EPCOR Community Essentials Council (ECEC) accepts applications any time throughout the year and collectively reviews them on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadlines by which to apply for funding in 2013 are:

  • January 22, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • April 23, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • July 30, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • October 15, 2013 at midnight, MST

Posted September 13, 2013 by AEN

Alberta Wetland Policy Exempts Oilsands Industry, Abandons No-Net-Loss in Prairies

10 Sep 2013

The Alberta government’s wetland policy announced today will exempt all approved and near-term foreseeable oilsands projects from wetland offsets or restoration. For prairie wetlands, the policy drops the current clear no-net-loss policy goal and exposes even the highest value unprotected wetlands to destruction. This policy will promote ongoing loss of wetlands that purify water, reduce flood and drought severity, and provide crucial wildlife habitat. Read more »

Posted September 12, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Component Advisory Committee Representatives

Initiative: 
Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring
Position: 
Component Advisory Committee Representatives
Application Deadline: 
13 Sep 2013 (All day)

On behalf of Environment Canada (EC) and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), I would like to invite up to three representatives from the Alberta Environmental Network to participate on each of the Component Advisory Committees (Air, Water, Biodiversity, and Wildlife Contaminants and Toxicology).  The Component Advisory Committees support the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring (“the Implementation Plan”). Read more »

Posted September 10, 2013 by AEN

Virtual Living Waters Rally 2013

Oct 3 2013 (All day) - Oct 4 2013 (All day)

This is an online event, you can participate in the comfort of your home or office

A year ago this month, over 100 of Canada’s leading freshwater changemakers came together for an inspirational and informative weekend of sharing, capacity building and strategizing. Read more »

Posted September 6, 2013 by AEN

"Stand Up For The River" Race and Spectator Event

Aug 24 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday morning, August 24, is your chance to join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and "Stand Up for the River".

Come check out the Easy Rider Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) race and tour from Hawrelak/Laurier Park bridge or other viewing points along the the North SK River down to Rafter's Landing. Other good spots include the LRT bridge and the trail west of Groat Bridge in MacKinnon Ravine Park. Read more »

Location

Laurier Park
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 19, 2013 by AEN

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