ReThink Red Deer

Earthbag Building Presentation

Jan 17 2013 - 1:30am to 4:00am

ReThink Red Deer is back at it in the new year with a great presentation on natural building!

Evonne and Robert Smulders, owners of Sage Permaculture in Black Diamond, AB create environments that embrace the patterns of nature. Spend the evening imagining a future where we are all builders and dreamers as we take a journey through the building process for an Earthbag building site in Joshua Tree, California. Read More

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Nov 16 2012 - 2:30pm to Nov 17 2012 - 3:45am

The next Watershed Ambassador Breakfast will share the history of paddling down the Red Deer River during the times of the Canadian Fur Trade (1779 - 1821). Warm up with a hot breakfast as the winter approaches and enjoy some great stories of the Red Deer River's pioneer paddlers!

Presenter: Peter Allen is an Albertan and experienced canoeist who is very knowledgeable of western Canadian history; specifically, the Canadian Fur Trade of the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company. Read More

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 (Gaetz) Avenue
Red Deer , AB

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Oct 19 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The next Watershed Ambassador Breakfast gives a new perspective on an old idea for watershed management practices. Have a hot breakfast as the fall colours turn and get introduced to "permaculture" - the practice of designing sustainable human habitats by following Nature's patterns! Read More

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 (Gaetz) Ave nue
Red Deer , AB

September Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Sep 21 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

 

Get ready for a 'dam' good breakfast including the recognition of the September round of Watershed Ambassador awards!

Presenters: Rick Friedl, Central North regional manager for all water infrastructure projects owned and operated by the province and Carlin Soehn, Operations Manager for the Central North region. Read More

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

Deliberative Democracy for a Changing Climate

Nov 17 2011 - 1:30am to 3:30am

 

Join us for an engaging dialogue on the Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) approach to public engagement and how it is helping Alberta communities to have meaningful and collaborative conversations around the impacts of climate change. We'll identify positive actions that can be taken to mitigate the impacts and the opportunities that can be leveraged to strengthen our community and local economy.

Presenters

Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) Read More

Location

Room 2906
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Oct 21 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Join the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance for the October Watershed Ambassador Program hot buffet Breakfast as together we raise the profile of the watershed, its stewardship groups, stewards, and all those practicing related Beneficial Watershed Management Practices.

Breakfast will be served at 7:30am

Cost $12+GST Read More

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

ReThink Red Deer Annual General Reunion

Apr 21 2011 - 12:30am to 3:30am

ReThink Red Deer's first annual general reunion! Like a traditional AGM, we'll handle the basic governance requirements of being a legal society but our focus will be on a special presentation and celebration of our accomplishments over the last year. Read More

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

ReThink Red Deer Community Cafe

Feb 25 2011 - 1:30am to 4:00am

On the evening of February 24th (6:30pm-9pm) the conference doors will open wide to all Albertans.

Inside will be a special gathering; a series of inspiring (and free!) presentations on how local groups and individuals are strengthening their communities. The presentations will be scheduled in an 'open space' format and delivered by the "Pecha Kucha" method of storytelling. We'll gather together and tell the stories that will spread like wildfire! Read More

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Mar 27 2011 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and The Root Cellar: ecoStore & Apothecary (a project of ReThink Red Deer's Centre for Urban Agriculture). Read More

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer , AB

Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

Jan 29 2011 - 5:00pm to Jan 31 2011 - 1:00am

Location: Pure Earth Organics - #12 - 5579 47th St., Red Deer

Saturday January 29th & 30th, 2011
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (both days)

Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C.) is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. This 16-hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. Read More

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