Talks & Lectures

Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 21 2015 - 9:00pm to Nov 22 2015 - 12:00am

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Bruce Community Hall
Bruce , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 21 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Senior Citizens Sunshine Club
Vegreville , AB
Event

CPAWS Conservation Presentation Night

Oct 20 2015 - 1:30am

Come learn about Alberta's:

  • Birds
  • Caribou
  • Climate Change
  • Forest Health
  • Fisheries

… and CPAWS' own Conservation Blueprint of Northern Alberta!

  Read more about CPAWS Conservation Presentation Night

Location

800 - 10025 106 Street NW (Baker Centre)
Edmonton , AB
Event

U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 19 2015 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2015 - 6:00am

From October 19 to 23, 2015, there are over 55 free workshops, tours and events across four campuses: it’s Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), your chance to explore social, environmental and economic challenges and solutions. Inline image 1

All are welcome, including alumni and the general public. Events take place across three University of Alberta campuses, inlcuding North Campus, Augustana Campus and Campus Saint-Jean as well as MacEwan University. SAW is coordinated by the University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability in partnership with dozens of campus and community organizations. Read more about U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Locations

University of Alberta (Main Campus)
Edmonton , AB
University of Alberta Campus Saint-Jean
Edmonton , AB
University of Alberta Augustana Campus
Camrose , AB
Event

Protecting Instream Flow in Alberta’s Rivers – Navigating Churning Policy Waters

Oct 17 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Protecting Instream Flow in Alberta’s Rivers – Navigating Churning Policy Waters.

It is a simple truth that healthy aquatic ecosystems need sufficient water to meet instream flow needs. Yet the water in some Alberta’s rivers is fully or over-allocated to human uses which can impact and impair aquatic ecosystems. This lecture will describe why  we should be concerned about instream flow needs, especially in southern Alberta, explain what tools the Alberta Water Act provides to restore and protect instream flows, and set out the curbed use by the Government. The lecture will recount to date the ongoing and litigious saga of the non-profit Water Conservation Trust of Canada and its aim of utilizing the transfer and licensing provisions of the Water Act and the water market made possible by the Act to protect instream flows. Read more about Protecting Instream Flow in Alberta’s Rivers – Navigating Churning Policy Waters

Location

Room 3360
Murray Fraser Hall, University of Calgary
Calgary , AB
Event

Nature Alberta 45th Anniversary Gala

Nov 8 2015 - 12:30am

NA_45_PosterFrom the Nature Alberta website:

In 1970, six clubs, including Nature Calgary, Edmonton Nature Club (previously Edmonton Bird Club and Edmonton Natural History Club), Red Deer River Naturalists, Lethbridge Naturalists, and the Bow Valley Naturalists had the foresight to form the Federation of Alberta Naturalists which has today grown into a 39-club-strong Nature Alberta.

You are invited to join us at our 45th Anniversary Gala and Awards Banquet onNovember 7, 2015 and help us celebrate the clubs, the people and the history that has enabled Nature Alberta to be the voice for the greater appreciation and conservation of Alberta’s natural environment. Read more about Nature Alberta 45th Anniversary Gala

Location

Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre
10440 108 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

21st Century Energy—Transitioning to Clean Energy, Alberta's Opportunity

Sep 9 2015 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Speakers and Dialogue from 7-8:30 pm. 

What might the United States teach Albertans about the ramping up to healthier and climate protective energy? How quickly can coal be phased out and how can Albertans help the energy transition?  Read more about 21st Century Energy—Transitioning to Clean Energy, Alberta's Opportunity

Location

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

ELC's Green Regs & Ham Breakfast Event

Oct 6 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Is Canada ready for the Paris Climate Conference in December 2015? 

Join us for a lively discussion on green regulations over a hearty breakfast of eggs and ham!

The ELC is excited to host a very timely discussion on what Canada and Alberta need to do to show their strong climate commitments in view of the upcoming Paris Climate Conference in December 2015. This global event has been touted as the "world’s last best chance to reach an agreement on cutting carbon emissions”. Read more about ELC's Green Regs & Ham Breakfast Event

Location

University of Calgary, Downtown Campus, Event Centres B+C
906 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

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