Talks & Lectures

Event

Swim, Drink, & Fish Public Information Session and North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper Introduction

Nov 17 2010 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Presenter: Michael G. Sullivan, Ph.D., Provincial Fisheries Science Specialist, Fish and Wildlife Division, Sustainable Resource Development Read more about Swim, Drink, & Fish Public Information Session and North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper Introduction

Location

Aurora Room
Lister Conference Centre, University of Alberta Campus (87 Avenue & 116 Street, just west of the Jubilee Auditorium)
Edmonton , AB
Event

AWA Tuesday Talk: The Lynx Cycle

Oct 20 2010 - 1:00am

Join Gabriela and Seth Yates in this fascinating glimpse into the life cycle of the lynx.

Join Gabriela and Seth Yates for a fascinating glimpse into the lives of lynx!

Project Lynx is using new radio collar technology and DNA analysis techniques on lynx in the Nordegg area in order to understand their unique 10-year population cycle and their movement patterns.

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Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Has Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Policy Left Lethbridge Behind?

Sep 16 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Department is focused on providing its citizens with energy conservation and renewable energy education, incentives and leadership through a variety of "Hat Smart" initiatives. The mission of the department is to help Medicine Hat reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and position itself to thrive in the post carbon economy.  Read more about Has Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Policy Left Lethbridge Behind?

Location

Country Kitchen Catering (Lower level of The Keg) -
1715 Mayor Magrath Drive S
Lethbridge , AB
Event

The Landowner's Dilemma: are reasonable expectations obsolete?

Sep 28 2010 - 6:15pm to 8:00pm

The Faculty of Law presents

Professor Joseph L. Sax

Berkeley Law, University of California

“Climate change" and “loss of global biodiversity” are the watchwords of our time. Is the price we must pay to address these a radical revision in what it means to own land? Is this the time-like the Industrial Revolution, the end of slavery, the economic recognition of married women as individuals-when long-standing conceptions of ownership had to give way, and the world of law was made anew? Read more about The Landowner's Dilemma: are reasonable expectations obsolete?

Location

2370 Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
Calgary , AB
Event

The Transition to Renewable Energy in Alberta: How to do it!

Sep 23 2010 - 1:00am

Alberta has tremendous clean sustainable renewable resources. Come hear  how to make the transition from one who really knows.  Paul Gipe is a pioneer in developing renewable energy policies all over North America. Instrumental in architecting the successful Ontario Green Energy Act  Mr. Gipe is an authority on what works and what doesn’t in Canada.

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm + Read more about The Transition to Renewable Energy in Alberta: How to do it!

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142 , 105 Street Building
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street & 104 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Webinar: Aggregate Resources - Gravel can be the pits!

Sep 22 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you dealing with an Aggregate resources project in your community? Want to know more about what your options are?

On September 22nd from noon to 1:00 pm join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel at the Environmental Law Centre, to find out more about how Aggregate is regulated in Alberta and what the important processes and legal issues in Aggregate extraction are. Read more about Webinar: Aggregate Resources - Gravel can be the pits!

Event

Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Sep 23 2010 - 1:00am

with Hunter Lovins

2 Great Opportunities to Discover:

  • Options for meeting our current electricity challenges
  • The business case for climate protection
  • How Alberta can lead the way in energy solutions

ConocoPhillips Theatre in the Glenbow Museum
4:00 pm September 21
MC - Gary Holden, CEO of Enmax
$20 - Coffee reception to follow

Mac Hall Ballroom, University of Calgary
7:00 pm September 22
$10 (or pay-as-you-can at the door; seating is limited) Read more about Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Location

MacEwan Ballroom
University of Calgary
Calgary , AB

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