Talks & Lectures

Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Jan 18 2013 - 2:30pm to Jan 19 2013 - 3:45am

Flow into the new year with a hot buffet breakfast and a presentation on monitoring Alberta's biodiversity! Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

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

Earthbag Building Presentation

Jan 17 2013 - 1:30am to 4:00am

ReThink Red Deer is back at it in the new year with a great presentation on natural building!

Evonne and Robert Smulders, owners of Sage Permaculture in Black Diamond, AB create environments that embrace the patterns of nature. Spend the evening imagining a future where we are all builders and dreamers as we take a journey through the building process for an Earthbag building site in Joshua Tree, California. Read more about Earthbag Building Presentation

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB
Event

AWA Tuesday Talk: Greater Sage-grouse Partnership

Jan 30 2013 - 2:00am

with Cliff Wallis, Sean Nichols, and Wonnita Andrus

Join us for the first talk of the New Year as we discuss the critically endangered Greater Sage-grouse in Alberta and what efforts we have underway to protect this unique and incredible prairie bird.  We will be joined by Cliff Wallis who will speak about his experiences with this prairie icon.

$5 Adults, $1 Children Read more about AWA Tuesday Talk: Greater Sage-grouse Partnership

Location

Hillhurst Room, AWA
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Planning for our Future: Public information and workshop on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

Dec 12 2012 - 2:00am

The government has recently started public consultations on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan . In a relaxed setting, AWA staff and guests will provide information about the plan, work through ways that you can give your feedback & answer your questions one-on-one. This workshop is hands-on and designed to help you quickly and confidently give your feedback during this busy time of year. See you there!

Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

Reservations: Read more about Planning for our Future: Public information and workshop on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

Location

Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Calgary Environmental Education Tours presents: Rethink Energy!

Dec 7 2012 - 9:00pm

This is a Calgary environmental event not to be missed! On Friday December 7th, for only $7, take part in a tour of SAIT's Green Building Technologies lab and current projects, followed by a post-tour workshop and dinner at the CommunityWise Resource Centre. Speakers from diverse organizations in Calgary will present their experiences working in the field of renewable energy. Food (meat, veggie, and gluten free pizza) and drinks (beer and/or juice) are included in the affordable-for-all ticket price! Read more about Calgary Environmental Education Tours presents: Rethink Energy!

Location

SAIT
Calgary , AB
Event

CPAWS Northern Alberta AGM & Film/Speaker Event— Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies

Nov 23 2012 - 2:00am

2011/2012 AGM (7pm start)

Come learn what CPAWS Northern Alberta worked on this past year. Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). Contact [email protected] or 780-424-5129 x309 with questions.

Film/Speaker Event (7:30pm start)

Film - Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies

CPAWS Northern Alberta is excited to present a free showing of this 2012 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festivel selection. Read more about CPAWS Northern Alberta AGM & Film/Speaker Event— Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies

Location

Strathcona Library, upstairs meeting room
8331 104 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Nov 16 2012 - 2:30pm to Nov 17 2012 - 3:45am

The next Watershed Ambassador Breakfast will share the history of paddling down the Red Deer River during the times of the Canadian Fur Trade (1779 - 1821). Warm up with a hot breakfast as the winter approaches and enjoy some great stories of the Red Deer River's pioneer paddlers!

Presenter: Peter Allen is an Albertan and experienced canoeist who is very knowledgeable of western Canadian history; specifically, the Canadian Fur Trade of the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company. Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

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

AWA Tuesday Talk: Our Journey – Courtesy of the Great Divide Trail

Nov 6 2012 - 7:00am

Join Dan Wallace and Wayne Marshall as they share their friendship and adventures (from 1995 to present) via the (Alberta) Great Divide Trail.  From backpacking to motorhome to a camp, from hiking to biking to a four-wheel drive, from fly-fishing to caving to someone moving the trail (actually they were lost), from Friends to brush clearing and bridge building on one of Alberta’s more unique and remote trails.

$5 Adults, $1 Children Read more about AWA Tuesday Talk: Our Journey – Courtesy of the Great Divide Trail

Location

Hillhurst Room
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

AWA Annual Lecture and Awards

Nov 17 2012 - 1:00am

Me and Aldo: Leopold in the 21st Century

with Lorne Fitch, P.Biol.

The 2012 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness and Wildlife Lecture

Read more about AWA Annual Lecture and Awards>

Location

​Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Solar Seminar: Light Up Alberta – Premium Pricing for Alberta Microgenerators

Oct 25 2012 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Speaker: Lana Marinkovic – Utility Network
Details:    www.solaralberta.ca  (780) 378-6178 Read more about Solar Seminar: Light Up Alberta – Premium Pricing for Alberta Microgenerators

Location

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

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