Environmental Law & Policy

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Ground Water Licensing: A Discussion Forum

Mar 27 2009 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

This forum is intended to provide some insight into the current state of our knowledge of ground water resources and the legislative and policy frameworks in place to govern our use of ground water in Alberta.

Light Refreshments Served

Our Guest Speakers Include: Read more about Ground Water Licensing: A Discussion Forum

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB
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ASPB Conference: Keeping Pace with Environmental Policies and Regulations

Apr 15 2009 - 3:00pm to Apr 16 2009 - 11:00pm

On April 15-16, Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB) are hosting their annual conference. This year’s conference is entitled “Keeping Pace with Environmental Policies and Regulations.” The event will be taking place at the Calgary Zoo’s Safari Room. For details and registration please visit our website at www.ASPB.ab.ca. Read more about ASPB Conference: Keeping Pace with Environmental Policies and Regulations

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Safari Room
Calgary Zoo
Calgary , AB
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Comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework

Environmental Law Centre

The Environmental Law Centre's has published comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework (LUF) and a one page summary of our comments. These are available on our website at www.elc.ab.ca. This may be of interest to those of you providing comments to the government on the Draft LUF. The public comment period closes on June 20 and everyone is encouraged to provide input.

Read more about Comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework

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Ecojustice "Hello Alberta" Party

Jun 17 2008 (All day)

Ecojustice is a charitable organization dedicated to using our legal system to protect the environment and is planning to open an Alberta office this summer.

In support of the Alberta office, Ecojustice is having a "Hello Alberta" Party on Monday, June 16th. From 6pm onwards you will be able to enjoy fine food and refreshments at:

The Embarcadero Wine and Oyster Bar
208 17th Avenue S.E., Calgary
www.oysterbar.ca (cash bar and menu) Read more about Ecojustice "Hello Alberta" Party

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The Embarcadero Wine and Oyster Bar
208 17 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB
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Government System of Land-Use Planning Threatens Ability to Protect Environment

New law needed to integrate management of impacts to land, air and water resources

Calgary, April 16, 2008 - The Government of Alberta cannot effectively manage the growing impacts of development on Alberta's natural resources without a new law that considers cumulative impacts and provides tools to manage growth effectively, concludes a report released today by the Pembina Institute and Water Matters. Read more about Government System of Land-Use Planning Threatens Ability to Protect Environment

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Bow Riverkeeper Citizen's Toolkit & Webinars Online

Visit our new Citizens' Toolkit! It includes a wealth of information about water science and policy, including online presentations from experts.

Visit http://www.bowriverkeeper.org/toolkit to explore our Citizens' Toolkit and view online presentations.

Bow Riverkeeper, with the support of Alberta Ecotrust and Alberta Environmental Network, held three webinars (online workshops) over the last six months to build the capacity and knowledge of those interested and involved in Alberta's water issues.

The webinars explored three topics: shared governance in the watershed context, the basics of groundwater science and the knowledge gaps, and groundwater policy and regulation in Alberta and beyond. As well, you will find a compilation of useful resources on each topic for further developing your knowledge.

Experts presented each webinar and shared their knowledge and insight with participants. These presentations are now available online. Read more about Bow Riverkeeper Citizen's Toolkit & Webinars Online

Kill Bill 46 Rally

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What: A Rally of citizens concerned about the negative effects of the Government's proposed Bill 46 on peoples rights to participate in energy and utilities regulatory proceedings. When: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 12:00 Noon sharp Where: Alberta Legislature Building (10800 97 Avenue), Edmonton

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