Courses & Workshops

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NGO Sustainability Champions Workshop Series

Mar 22 2016 - 2:00pm to Mar 23 2016 - 11:00pm
Jun 22 2016 - 2:00pm to 11:00pm

Non-profit organizations create positive social, environmental and economic impacts for their communities. At the same time, they are expected to be role models whose own staff and operations “walk the talk” in terms of sustainability. This can be a challenge given limited time, support and funding

The Natural Step Canada and Edmonton Community Foundation are excited to offer the NGO Sustainability Champions Workshop Series to help NGO’s address this need with two key outcomes:

  • To build the capacity of staff to develop and deliver a sustainability action plan, based on the award-winning approached pioneered by The Natural Step.
  • To develop an action plan to improve sustainability performance.
Read more about NGO Sustainability Champions Workshop Series>

Location

Edmonton Community Foundation
9910 103 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Solar PV and Biomass information for Northern Communities

Feb 12 2016 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm

Municipal Councils and CAO’s and MLA’s are cordially invited to an information day on Solar electricity and Biomass energy for communities in Northern Alberta. Read more about Solar PV and Biomass information for Northern Communities

Location

Springfield School Gymnasium
7701 99 Street
Peace River , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 28 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Mannville Elks/Legion Hall
Mannville , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 28 2015 - 9:30pm to Nov 29 2015 - 12:30am

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Lions Golf & Country Club
Two Hills , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 21 2015 - 9:00pm to Nov 22 2015 - 12:00am

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Bruce Community Hall
Bruce , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 21 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Senior Citizens Sunshine Club
Vegreville , AB
Event

U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 19 2015 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2015 - 6:00am

From October 19 to 23, 2015, there are over 55 free workshops, tours and events across four campuses: it’s Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), your chance to explore social, environmental and economic challenges and solutions. Inline image 1

All are welcome, including alumni and the general public. Events take place across three University of Alberta campuses, inlcuding North Campus, Augustana Campus and Campus Saint-Jean as well as MacEwan University. SAW is coordinated by the University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability in partnership with dozens of campus and community organizations. Read more about U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Locations

University of Alberta (Main Campus)
Edmonton , AB
University of Alberta Campus Saint-Jean
Edmonton , AB
University of Alberta Augustana Campus
Camrose , AB
Event

AEN Spring Meetings Workshop: The Courage to Rewrite the Future

Jun 13 2015 - 8:00pm to 10:15pm

Presenter: Kevin Gangel, Unstoppable Conversations

This interactive workshop will take you beyond your typical strategies for “getting by” and have you discover your paradigm of survival, at the organizational and personal level. The workshop will leave you able to rapidly see and change your hidden and automatic approach to innovation, collaboration, and leadership. It will leave you with a unique way to alter an otherwise predictable future.

This event is part of the 2015 AEN Spring Meetings. The public is welcome to attend, but please register online. Read more about AEN Spring Meetings Workshop: The Courage to Rewrite the Future

Location

Saorsa Business Centre at the Ritchie Mill
100 - 10171 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton , AB
Event

Webinar: RAIN Community Solutions—engagement tools for stormwater

Jun 10 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you looking for training, tools, funding and support to help your organization take a role in promoting ecological solutions to stormwater issues in your community?

RAIN Community Solutions works with community-based environmental organizations, to develop customized plans to address local stormwater issues and priorities.

Join us on June 10 from 12-1pm EDT for a free webinar that introduces our program and services which include: Read more about Webinar: RAIN Community Solutions—engagement tools for stormwater

Event

Re-Localize Fair

Apr 18 2015 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Come celebrate the world-wide movement to localize food, energy, transportation, businesses, communities, the economy and culture in Calgary. As part of the 2015 Down to Earth Week, Calgary Dollars, REAP, and the Arusha Centre will be hosting the Fair to celebrate this movement.  Read more about Re-Localize Fair

Location

BRCA (Bridgeland Riverside Community Hall)
917 Centre Avenue NE (Just steps away from the Bridgeland LRT station)
Calgary , AB

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