Sustainable Communities

Alberta Prairie Green Roof Conference & Tour

Jun 9 2008 - 7:00am to Jun 12 2008 - 12:00am

Greening Alberta… One Roof at a Time


The Alberta Ecoroof Initiative is co-hosting, with the Calgary Zoo and various local organizations, a regional conference on green roofs. Primary objectives of the conference are to demonstrate the benefits of a green roof system, share information on challenges and advance an action plan to establish a local green roof industry through case study review, research and policy development. The Alberta Prairie Green Roof Conference will be held at the Calgary Zoo & Botanical Gardens on June 9th to 11th, 2008.

For conference registration & program, go to and select Alberta Prairie Green Roof Conference under CTI News & Events. Read More


Calgary Zoo Calgary , AB

Climate Solutions, Cool Cities and The Dream Reborn

May 28 2008 - 2:00am

Sierra Club of Canada Presents

Climate Solutions, Cool Cities and The Dream Reborn

Presented by Stephen Hazell and Lindsay Telfer

Please join us for an evening of lively and empowering discussion of Climate Solutions and Clean Energy for a Just Alberta! As oil prices continue to soar, how can we as a community and a province produce the energy we require while being respectful to the land and people? Read More

Calgary Commuter Challenge

Jun 1 2008 - 6:00am to Jun 8 2008 - 5:59am

What Moves You?

What is moving you this Environment Week? Sustainable Alberta Association is once again the proud host of Commuter Challenge and it is coming soon so gear up your bike, stretch out your legs, and pick up your bus pass to get ready! This 18th annual event promotes Calgary workplaces and individuals to experience sustainable modes of transportation. Read More

The Eco-Footprint Community Kickoff celebrates Calgarians taking action together

On Earth Day, The City of Calgary, corporate and community partners will come together to showcase our collective environmental actions and set the stage for further initiatives that will reduce Calgary’s Footprint. Through this coordinated effort we demonstrate that reducing our Ecological Footprint is truly a city-wide effort, built on partnership, collaboration and interconnectedness around environmental stewardship.

Eco-Footprint Community Showcase, April 19-26

Join us for a series of GREEN community events that will help you reduce your Ecological Footprint. Some of our community partners include: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Calgary Public Library, Community Natural Foods, the Weaselhead Preservation Society, Clean Calgary Association, Brookfield Properties. A complete listing of events is coming soon at

For more information or to promote your Earth Day event, please contact us at [email protected] Read More

Evergreen: Community Greening Grants Available


We are pleased to announce that our Common Grounds Grant Program will be accepting proposals for the Wal-Mart – Evergreen Grant Program this spring. The deadline for applications is Friday February 29th, 2008. You will find our Spring 2008 guidelines and application forms for the Wal-Mart – Evergreen Green Grants at under Common Grounds. Read More

Edmonton Urban Lake Survey

Life in the city can make us forget about our impact on the environment. With parking lots, sidewalks, manicured lawns, roads and stormwater collection systems forming an artificial landscape we may not recognize we're part of the natural world. The reality is our actions in the city have a direct impact on the environment, particularly stormwater and our urban lakes.

Urban Lake Living - Healthy Communities, Healthy Lakes is an exciting new initiative of the Federation of Alberta Naturalists. Read More

Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: "Bridge to Community: The Affordable Housing Crisis in Alberta"

Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook GroupThe Chinook Group’s next monthly public meeting will take place on February 6 at 7 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council building (1111 Memorial Drive NW). The meeting will feature a screening of the documentary “Bridge to Community: The Affordable Housing Crisis in Alberta” followed by a discussion. Read More


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