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Funding Opportunity

EcoAction Community Funding Program

Deadline: 
1 Nov 2013

Since 1995, Environment Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.

The Program encourages action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. Read more about EcoAction Community Funding Program

Funding Opportunity

EPCOR Community Essentials Council Charitable Donations

Deadline: 
15 Oct 2013

The EPCOR Community Essentials Council (ECEC) accepts applications any time throughout the year and collectively reviews them on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadlines by which to apply for funding in 2013 are:

  • January 22, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • April 23, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • July 30, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • October 15, 2013 at midnight, MST
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Call for Delegates

Call for Delegates: Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Component Advisory Committee Representatives

Initiative: 
Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring
Position: 
Component Advisory Committee Representatives
Application Deadline: 
13 Sep 2013

On behalf of Environment Canada (EC) and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), I would like to invite up to three representatives from the Alberta Environmental Network to participate on each of the Component Advisory Committees (Air, Water, Biodiversity, and Wildlife Contaminants and Toxicology).  The Component Advisory Committees support the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring (“the Implementation Plan”). Read more about Call for Delegates: Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Component Advisory Committee Representatives

Event

"Stand Up For The River" Race and Spectator Event

Aug 24 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Saturday morning, August 24, is your chance to join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and "Stand Up for the River".

Come check out the Easy Rider Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) race and tour from Hawrelak/Laurier Park bridge or other viewing points along the the North SK River down to Rafter's Landing. Other good spots include the LRT bridge and the trail west of Groat Bridge in MacKinnon Ravine Park. Read more about "Stand Up For The River" Race and Spectator Event

Location

Laurier Park
Edmonton , AB
Event

Tar Sands Healing Walk

Jul 5 2013 - 6:00am to Jul 6 2013 - 6:00am

The Healing Walk started in 2010 in Fort McMurray Alberta, which is located in the Northern Boreal Forest. Fort McMurray is in Treaty 8 where for the past 50 years there has been oil extraction. Initially the extraction was oil, it is now crude which is a much heavier form of oil and takes more energy and water to extract, making it one if the dirtiest oils on the planet. Read more about Tar Sands Healing Walk

Location

Crane Lake Park Fort McMurray , AB
Media Release

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more about Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

Event

May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

May 17 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) is hosting its monthly Ambassador Breakfast.

There will be a presentation by Lynn Robb, Director of Conservation Education with Trout Unlimited Canada. She is going to speak about Trout Unlimited Canada’s Yellow Fish Road program - a fun and interactive water education program that explores our role in maintaining strong and healthy freshwater ecosystems. The program builds on a culture of caring for our waters throughout Canada that drives choices and actions to be a part of a positive change for clean and healthy water. The City of Red Deer is a Yellow Fish Road partner. Read more about May Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB

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