Biodiversity and Wildlife

Music for the Wild: The Tragically Hick

Nov 15 2009 - 2:00am

The Alberta Wilderness Association is proud to present classic and modern bluegrass by The Tragically Hick .

Opening Act: John Reid & Blaine Hrabi.

Tickets $15 at www.albertawilderness.ca/events

 

Doors Open 7:00
Music Starts 7:30

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

AWA Tuesday Talk: How Beavers Battled Drought and Won!

Nov 11 2009 - 2:00am

with Dr. Glynnis Hood

With climate change and development speeding up the rate of wetland loss in Alberta, beavers might be helping us more than we think.

Dr. Glynnis Hood is an assistant professor in Environmental Science at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. Her research focus includes wetland ecology, human-wildlife interactions, and resource management. Read More

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Alberta Wilderness and Wildlife Trust Annual Lecture & Awards

Nov 21 2009 - 1:00am

Green Law: Legal Precedents for Environmental Protection

with Richard Secord

AWA is proud to present the 2009 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness & Wildlife Lecturer, Richard Secord. Richard’s lecture will address the key environmentally significant cases that have been decided in Alberta in the last 20 years. Read More

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

AWA Tuesday Talk: Red Deer River Journey

Oct 21 2009 - 1:00am

With Phil French & Carolyn Campbell

Join Phil and Carolyn on a video journey from the headwaters of the Red Deer River to its confluence with the South Saskatchewan. From mountains to badlands, experience the beauty and the diversity as you travel along this major, but often overlooked, Alberta river. Read More

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

ACA Grant Eligible Conservation Fund Part A: Conservation Support and Enhancement

Deadline: 
29 Jan 2010

Alberta Conservation Association - Grant Eligible Conservation Fund

2010-2011

The ACA is proud to enter into its 13th year of Conservation Funding. This year the Grant Eligible Conservation Fund has been split into two categories Part A: Conservation Support and Enhancement and Part B: Research.

Up to $500,000 will be available for project funding via the GECF Part A: Conservation Support and Enhancement, and up to $350,000 will be available for project funding via the GECF Part B: Research during the 2010-2011 funding cycle. Read More

ACA Grant Eligible Conservation Fund Part B: Research

Deadline: 
1 Dec 2009

Alberta Conservation Association - Grant Eligible Conservation Fund

2010-2011

The ACA is proud to enter into its 13th year of Conservation Funding. This year the Grant Eligible Conservation Fund has been split into two categories Part A: Conservation Support and Enhancement and Part B: Research.

Up to $500,000 will be available for project funding via the GECF Part A: Conservation Support and Enhancement, and up to $350,000 will be available for project funding via the GECF Part B: Research during the 2010-2011 funding cycle. Read More

Pan-Canadian Biodiversity Best Practices/Case Studies Contest — Deadline extended

Deadline: 
15 Sep 2009

Environment Canada has extended the deadline to send your submissions until September 15, 2009!

In advance of the International Year of Biodiversity in 2010, the Canadian Environmental Network launched a Best Practices/Case Studies Contest to gather innovative and effective examples of environmental non-governmental organizations’ (ENGOs) work related to the conservation, sustainable use, and awareness of biodiversity. Read More

ASN Stewards in Motion VII and AGM: Local Diversity — Helping Habitat at Home

Jun 25 2009 - 2:30pm to 10:30pm
You're invited! Join us at the Alberta Stewardship Network's Annual Stewards in Motion workshop!

Alberta Stewardship Network: Stewards in Motion VII and AGM

Theme: Local Diversity — Helping Habitat at Home
When:
June 25, 2009
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (hot lunch will be provided)
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Location

Fort McLeod Community Hall
301 Jerry Potts Blvd
Fort McLeod , AB

2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly

Jun 12 2009 - 2:30pm to Jun 15 2009 - 1:00am

Join your colleagues in Edmonton for the 2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly!

Program & Registration Information
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The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) would like to invite you to attend its 2009 Annual General Assembly (AGA) this June in Edmonton, Alberta. Join over one hundred environmental activists, scientists and engaged citizens from across Canada for this important annual event for grassroots environmental NGOs (ENGOs).


Location

Robbins Health Learning Centre
Grant MacEwan College
Edmonton , AB

Seminar: Ecosystem-based Conservation Planning with Herb Hammond

Apr 8 2009 - 3:00pm

Ecosystem-based Conservation Planning to maintain ecological integrity in the boreal forest

Presented by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and the Environmental Research & Studies Centre

Abstract

Maintaining ecological integrity requires maintaining the natural assemblages of species and ecological processes across the range of spatial and temporal scales. Natural reflects pre-industrial ecological conditions, and includes Indigenous management systems. Ecosystem-based conservation planning defines ecological limits, which are a practical application of the precautionary principle. Ecological limits constitute thresholds past which perturbations from human activities are outside of the range of natural variability. Exceeding ecological limits results in fundamental change to ecosystems, not fluctuations within ecosystem composition, structure, and function as those caused by natural disturbances. Ecological limits are defined for both physical and biological parameters. Read More

Location

M-137, Biological Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

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