Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks

“In a world of steadily rising global temperatures, increasing human population and steady loss of wildlife habitat, protected parks and recreation reserves around the globe are some of the last vestiges of wild space where people can find connection to nature and a source of physical and mental health. Wildlife depend on these spaces forContinue reading “Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks”

Article – Expect the Unexpected: Agricultural Trends

“Most climate models predict a near future that sees a likely increase in agricultural productivity in Western Canada, but Blade points out that it would be folly to look at that data and think there’s nothing to worry about. “ Read about it here: https://www.manitobacooperator.ca/news-opinion/news/expect-the-unexpected/

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Government of Canada – Net Zero by 2050

Canada introduced a new bill this month to “legally bind the Government to a process to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.” Read more about it here: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-charts-course-for-clean-growth-by-introducing-bill-to-legislate-net-zero-emissions-by-2050.html

Fort Chipewyan Community’s New Solar Farm in Northern Alberta

CBC News “The renewable energy project is the largest remote, off-grid solar farm in the country, according to the federal government. Three Nations Energy says the profits will be reinvested in other green energy projects and education. “We’ve always relied on fossil fuels, but we’re switching over to renewable energy,” said Powder.”” https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5807721

AB Government Survey: Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Engagement

The government is asking Albertans to share their opinion on public land use. “Your input will help us develop a sustainable approach for supporting responsible outdoor recreation on Crown lands.” Visit the link below to take the survey! https://www.alberta.ca/sustainable-outdoor-recreation-engagement.aspx

Film, 2019 – There’s Something in the Water

This documentary (currently available on Netflix) takes a look at the close relationship between environmental issues and racism, coined as “environmental racism.” Focused in Nova Scotia, Canada, director Elliot Page (formerly known as Ellen Page) meets with women leading efforts to create much-needed change in their communities. Watch the trailer below.