Courses & Workshops

Event

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
Event

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
Event

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
Event

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
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

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