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Register now: 4th National Stewardship & Conservation Conference!

Strengthening Stewardship – Investing at Every Step

Registration is now open for the 4th National Stewardshio & Conservation Conference — July 8-11, 2009 at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. Visit the website for full conference & registration details. Read more about Register now: 4th National Stewardship & Conservation Conference!

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CPAWS Calgary Chapter Meeting: Wellness and Health Benefits of Wilderness

Mar 11 2009 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Talk Description

Professor Janice Cook, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary will look at wellness and health from a multidimensional perspective, exploring the physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social and environmental benefits of activity in wilderness. What is Green Exercise? How can we benefit from it? You may have heard of Active Living? How about Active Living Outdoors?

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Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Grant Eligible Conservation Fund, ACA

Deadline: 
30 Jan 2009

The Alberta Conservation Association is proud to enter into its 12th year of Conservation Funding. Up to $1 Million will be available for project funding via the Grant Eligible Conservation Fund during the 2009-2010 funding cycle. Deadline: Friday, January 30th, 2009 at 4:30pm MDT. Read more about Funding Opportunity: Grant Eligible Conservation Fund, ACA

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10th Annual 'Capture the Wild' Photography Contest Deadline

Dec 30 2008 (All day)

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Calgary/Banff Chapter

CPAWS would like to invite all photographers to check out our 10th Annual Capture the Wild Photography Contest.

Be creative, find inspirations in wilderness and enjoy “capturing” the great outdoors! We look forward to seeing your photos! Read more about 10th Annual 'Capture the Wild' Photography Contest Deadline

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Boom for Whom? Panel with Barlow, Schindler & Nikiforuk

Nov 1 2008 - 2:00am

Council of Canadians

Free Public Panel with

Maude Barlow, Dr. David Schindler & Andrew Nikiforik

Come out on Hallow’s eve for some haunting insight into the state of Canada’s natural resources.

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Location

Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe
10111 Bellamy Hill
Edmonton , AB
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EnCana’s Ninth Appearance in Court on Wildlife Act Charges

Southern Alberta Group for the EnvironmentFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Wilderness AssociationNature CanadaGrasslands Naturalists

Calgary (September 18, 2008) – With the hearing into EnCana’s application to drill 1,275 wells in the Suffield National Wildlife Area less than three weeks away, another related scenario continues to unfold. On September 18, EnCana appears in Medicine Hat Court for the ninth time on charges related to installing a section of pipeline in the National Wildlife Area without a permit. EnCana has pled not guilty, and during the September 18 appearance, a trial date is to be set. Read more about EnCana’s Ninth Appearance in Court on Wildlife Act Charges

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Cross Conservation Area: Aboriginal History in the Foothills

Oct 22 2008 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Join Archeologist Brian Vivian, for insight into the cultural history of the local area before European contact. View artifacts found on the Conservation Area and discover the stories they tell of Aboriginal land use in the Foothills. Step back in time to when the buffalo roamed these hills!

Date: Tuesday, October 21st
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $10/adult

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Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
T2J 2T9 Calgary , AB
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Cross Conservation Area: Watercolours in Nature Journaling

Oct 4 2008 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Discover the joy of watercolour painting and nature journaling. Trish Savill, journaling expert, will inspire you drop by drop with various journaling techniques and ideas. Splash colour into your nature observations with this introduction to watercolours and come away with an inspiring creation.

Date: Saturday, October 4th
Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$10/adult Read more about Cross Conservation Area: Watercolours in Nature Journaling

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
T2J 2T9 Calgary , AB
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Cross Conservation Area: Halloween's a Hoot

Oct 31 2008 - 1:30am to 3:30am

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Join us for an eerie evening of creepy crafts, ghoulish games and a walk in the woods. Meet Oberon, the Great Horned Owl, practice echolocating like a bat, and uncover secrets of animals that are scary by nature. Dress up if you like and bring a bag to collect terrible treats.

Date: Thursday, October 30th
Time:
6:30 - 8:30pm
Cost:
$8/adult, $4/child Read more about Cross Conservation Area: Halloween's a Hoot

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
T2J 2T9 Calgary , AB

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