Talks & Lectures

Mount Pleasant & Tuxedo Park DIGITAL Climate Conversation

Nov 24 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

From Calgary Climate Hub:

Tune in to our Community Zoomcast from your own cozy space and engage in *real* conversations with our host of climate experts on topics like renewable energy, permaculture and building climate resilience (and pandemic resilience!) into GREAT Calgary communities like this one.

We’d love a great turnout from specifically Mount Pleasant/Tuxedo Parkians but all guests are welcome.

Ever forward and in this together, Read more about Mount Pleasant & Tuxedo Park DIGITAL Climate Conversation

West Hillhurst DIGITAL Climate Conversation

Oct 22 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

From Calgary Climate Hub:

Hey there fellow Calgarians! Heading into the fall the Calgary Climate Hub is kicking off a covid-safe digital version of our popular Community Climate Conversations, starting October 22nd for West Hillhurst! Read more about West Hillhurst DIGITAL Climate Conversation

Native Trout in Alberta

Jun 17 2020 - 1:00pm

CPAWS Southern Alberta and Trout Unlimited Canada are hosting a livestream discussion on the threats to native trout in Alberta, and what we can do to promote their recovery.

Submit your trout questions for the experts on Facebook, and tune in to the livestream on June 17 at 1:00 PM. Read more about Native Trout in Alberta

Climate change considerations in the new federal impact assessment regime

Jun 27 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Canada’s new federal impact assessment legislation came into force in August 2019. It includes explicit requirements to take into account climate change considerations during assessment and decision-making phases. What does this mean? Details are still emerging, primarily in the form of draft guidance set to be finalized in the very near future. This Saturday Morning at the Law School session presents the new legislative context and comments on the details of climate change considerations available to date, including implications for review and approval of major resource projects. The presentation will also relate this material to the broader context of implementing Canada’s international climate change commitments and related domestic law and policy measures.

This event is sponsored by the Alberta Law Foundation.

More info & registration Read more about Climate change considerations in the new federal impact assessment regime

Avian Summer: Online Premiere and Q&A

Jun 25 2020 - 8:00pm

From the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre:

"Avian Summer" is a locally-produced wildlife documentary by Rick Andrews

Discover the variety of birds that migrate into Southern Alberta each spring, where they come to find a mate & raise the next generation, before migrating south again the the fall.

Available for online rental or digital download. All proceeds benefit Helen Schuler Nature Centre. Read more about Avian Summer: Online Premiere and Q&A

AWA Talk: Student Research Showcase

May 1 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Join us as we host our annual student showcase, exploring and celebrating their independent research projects. Read more about AWA Talk: Student Research Showcase


AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Edmonton Talk — Habitat Matters

Feb 11 2020 - 7:00pm

Join AWA and Environmental Law Centre’s Executive Director, Jason Unger, for Habitat Matters: Habitat Laws, Challenges and New Directions.

Habitat is essential to the survival of all species. Our activities across the landscape have a significant impact on the habitat of other species. As the human footprint has expanded, we have seen habitat degradation and destruction and its resulting negative impact on species abundance and distribution.

Habitat laws and regulation are a central component to how we start to address this human footprint. Join us to learn more. Read more about Edmonton Talk — Habitat Matters


Jackson Power
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

Alberta's Greenest Cities — Calgary

Feb 6 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

From the Solar Alberta website:

Join us to hear from Alberta's Greenest communities: why going green is so important, what these places have accomplished, how they did it, and what's next.

Cities, towns, MDs and counties across Alberta are proving that acting locally is essential to climate leadership.

Presentations by: Read more about Alberta's Greenest Cities — Calgary


Orpheus Theatre,
Campus Centre, SAIT (1301 16 Avenue NW)
Calgary , AB

Mammal Monitoring in Alberta

Feb 18 2020 - 7:00pm

From the Alberta Wilderness Association:

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has monitored over 40 species of mammals and their habitats across the province since 2007. In this talk, we’ll describe opportunities and challenges of monitoring biodiversity at a provincial scale, walk through the process the sampling for mammals, and describe how this information can be used by stakeholders and decision-makers. Read more about Mammal Monitoring in Alberta


AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB


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