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Boom for Whom? Panel with Barlow, Schindler & Nikiforuk

Oct 31 2008 - 8:00pm

Council of Canadians

Free Public Panel with

Maude Barlow, Dr. David Schindler & Andrew Nikiforik

Come out on Hallow’s eve for some haunting insight into the state of Canada’s natural resources.

For more info contact smuxlow [at] canadians [dot] org

Location

Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe
10111 Bellamy Hill
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 17, 2008 by Anonymous

EnCana’s Ninth Appearance in Court on Wildlife Act Charges

Southern Alberta Group for the EnvironmentFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Wilderness AssociationNature CanadaGrasslands Naturalists

Calgary (September 18, 2008) – With the hearing into EnCana’s application to drill 1,275 wells in the Suffield National Wildlife Area less than three weeks away, another related scenario continues to unfold. On September 18, EnCana appears in Medicine Hat Court for the ninth time on charges related to installing a section of pipeline in the National Wildlife Area without a permit. EnCana has pled not guilty, and during the September 18 appearance, a trial date is to be set. Read more »

Posted September 17, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Aboriginal History in the Foothills

Oct 21 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Join Archeologist Brian Vivian, for insight into the cultural history of the local area before European contact. View artifacts found on the Conservation Area and discover the stories they tell of Aboriginal land use in the Foothills. Step back in time to when the buffalo roamed these hills!

Date: Tuesday, October 21st
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $10/adult Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Watercolours in Nature Journaling

Oct 4 2008 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Discover the joy of watercolour painting and nature journaling. Trish Savill, journaling expert, will inspire you drop by drop with various journaling techniques and ideas. Splash colour into your nature observations with this introduction to watercolours and come away with an inspiring creation.

Date: Saturday, October 4th
Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$10/adult Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Halloween's a Hoot

Oct 30 2008 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Join us for an eerie evening of creepy crafts, ghoulish games and a walk in the woods. Meet Oberon, the Great Horned Owl, practice echolocating like a bat, and uncover secrets of animals that are scary by nature. Dress up if you like and bring a bag to collect terrible treats.

Date: Thursday, October 30th
Time:
6:30 - 8:30pm
Cost:
$8/adult, $4/child Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Reconnecting with Nature

Sep 17 2008 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

NCC Habitat Restoration: Weeds and Waterfowl

Aug 16 2008 - 10:00am

Nature Conservancy of Canada

What: Volunteers will spend a day exploring the Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) Lowden Springs property and ridding this low-lying moraine habitat of invasive plant species including Canada Thistle. In addition, volunteers will be treated to a tour of the lake property and will learn about Rumsey Moraine, the largest uninterrupted Aspen Parkland habitat left in the world.

When: Saturday, August 16, 10:00 a.m. Read more »

Location

Lowden Springs Property near Stettler, AB

Posted July 31, 2008 by Anonymous

NCC Habitat Restoration: Wonder of the Wildcat Hills

Aug 9 2008 - 9:30am

Nature Conservancy of Canada Read more »

Location

Providence Ranch near Cochrane, AB

Posted July 31, 2008 by Anonymous

Volunteer Days at the Cochrane Ecological Institute

Aug 16 2008 - 10:30am - Aug 17 2008 - 3:00pm

Cochrane Ecological Institute

We are in the process of working on the spectacular (soon to be anyway) Landscape Wall at the Cochrane Ecological Institute! This is a straw bale constructed interpretive and living wall! If you are interested in sustainable building construction, wildlife and art, then this is a volunteer opportunity not to be missed!

Please join us at the Cochrane Ecological Institute (map attached) on Read more »

Location

Cochrane Ecological Institute NW of Cochrane, AB

Posted July 24, 2008 by Anonymous