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Tar Sands Healing Walk

Jul 5 2013 (All day) - Jul 6 2013 (All day)

The Healing Walk started in 2010 in Fort McMurray Alberta, which is located in the Northern Boreal Forest. Fort McMurray is in Treaty 8 where for the past 50 years there has been oil extraction. Initially the extraction was oil, it is now crude which is a much heavier form of oil and takes more energy and water to extract, making it one if the dirtiest oils on the planet. Read more »

Location

Crane Lake Park Fort McMurray, AB

Posted July 2, 2013 by AEN

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

29 Apr 2013

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more »

Posted April 29, 2013 by AEN

May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

May 17 2013 - 7:30am - 8:45am

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) is hosting its monthly Ambassador Breakfast.

There will be a presentation by Lynn Robb, Director of Conservation Education with Trout Unlimited Canada. She is going to speak about Trout Unlimited Canada’s Yellow Fish Road program - a fun and interactive water education program that explores our role in maintaining strong and healthy freshwater ecosystems. The program builds on a culture of caring for our waters throughout Canada that drives choices and actions to be a part of a positive change for clean and healthy water. The City of Red Deer is a Yellow Fish Road partner. Read more »

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted April 24, 2013 by AEN

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Apr 19 2013 - 7:30am - 8:45am

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) will be holding its monthly Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Cost: $15 per person admission - includes hot buffet breakfast

There will be a presentation by Larry Wright, Director of Operational Services for the Town of Olds. Topic TBA. Read more »

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted April 4, 2013 by AEN

The Art of Hosting Water Dialogues

May 6 2013 (All day) - May 8 2013 (All day)

Registration deadline: April 5

Waterlution is pleased to announce that the Art of Hosting Water Dialogues is back by popular demand! The 2013 workshops will be held in: Read more »

Location

Calgary, AB

Posted March 29, 2013 by russ

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Mar 15 2013 - 7:30am - 8:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance(RDRWA) will be holding their monthly Ambassador Breakfast - enjoy a hot buffet and help recognize the next round of Watershed Ambassadors!

Cost: $15 per person admission Read more »

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 18 2013 (All day) - Mar 22 2013 (All day)

From the Edmonton Water Week website:

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.
 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Save Our Lakes: The Health Impacts of Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Alberta

Mar 19 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and ALMS for an evening of discussion and education on the topic of toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes.

Toxic blue-green algae blooms are a known threat to swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters because of the human health impacts.

Our objectives for the evening are to provide the participants with the reasons for the concern and provide answers on what we can do and not do. Our promise is an evening that will both educate and entertain all those who attend and discussion that will impact the way we think and act regarding our Alberta lakes. Read more »

Location

Atrium and Lecture Theatre 150
Telus Centre - University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 19, 2013 by AEN

Our Water, Our Future: Community Conversations

Feb 19 2013 (All day) - Mar 21 2013 (All day)

From the AESRD website:

Alberta's water belongs to all Albertans.  How it's managed for the future is vitally important to us all.

 

We want to hear all sides of the water conversation.  By sharing your experiences and exploring ideas we hope to come to a common understanding about how best to meet our long-term needs when it comes to healthy lakes, hydraulic fracturing, drinking and wastewater systems, and water management.

 

Read more »

Location

various locations, AB

Posted February 6, 2013 by AEN

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