Environmental Education

Earth Matters Conference

Oct 15 2015 - 6:00am to Oct 17 2015 - 6:00am

Join us for a critically important conversation about energy and environmental education - for a sustainable future Read More


Coast Hotel and Conference Centre
Canmore , AB

Call for Session & Poster Proposals: Earth Matters Environmental Education Conference

Session & Poster Proposals
15 May 2015

The Earth Matters Environmental Education Conference October 15-17, 2015 in Canmore is now accepting session and poster proposals.

We are looking for sessions that will be of interest to all types of educators: K-12 teachers, community outreach and engagement leaders, non-profit and for profit program providers, government, or corporate environmental specialists and the academic community. Read More

Co-op Community Spaces Program

15 May 2015

As Western Canadians, we have to make the most of every chance we get to go outside and enjoy the parks, playgrounds, community gardens and other spaces that bring us together.

Co-op Community Spaces has been developed to help protect, beautify and improve spaces across Western Canada. In keeping with our ongoing commitment to invest in the communities we serve, Co-op will contribute up to $1 million annually to help support projects that improve the places Canadians meet, play, learn and share. Read More

RBC–Evergreen Watershed Champions Award

17 Apr 2015

From the Evergreen website:

Evergreen’s Watershed Champions program is designed to inspire and equip elementary and intermediate classes across Canada to learn more about their local watershed.

Children have a natural curiosity about the world around them and an instinct to care for the environment. By teaching students about the dynamics of their local watershed and how to take care of it, schools can help maintain the vitality of the ecosystem.

Find out how you can be a Watershed Champion!

Apply for the RBC–Evergreen Watershed Champions Award
We want to reward your hard work by annually recognizing outstanding achievement in watershed education. Tell us how your class is learning about and caring for your local watershed, and your school could win funding to further enhance its environmental initiatives. Learn more and apply here.

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Single day registration open for the Earth Matters environmental education conference

Our friends at ACEE sent along this note regarding their upcoming environmental education conference:

If you are interested in attending Earth Matters but can't make it for the entire conference, you will be pleased to know that single day conference registrations are now available!

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Earth Matters: an environmental education conference

Apr 24 2014 - 6:00am to Apr 26 2014 - 6:00am

A conference to help you develop your community of practice - and explore how the Earth Matters to you.

With Ziya Tong, host of Planet Earth
and Gordon Stenhouse, Grizzly Bear expert

Join us this Spring in the Rocky Mountains! We’ll provide inspirational speakers, relevant workshops, and ample opportunities for you to work with other educators and create or develop a community of practice that is directly relevant to your work – because the ‘Earth Matters.’ Read More


Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
T1W 1N7 Canmore , AB

EPCOR Community Essentials Council Charitable Donations

15 Oct 2013

The EPCOR Community Essentials Council (ECEC) accepts applications any time throughout the year and collectively reviews them on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadlines by which to apply for funding in 2013 are:

  • January 22, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • April 23, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • July 30, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • October 15, 2013 at midnight, MST

May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

May 17 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) is hosting its monthly Ambassador Breakfast.

There will be a presentation by Lynn Robb, Director of Conservation Education with Trout Unlimited Canada. She is going to speak about Trout Unlimited Canada’s Yellow Fish Road program - a fun and interactive water education program that explores our role in maintaining strong and healthy freshwater ecosystems. The program builds on a culture of caring for our waters throughout Canada that drives choices and actions to be a part of a positive change for clean and healthy water. The City of Red Deer is a Yellow Fish Road partner. Read More


Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

Call for Workshop Proposals: Earth Matters Conference

Earth Matters Conference
29 Nov 2012

Deadline Extended for Workshop Proposals

The Alberta Council for Environmental Education is hosting the Earth Matters Conference April 2013 in Canmore. 

We are looking for sessions that will be of interest to all types of educators - whether they are K-12 teachers, community outreach and engagement leaders, non-profit and for profit program providers, government at all level or corporate environmental specialists. Read More


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