Environmental Education

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

Bee Lifecycles: Understanding Pollinators

Jan 9 2011 - 1:00am to 4:00am

 

Eliese Watson, Founder of A.B.C- Apiaries and Bees for Communities, an educational organization focusing on the development of urban beekeeping and native-bee habitats, will be presenting on the life cycle of bees and understanding the role of pollinators in nature. Read More

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

Renewable Energy Class & Tour

Sep 15 2010 - 12:30am

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta & Grant MacEwan University present:

Renewable Energy
The Path to Energy Independence
Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills

 

Registration Information

Class runs September 14 – October 26 (Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30pm)
Registration Fee: $250.

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta and the Grant MacEwan Institute of Environmental Studies presents a seven-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Solar Home Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. The class includes a Saturday tour of solar installations. Read More

Location

Room 7-139
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton , AB

Creating A Legacy Together: A Conference for Global Citizenship

May 6 2010 - 6:00am to May 8 2010 - 6:00am

Register now! You can register and pay with any major credit card at http://www.geoec.org

About the Conference

Featuring the following keynotes:

  • Chris Turner, author of The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need
  • Craig Kielburger, founder of Free the Children
  • Geoff Green, adventurer, educator, and founder of Students On Ice

This is the annual conference of the GEOEC (Global, Environmental, and Outdoor Education Council of Alberta), which has partnered with several other groups, including ACEE and the ATA, to bring you this conference.  Teachers and educators from the non-formal sector are invited to attend this conference, which will be a forum to share, celebrate, and promote promising practices for developing engaged global citizens for the 21st Century. Workshops will be listed on-line within a month. Read More

Location

Canmore , AB

Course: Intro to Permaculture

Jan 30 2010 - 4:00pm to Jan 31 2010 - 11:00pm

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture (*perm*anent - agri*culture*) is the conscious design and maintenance of agricultural ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. The philosophy is one that works with, rather than against nature and teaches that the only ethical decisions we can make are to take responsibility for our own existence and that of our children. Read More

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Community Based Social Marketing workshops

May 14 2009 - 3:00pm to May 15 2009 - 11:00pm

Workshop Description

The cornerstone of sustainability is behavior change. If we are to move toward a sustainable future we must encourage individuals and businesses to engage in a multitude of actions (e.g., waste reduction, water and energy efficiency, pollution prevention, etc.). To date, most programs to encourage such activities have relied upon disseminating information. Research demonstrates, however, that simply providing information has little or no effect on what people or businesses do. But if not ads, brochures or booklets, then what? Read More

Location

La Joie De Vivre
1008 14 Street SE
Calgary , AB

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