Sierra Club Chinook Meeting: Recent Environmental Issues in the Oil Sands

February 13, 2009 - 2:00am

Note: This event was originally scheduled for February 4th.

Our second regular public meeting of 2009 is on Wednesday, February 12th  and will feature the Pembina Institute's Terra Simieritsch, who will be talking about recent environmental developments in the Athabasca Oil Sands.

Terra Simieritsch is a Policy Analyst with the Pembina Institute's Energy Solutions team. Her research focuses on the environmental implications of oil sands development. She has been involved in the review of various proposed oil sands projects and has co-authored Pembina Institute publications on conservation offsets. Terra has worked as a forestry technologist, a field technician and a research assistant. She has a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from the University of Calgary, and a diploma in Forest Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

The Sierra Club Chinook Group holds a free, monthly public meeting at 7PM on the first Wednesday of each month at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council building (1111 Memorial Drive NW, upstairs, entrance at the back).

If you have any questions or to RSVP (optional), email SC CG Meetings Coordinator Alex Taylor at [email protected].