Environmental Education

Earth Matters: a conference to develop communities of practice in environmental education

Apr 25 2013 - 6:00am to Apr 27 2013 - 6:00am

with Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods

Whether you are a K-12 teacher, an agency professional, a university student, or a member of another environmental education stakeholder group – we'll provide you with many opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, and develop a community of practice that will support you in your work post-conference - because the 'Earth Matters'! Read More


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

2012 Mayor's Environment Expo— Showcase School Program

16 Dec 2011

The City of Calgary will be hosting the 2012 Mayor’s Environment Expo on June 5-7. We are currently accepting applications for the Showcase School Program, where schools embark on six month environmental project to take action in their school. Their projects are then celebrated at the Expo. Read More

AWA Talk: Where Have All the Children Gone? Nature Deficit Disorder and How to Combat It

Nov 30 2011 - 2:00am


Gus Yaki, renowned naturalist and birder, gives a talk on being a naturalist in Southern Alberta. (More details to follow)

Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children

For registration and more information… Read More


Hillhurst Room
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Photovoltaics for Electricians Class

Oct 29 2011 - 12:30am to Oct 30 2011 - 10:30pm

This class is designed for electricians or those with electrical experience and an understanding of electrical theory and electrical terminology. The class will overview system design, siting, shading and maintenance issues. Photovoltaic equipment including modules, racking systems, inverters, charge controllers, and batteries will be introduced. Section 50 of the Canadian Electrical Code will be interpreted.

October 28-30, 2011 Read More


Room X-105
NAIT Main Campus
Edmonton , AB

Renewable Energy - The Path to Energy Independence

Sep 20 2011 - 6:00am

What are the latest renewable energy technologies available?  What is actually practical for our climate? The Solar Energy Society of Alberta and the Grant MacEwan Institute of Environmental Studies are offering this popular class again this Fall on Tuesday evenings. It provides an overview of photovoltaics, solar hot water, solar home design, green transportation options and more. Read More


MacEwan University - City Centre Campus
Edmonton , 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


Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer , AB


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