Courses & Workshops

Stream Rehabilitation Training

Nov 17 2019 (All day)
Nov 18 2019 (All day)

In partnership with Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC), the City of Calgary will be offering the Stream Rehabilitation Training Program begining fall 2019. The workshops provide up-to-date information on the science and best practices of rehabilitating stream ecosystems and their watersheds. The course demonstrates how we integrate disciplines through a systems approach, by providing students with an understanding of watershed and stream dynamics, assessment and monitoring, rehabilitation planning and implementation. This course will provide a great education for anyone interested in on the ground restoration including conservationists, stewardship groups, students, researchers, and professionals.

Location

Calgary , AB

Community Climate Action workshop

Sep 12 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Sep 12 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

From the Keepers of the Athabsca Facebook event page:

  • Latest science on climate change
  • Difference between weather and climate
  • Observations of Traditional Knowledge Holders
  • Emergency preparedness: how to stay safe!
  • What we can do to help slow down climate change
  • How to develop solar installations
  • Request for Proposal: examples, template, distribution, evaluation
  • Reviewing Energy Efficiency Alberta programs and their results in Alberta
  • Plans from around the world

Please register by calling the Friendship Centre: 780 743-8555 and press 0 for reception, or emailing [email protected].

Location

Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre
8310 Manning Avenue
T9H 1W1 Fort McMurray , AB

Community Climate Action Workshop

Sep 11 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Sep 11 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

From the Keepers of the Athabsca Facebook event page:

  • Latest science on climate change
  • Difference between weather and climate
  • Observations of Traditional Knowledge Holders
  • Emergency preparedness: how to stay safe!
  • What we can do to help slow down climate change
  • How to develop solar installations
  • Request for Proposal: examples, template, distribution, evaluation
  • Reviewing Energy Efficiency Alberta programs and their results in Alberta
  • Climate Plans from around the world

Please register by calling the Friendship Centre: 780 523-4511 or emailing [email protected]​​​​​​​

Location

High Prairie Native Friendship Centre
4919 51 Avenue
T0G 1E0 High Prairie , AB

Community Climate Action workshop

Sep 3 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Sep 3 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

From the Keepers of the Athabsca Facebook event page:

  • Latest science on climate change
  • Difference between weather and climate
  • Observations of Traditional Knowledge Holders
  • Emergency preparedness: how to stay safe!
  • What we can do to help slow down climate change
  • How to develop solar installations
  • Request for Proposal: examples, template, distribution, evaluation
  • Reviewing Energy Efficiency Alberta programs and their results in Alberta
  • Plans from around the world

Please register by calling the Friendship Centre: 780 849-3039 or emailing [email protected]

Location

Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre
416 6 Avenue NE
T0G 2A2 Slave Lake , AB

Canvassing for Change

Feb 24 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Campaigns are won on the ground – at the doorstep and on the phone. Paid ads and social media posts can be part of an effective election campaign, and no one ever won a contested campaign without talking directly to voters.

Canvassing for Change applies principles of community organizing to build large volunteer canvassing teams. Building off of best practices from the last 10 years of US Democrat campaigns, and field-tested and refined by progressives in Canada, Canvassing for Change teaches the practical and hands on skills needed to win.

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Location

TBA Edmonton , AB

Canvassing for Change

Feb 23 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Campaigns are won on the ground – at the doorstep and on the phone. Paid ads and social media posts can be part of an effective election campaign, and no one ever won a contested campaign without talking directly to voters.

Canvassing for Change applies principles of community organizing to build large volunteer canvassing teams. Building off of best practices from the last 10 years of US Democrat campaigns, and field-tested and refined by progressives in Canada, Canvassing for Change teaches the practical and hands on skills needed to win.

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Location

TBA Calgary , AB

Webinar: Climate Accountability in Canada

Nov 22 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In this webinar, we will dig into some of the ambition-raising asks we’ll be making of the Canadian government as we head into COP24. Our panelists will discuss what an accountability mechanism for the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change might look like and how it can ensure ambition can be raised in the future. We will also explore some of the ways accountability mechanisms have been embedded in climate policy around the world. 

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Ecological Grief

Nov 22 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Grieving the loss or change of a cherished natural space has not always been recognized as a true form of grieving. With wildfires and summers filled with smoke, devastating flooding, subtle changes in the seasons, and the recent IPCC report, ecological grief is now starting to become recognized as a legitimate form of mourning and anxiety. But like all forms of grief, ecological grief is personal, unique, and doesn't often follow a logical pattern. Join us for a discussion around the ways we may grieve a landscape similarly (and differently) to other forms of loss.

Location

Lethbridge Public Library
810 5 Avenue S
T1J 4C4 Lethbridge , AB

2018 Renewable Energy Fair + Workshops

Oct 20 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

The event is proudly hosted by RDC Green Campus and ReThink Red Deer.Building on the success of the springtime EcoLiving Fair + Workshops, this inaugural event is presented by Peavey Mart and Sun Country Highway and supported by Alberta Environment and Parks' "Community Environmental Action" program!

Keynote Speaker - David Dodge (10:00am)

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east Trades wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Indigenous Water Governance Workshop

Oct 3 2018 - 6:00pm

Workshop with Caleb Behn

  • Executive Director, Keepers of the Water
  • Water Advocate for First Nations at a national level
  • Walrus Talks, TEDx talks on Indigenous Water Governance

Exploring pre-contact water laws, agreements, and treaties, while asking the question: can there be an Indigenous Water Governance model for Canada?

Location

Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre
Law Centre, 111 89 Avenue NW (University of Alberta)
T6G 2H5 Edmonton , AB

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