Courses & Workshops

Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Volunteer Orientation

Jun 1 2011 - 12:30am to 2:30am

New and experienced volunteers will get a juicy 2 hour training to learn how our community bike shop operates, the many programs what we do, how we help people fall in love with their bike, and how you can help.

No mechanical experience? Be a Shop Host or staff the EBC at one of the many events we attend!

Have a knack for teaching and trouble-shooting? Be a Mechanic at BikeWorks or at one of the summer events!

Register to attend here: http://bit.ly/ifjc5P

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Location

BikeWorks
10047 80 Avenue NW (enter through back alley only)
Edmonton , AB

Environmental Assessment Changes: Will They Affect You? (Webinar)

Apr 19 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you confused about how recent changes in Environmental Assessment law will affect your practice? Can we expect federal Environmental Assessments to be conducted differently now?

Join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel at the Environmental Law Centre of Alberta on April 19th to find out what changes have been made in the last year and how they will impact the federal environmental assessment process.

Click here to RSVP. Read more about Environmental Assessment Changes: Will They Affect You? (Webinar)

2011 ATCO Community Symposium - High River

May 12 2011 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a day of engaging discussions at our 12th annual ATCO Community Symposium.

Community service providers and non-profits of every kind will gain insights, tools, new ideas and networking opportunities to help your organization evolve and thrive. Read more about 2011 ATCO Community Symposium - High River

Location

Highwood Memorial Centre
128 5 Avenue SW
High , AB

2011 ATCO Community Symposium - Hanna

May 10 2011 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a day of engaging discussions at our 12th annual ATCO Community Symposium.

Community service providers and non-profits of every kind will gain insights, tools, new ideas and networking opportunities to help your organization evolve and thrive. Read more about 2011 ATCO Community Symposium - Hanna

Location

Hanna & District Community Centre
503 5 Avenue W
Hanna , AB

Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Apr 29 2011 - 6:00am to May 1 2011 - 6:00am

Join hosts Alla Guelber and Mike Unrau and special guests:

The purpose of this 2.5 day retreat is to spend a weekend with peers from diverse disciplines and inspiring professionals, deeply engaging with questions around vocation, sustainability, and social innovation. Read more about Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Location

Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel
Kananaskis , AB

Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Mar 25 2011 - 2:45pm to 9:30pm

Basin Forum & Workshop

Focus: Land Use, Headwaters, Riparian Areas & Wetlands

With morning presentations by guest speakers on headwaters, land use, wetlands and riparian areas.  This will be followed by facilitated break-out sessions in the afternoon where attendees will be asked to provide comments on the latest version of the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan.

A full agenda and copy of the latest version of the draft Plan will be sent to all registered attendees in advance of the forum. Read more about Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Location

Cochrane Ranchehouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB

Workshop - More Parks Now, Not Bill 29

Mar 3 2011 - 2:00am to 4:30am

Tourism, Parks & Recreation Minister is still determined to get Bill 29 passed. She will be undertaking some form of outreach or consultation on Bill 29 during this summer (see notes for form-letter MLAs are sending in reply to letters from citizens). Lets continue to work together to set the agenda in favour of more parks and their legislative protection before summer.

Workshop

If you cannot come or weren't at the prior workshops, please contact Kristin or Dianne (info at end), so you receive the earlier information. Read more about Workshop - More Parks Now, Not Bill 29

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council, 2nd Floor
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Ozone Prevention and Air Quality Action Workshop

Mar 24 2011 - 2:30pm to 9:00pm

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone, in partnership with Alberta Environment, the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the City of Red Deer, is hosting an Ozone Prevention workshop.

The theme is the “Action H.E.R.O. Challenge - where Every Action Counts” (Action H.E.R.O. meaning Action for a Healthy Environment by Reducing Ozone). At this workshop: Read more about Ozone Prevention and Air Quality Action Workshop

Location

Holiday Inn
Red Deer , AB

Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Mar 27 2011 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and The Root Cellar: ecoStore & Apothecary (a project of ReThink Red Deer's Centre for Urban Agriculture). Read more about Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer , AB

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