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Call for Delegates: ENGO Sector Members, AOPA Policy Advisory Group

Initiative: 
AOPA Policy Advisory Group
Position: 
ENGO Sector Members (2)
Application Deadline: 
9 Feb 2015 (All day)

The Policy Advisory Group (PAG) is a multi-stakeholder body for policy issues related to the effective delivery of theAgricultural Operation Practices Act. The Policy Advisory Group was established under a May 2006 memorandum of understanding between Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Natural Resources Conservation Board. It is responsible for: Read more »

Posted January 30, 2015 by AEN

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Nov 18 2014 (All day) - Nov 23 2014 (All day)

Justice Film Festival LogoThe 9th Annual Marda Loop Justice Film Festival runs November 18-23, 2014. The Festival is a 6-day documentary film celebration, held at the River Park Church Auditorium, plus Stephen Leacock Theater at Mount Royal University, the Globe Theatre, and John Dutton Theatre at the Central Library. We will screen 24 documentaries—please stay for post-film conversations.

Free Admission Read more »

Location

various locations Calgary, AB

Posted October 24, 2014 by AEN

SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Sep 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30pm

Speaker: Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat and light while limiting heat loss and providing adequate ventilation, humidity, pest control and snow shedding; their experiment has provided some successes and a lot of wisdom. Rob will also discuss the ideal cold climate greenhouse including such design improvements as thermal curtains, an air lock entry, a water wicking system and a subterranean heat storage system. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 12, 2014 by AEN

Nature’s Calendar

Mar 19 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Gardeners, did you know that the best time to plant potatoes is when leaves emerge on aspen poplar trees? Come learn from Dr. Elisabeth Beaubien how to plant your garden in tune with nature's calendar!

Register online, in person, or call 780-410-8600

Location

Strathcona County Library, Rooms 3-4
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7

Posted March 12, 2014 by AEN

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 15 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Please invite your friends and family down to this fun event!

The event will have displays by: Read more »

Location

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre
1320 5 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 12, 2014 by AEN

AWA Tuesday Talk: Get the Buzz

Nov 5 2013 - 7:00pm

What’s happening with Alberta's bees and how is grazing influencing our native pollinators?

with Megan Evans

Learn about basic bee ecology and the results of a Master's project studying the effects of grazing on floral resources and bees in southwestern Alberta.

$5 Adults, $1 Children

Location

Hillhurst Room
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 2, 2013 by AEN

Film Screening: Bitter Seeds

May 14 2013 - 7:00pm

BITTER SEEDS (2011)

Directed by Micha X. Peled

An epidemic of farmer suicides in India—one every 30 minutes Read more »

Location

River Park Church Auditorium
3818 - 14A Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted April 8, 2013 by AEN

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 16 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

From the Calgary Seedy Saturday website:

This family event will have displays by:

 

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Location

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre
1320 5 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Seedy Sunday

Mar 17 2013 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Seedy Sunday Poster

seed swap • ​community organizations • seed vendors • crafts for kids • gardening book/magazine exchange • seedy cafe Read more »

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 8, 2013 by AEN

Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

Feb 19 2013 (All day) - Feb 22 2013 (All day)

Purpose

The 10th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference is a forum to discuss the latest issues, information, research and trends in prairie landscape and species conservation. The conference is held every three years in a Canadian Prairie Province. Read more »

Location

Sheraton Red Deer Hotel
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2012 by AEN

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