Hikes & Outings

Eco Solar Commercial Tour

Jun 4 2012 - 5:00pm to Jun 8 2012 - 9:00pm

The capital cost of a commercial building is only 8% of the life cycle costs. Come and visit a new breed of commercial building being built now in Edmonton!

The Inaugural Eco Solar Commercial Tour

After many years of arranging tours of homes in Edmonton the Eco Solar Tour is branching out to commercial buildings. This year as part of Environment Week we have arranged tours of 5 different commercial buildings to demonstrate energy efficient practices. Read more about Eco Solar Commercial Tour

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint. Come and see how you can take action with your own home!

When is the Tour?

The 13th annual Eco Solar Home Tour is onSaturday June 9th, from noon to 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications. Read more about Eco Solar Home Tour

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: Emily Murphy Kick-off Event

Sep 17 2011 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

On Saturday, September 17 at 10 AM in Emily Murphy Park, the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper will join other community supporters and individuals across the country for a morning of keeping our shorelines clean.  Clean shorelines are a part of swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters. Read more about Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: Emily Murphy Kick-off Event

Location

Emily Murphy Park
Edmonton , AB

Conservation Vounteers: Demolition and Erratics

Sep 25 2011 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us in demolishing old buildings and fences that pose risks to wildlife. Then, in the afternoon, we’ll take a journey 12-18 thousand years into the past with a tour of the glacial erratic that dot the property. This event takes place during Waterton’s Wildlife Weekend which runs from September 23-25. For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Vounteers: Demolition and Erratics

Location

Palmer Ranch - Waterton Natural Area
near
Mountainview , AB

Conservation Volunteers: Unravelling the Wire

Aug 13 2011 - 3:30pm to 9:30pm

Join NCC and Edmonton and Area Land Trust as we tear-down and roll-up a woven fence inhibiting wildlife movement amongst the patchwork of wetlands in the Cooking Lake Moraine. You can help us improve the connectivity of this area all in a days work! For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca. Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Unravelling the Wire

Location

Hicks Property - Cooking Lake Moraine Natural Area
near
Tofield , AB

Conservation Volunteers: Searching for Alberta’s Leop​ards

Aug 5 2011 - 3:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us in the search for Alberta’s Northern Leopard Frogs and learn more about the special role amphibians play in their watery ecosystems. The expedition will be lead by Kris Kendall, a biologist with the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA), who has dedicated his life to the study of amphibians. For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Searching for Alberta’s Leop​ards

Location

Pack Property - Carway Natural Area Taylorville , AB

Conservation Volunteers: Don’t Fence Me In

Jul 27 2011 - 3:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for a day of hands-on conservation as we roll up our sleeves to tear-down 1 km of fence line that is currently interfering with natural wildlife movement. By helping remove this section of unneeded fence you will make it possible for wildlife to move freely across the landscape! For more information and to register for events, go towww.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Don’t Fence Me In

Location

Mercier Property — Buffalo Lake Moraine Natural Area near
Stettler , AB

Conservation Volunteers: Riparian Rescue

Jul 22 2011 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Jul 23 2011 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us in the battle against noxious weeds in the Crowsnest Pass! Come out for one day, or stay for both! Together, we’ll stop the weeds in their tracks before they have a chance to establish and spread. This event was made possible, in part, through a grant from The Alpine Club of Canada’s Environment Fund. For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Riparian Rescue

Location

Crowsnest Pass , AB

Conservation Volunteers: Battle of the Alien Plant Invader​s

Jul 16 2011 - 3:30pm to 9:30pm

Join NCC this summer as we gear up for another epic battle of wills. Armed with weeders and shovels, we will beat back the thistle’s advance and once again emerge victorious! The Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary is an annual stop on the Conservation Volunteer Tour, and its one you definitely don’t want to miss! For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Battle of the Alien Plant Invader​s

Location

Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary near
Devon , AB

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