Talks & Lectures

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AEN Spring Meetings: Right to a Healthy Environment — Linda Duncan

Jun 13 2015 - 7:00pm

Speaker: Linda Duncan, MP Edmonton-Strathcona

In October 2014, Opposition MP Linda Duncan introduced "An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights” in Parliament. If enacted, the bill would legally enshrine environmental rights for Canadians and the duty of the federal government to take action to protect the environment. Read more about AEN Spring Meetings: Right to a Healthy Environment — Linda Duncan

Location

Saorsa Business Centre at the Ritchie Mill
100 - 10171 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton , AB
Event

Re-Localize Fair

Apr 18 2015 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Come celebrate the world-wide movement to localize food, energy, transportation, businesses, communities, the economy and culture in Calgary. As part of the 2015 Down to Earth Week, Calgary Dollars, REAP, and the Arusha Centre will be hosting the Fair to celebrate this movement.  Read more about Re-Localize Fair

Location

BRCA (Bridgeland Riverside Community Hall)
917 Centre Avenue NE (Just steps away from the Bridgeland LRT station)
Calgary , AB
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EcoLiving Fair & Seedy Saturday 2015

Mar 21 2015 - 4:00pm to 11:45pm

Big Bend Market presents the 2015 EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday in Red Deer!

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday! 

This unique spring event is a showcase of dozens of exhibitors providing local food, products and services for sustainable and eco-friendly living where you have the opportunity to take in a workshop (or two!) to build practical skills for thriving in the 21st Century! It also features an open-pollinated and heirloom variety seed swap called "Seedy Saturday" and showcases the new Central Alberta Seed Bank initiative sponsored by the Bauta Family Seed Initiative and Seeds of Diversity Canada. Read more about EcoLiving Fair & Seedy Saturday 2015

Location

Red Deer College - Forum & Margaret Parsons Theatre
100 College Blvd
Red Deer , AB
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SESA Seminar: Net Zero Energy - Ready For Prime Time?

Mar 26 2015 - 1:00am

Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studios

Free admission and refreshments - come early for good seating.

After years of pioneering and experimentation Net Zero Energy housing is ready for prime time. National Resources Canada’s R2000 Net Zero Energy Pilot is intended to demonstrate road ready solutions that will work anywhere in Canada, on any site, with readily available products and materials. Detailed tracking of these houses will also be used to support the development of a new Net Zero Energy certification being developed in conjunction with Canada’s new improved Energuide Rating System. Of the 13 projects across Canada, Habitat Studio’s McKernan project in Edmonton will be most northerly and the first completed.

Veteran net zero energy builder, Peter Amerongen, will discuss the solutions that will be part of our carbon neutral future: An optimized blend of integrated design, near Passive House levels of conservation, heat pumps and renewable energy generation. Besides discussing the rational and implications of these measures, he will also present examples of their being applied to larger buildings. Read more about SESA Seminar: Net Zero Energy - Ready For Prime Time?

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB
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AWA Edmonton Talk: Jamaica — Blue Mountain Trek

Mar 6 2015 - 2:00am

Wilderness Around the World Speaker Series Presents…

JAMAICA: Blue Mountain Trek

by Heinz Unger

Heinz will talk about trekking in Jamaica’s Blue & John Crow Mountains National Park, including a sunrise hike up Blue Mountain Peak (2,465 m). This national park north and east of Kingston was established in 1992 and covers 780 km2

Cost: FREE (Donations will be accepted at the door, any donation over $20 will receive a tax receipt) Read more about AWA Edmonton Talk: Jamaica — Blue Mountain Trek

Location

Jackson Power & Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
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AWA Edmonton Talk: Bhutan – A Spectacular Journey

Feb 13 2015 - 2:00am

Wilderness Around the World Speaker Series Presents…

BHUTAN:  A Sp​ectacular Journey

by Geoff Holroyd

Bhutan, the land of official happiness and the dragon, is sandwiched between China (Tibet) and India. Enjoy this trek along the main range of the Himalayas through Jigme Dorji National Park. Butter tea will be served after the presentation. Read more about AWA Edmonton Talk: Bhutan – A Spectacular Journey

Location

Jackson Power & Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
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Better Environmental Management Through Monitoring 2015

Feb 17 2015 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

You’re invited to the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute’s (ABMI) 2nd annual Speakers' Series “Better Environmental Management Through Monitoring 2015”!

Join the ABMI and emcee Brian Keating (host of Going Wild!) for an engaging series of presentations and discussion at the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences lecture theatre at the University of Alberta. Read more about Better Environmental Management Through Monitoring 2015

Location

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences Lecture Theatre 1-430
11455 Saskatchewan Drive (University of Alberta)
Edmonton , AB

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