Courses & Workshops

Making Sure Canada Never Misses Another Climate Target

Jun 17 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

As a nation, we have missed every greenhouse gas reduction target set by the Canadian government prior to the current 2030 target, and are currently not on track to meet the 2030 target. While governments can claim credit for setting long-term goals, several short-term, and sometimes hard, necessary steps remain to achieve them. 

All About Bumble Bees

Jan 29 2020 - 6:00pm

From the Alberta Wilderness Association:

Join us to learn all about bumble bees! We will cover bumble bee life cycles, habitat requirements and identification of common bumble bees in southern Alberta. Attendees can build their very own bumble bee box to take home and will be encouraged to participate in our bumble bee box monitoring program.

Cost: $30/box (all ages welcome)

Location

AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Legal Tools for a Healthy Environment

Oct 30 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day workshop is designed to help groups working in the environmental sector become more familiar with the legal tools available to them. Join lawyers from the ELC and Ecojustice for a vibrant discussion on topics including: 

  • Accessing information;
  • Petitioning the federal Commissioner for the Environment;
  • Navigating the judicial review process;
  • Small group discussions on real life scenarios;
    …and much more! 

Registration: $20 per person

Location

Hotel Arts
119 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Legal Tools for a Healthy Environment

Nov 5 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day workshop is designed to help groups working in the environmental sector become more familiar with the legal tools available to them. Join lawyers from the ELC and Ecojustice for a vibrant discussion on topics including: 

  • Accessing information;
  • Petitioning the federal Commissioner for the Environment;
  • Navigating the judicial review process;
  • Small group discussions on real life scenarios;
    …and much more! 

Registration: $20 per person

Location

Kingsway Legion
14339 50 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Fall Climate Leadership Program Application Deadline

Oct 14 2019 - 12:00pm

From Regeneration Learning Society:

Climate change is the overarching crisis of our time, providing both challenges and opportunities for us to tackle. The Climate Leadership Program (CLP) will build the capacity of participants to take leadership and initiate climate action in their personal lives and organizations in Alberta.

Energy Depot Workshop

Sep 28 2019 - 12:00am
Oct 1 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

From the Energy Depot website:

The Energy Depot is an opportunity for Calgarians (and area) to work on an idea or project that they would like to implement in their community. It's free and there to help you create and deliver your own project that will improve your community or community organization's energy efficiency and climate change impact.

Location

University of Alberta Calgary Centre
333 5 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Stream Rehabilitation Training

Nov 17 2019 - 12:00am
Nov 18 2019 - 12:00am

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

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