Talks & Lectures

Event

Weavers Headwater Havens Conservation Report

Oct 2 2013 - 1:00am

Some of the best-known National and Provincial Parks in the world are set in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. In the midst of international acclaim for these spectacular Parks, however, the area between them has been overlooked by all but a few. Read more about Weavers Headwater Havens Conservation Report

Location

Lebel Mansion Board Room
696 Kettles Street
Pincher Creek , AB
Event

Integrating Wind and Solar: The German Experience

Oct 9 2013 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Germany is at the forefront of the intelligent integration of wind and solar power into the existing electricity supply system.

Renewable power generation is variable, relying on the availability of wind and solar. With increasing amounts of variable power generation, power systems require new methods of balancing supply and demand as well as new approaches of grid operation. Read more about Integrating Wind and Solar: The German Experience

Location

Art Gallery of Alberta, Ledcor Theatre
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB
Event

The Sun is Rising in Canada: The Opportunities and Challenges

Sep 27 2013 - 1:00am

Speaker: Jared Donald Chair, Canadian Solar Industries Association

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30 pm Read more about The Sun is Rising in Canada: The Opportunities and Challenges

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
Grant MacEwan University (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Update on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Jun 1 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

In December 2012, the Government of Alberta passed the Responsible Energy Development Act which creates a single regulator for upstream oil, gas, oil sands and coal projects in Alberta. The regulator will assume the regulatory functions that are currently the resposibility of the Energy Resouces Conservation Board and the Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development. Read more about Update on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Location

Bennett Centre
9703 94 Street NW
T6C 3W1 Edmonton , AB
Event

May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

May 17 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) is hosting its monthly Ambassador Breakfast.

There will be a presentation by Lynn Robb, Director of Conservation Education with Trout Unlimited Canada. She is going to speak about Trout Unlimited Canada’s Yellow Fish Road program - a fun and interactive water education program that explores our role in maintaining strong and healthy freshwater ecosystems. The program builds on a culture of caring for our waters throughout Canada that drives choices and actions to be a part of a positive change for clean and healthy water. The City of Red Deer is a Yellow Fish Road partner. Read more about May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

AWA Tuesday Talk - Bat Conservation: White-nose Syndrome and Wind Turbines

May 15 2013 - 1:00am

with Dr. R​obert Barclay

It's a tough time to be a bat!  Come learn about two conservation issues that are posing serious challenges for bat populations: White-nose syndrome and wind turbines.  We will be joined by Dr. Robert Barclay who will discuss the consequences of these two factors on Alberta species and ecosystems.

$5 Adults, $1 Children Read more about AWA Tuesday Talk - Bat Conservation: White-nose Syndrome and Wind Turbines

Location

Hillhurst Room
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Apr 19 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) will be holding its monthly Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Cost: $15 per person admission - includes hot buffet breakfast

There will be a presentation by Larry Wright, Director of Operational Services for the Town of Olds. Topic TBA. Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Mar 15 2013 - 1:30pm to Mar 16 2013 - 2:45am

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance(RDRWA) will be holding their monthly Ambassador Breakfast - enjoy a hot buffet and help recognize the next round of Watershed Ambassadors!

Cost: $15 per person admission Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

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