Courses & Workshops

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) Read more about All About Bumble Bees

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 Read more about Legal Tools for a Healthy Environment

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 Read more about Legal Tools for a Healthy Environment

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. Read more about Fall Climate Leadership Program Application Deadline

Energy Depot Workshop

Sep 28 2019 (All day)
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. Read more about Energy Depot Workshop

Location

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

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. Read more about Stream Rehabilitation Training

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]. Read more about Community Climate Action workshop

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]​​​​​​​ Read more about Community Climate Action Workshop

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] Read more about Community Climate Action workshop

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.

Apply Read more about Canvassing for Change

Location

TBA Edmonton , AB

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