Meetings & Consultations

Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Updates from two Calgary campaigns: Coalition for a Healthy Calgary & CivicCamp

Nov 5 2009 - 2:00am

We will hear from two local organizations that have been busy lobbying city hall and making headlines on two issues: pesticides and the growth of our city.  We will hear from Coalition for a Healthy Calgary (CHC) on the recent happenings of Calgary’s first Pesticide Bylaw, and what we can do to support it, and we will also be hearing from members of CivicCamp, who will be talking about their work around The Calgary Plan-IT and their recent CivicCamp 2.0 workshop. Read more about Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Updates from two Calgary campaigns: Coalition for a Healthy Calgary & CivicCamp

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Pesticide-Free Meeting

Nov 3 2009 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Please come and join us for bi-monthly pesticide-free meeting.

Calgary has taken its first steps to becoming pesticide-free and we’d like Edmonton to follow suit! 

Roughly 87% of Albertans support a pesticide-free law. Despite this support, pesticide use has increased in the province to from 36% in 1994 to 39% in 2005 (Canadian Cancer Society). A pesticide ban in the city of Edmonton would eliminate the use of cosmetic use of pesticides within city limits and reduce the risk of: non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Read more about Pesticide-Free Meeting

Location

Canadian Cancer Society
1200 — 8215 112 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Oct 8 2009 - 1:00am

Panel Discussion on Climate Change and the Lead up to the Copenhagen Discussions this fall.

For our October meeting, we have another Panel Discussion, this one on Climate Change and the lead up to Copenhagen 2009 (COP 15), the United Nations Climate Conference, in December. For this discussion we will be joined by three of Calgary’s leaders in the climate discussion: Read more about Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Alberta Caribou Committee Spring General Meeting

Jun 10 2009 - 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Draft Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction (George Hamilton, Interim Program Manager, Alberta Caribou Committee)
  • Update on West Central Caribou Landscape Plan (Ron Bjorge, ASRD, Acting Government Co-Chair
  • Update on Athabasca Caribou Landscape Plan (Melanie Duhaime, Sierra Systems; Terry Antoniuk, Salmo Consulting; George Hamilton)
  • Research & Monitoring Program
    • Caribou Population Monitoring (Kirby Smith)
    • Caribou, Predators and Alternative Prey in Athabasca Landscape (Dave Latham)
    • Wolf Population Surveys (Nicole McCutchen)
  • Updates on ACC Organization (George Hamilton)
    • Strategic Assessment, review of ACC terms of reference
    • Funding
    • Research & Monitoring Subcommittee
    • New Caribou Landscape Assessments

For more information contact: Cliff Wallis, 403-271-1408 Read more about Alberta Caribou Committee Spring General Meeting

Location

Nexen Conference Center, Annex Theater
801 7 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance AGM

Jun 17 2009 - 2:00pm

The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) is a non-profit society whose purpose is to protect and improve water quality and ecosystem functioning in the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta. The organization is guided by a Board of Directors composed of member organizations from within the watershed. It is the designated Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) for the North Saskatchewan River under Alberta Environment's Water for Life Strategy. Read more about North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance AGM

Location

King's University College
9125 50 Street
Edmonton , AB

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