Courses & Workshops

Event

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
Event

Wildflower Seed Planting Workshop

Feb 6 2011 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

 

 with Bruce Bashforth of Bedrock Seedbank

Learn the secrets of growing native wildflowers and grasses from seed. This is a hands on workshop where you can choose the seeds you want, plant them and take them home. You can let your seeds germinate naturally outside in the spring, or start them inside Read more about Wildflower Seed Planting Workshop

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9231 100 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

Jan 29 2011 - 5:00pm to Jan 31 2011 - 1:00am

Location: Pure Earth Organics - #12 - 5579 47th St., Red Deer

Saturday January 29th & 30th, 2011
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (both days)

Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C.) is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. This 16-hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. Read more about Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

Event

Kill Bill 29 (Alberta Parks Act) Volunteer recruitment & orientation meeting

Dec 17 2010 - 1:00am to 2:00am

Take a quick break from studying and/or working and come to this important event! You can be a part of protecting Alberta's parks.

This is your chance to find out more & to volunteer to help your parks now. Find out: Read more about Kill Bill 29 (Alberta Parks Act) Volunteer recruitment & orientation meeting

Location

Education Building Room 106
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

People's Assembly for Climate Justice

Dec 5 2010 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

During the next major round of climate negotiations in Cancun Mexico (November 29th to December 10th), People's Assemblies on Climate Justice (PACJ) will be taking place across Canada. PACJ are movement-building and organizing events. The focus is on dialogue and transforming awareness into action through community-based climate justice actions. Read more about People's Assembly for Climate Justice

Location

Memorial Park Library
1221 2nd Street SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Online Course: Off-Grid Solar Systems

Dec 3 2010 - 1:30am to 4:30am

Reduce your carbon footprint and take an alternative energy/energy efficiency course online this Fall

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive. Read more about Online Course: Off-Grid Solar Systems

Event

Online Course: Solar Electricity

Nov 19 2010 - 1:30am to 4:30am

Reduce your carbon footprint and take an alternative energy/energy efficiency course online this Fall…

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive.

Solar Electricity
November 18 (6:30-9:30 pm) - $75+GST Read more about Online Course: Solar Electricity

Event

Solar Home Design – Heating with the Sun

Oct 29 2010 - 12:30am to 3:30am

Reduce your carbon footprint and take an alternative energy/energy efficiency course online this Fall

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive. Read more about Solar Home Design – Heating with the Sun

Event

Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Oct 17 2010 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2010 - 6:00am

Location: Across all five U of A campuses

A week-long celebration, with more than 60 events, coordinated by the Office of Sustainability with help from 30+ student groups and campus organizations.

The goal of the week is to educate our campus community on how to become more aware of sustainability issues, learn more about campus sustainability and develop sustainability skills of their own.

Website: http://www.sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw.cfm Read more about Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Locations

University of Alberta (North Campus, South Campus, Campus St.-Jean)
Edmonton
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
Camrose , AB

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