Tuesday, 2 July 2013

EcoSask News, July 2, 2013

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Radiance Cohousing BBQ/Potluck, July 6
Radiance Cohousing is holding a BBQ/Potluck at 5 pm on July 6 to share their progress in building a green community. RSVP so they know how many burgers to make.

Summer Star Party, Aug. 8-11
Join the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Saskatoon branch, for their annual summer star party at Cypress Hills Provincial Park from August 8 to 11.

Environmental Education Conference, Oct. 4
Land, Place, and Environment: Advanced Learning and Practice Toward a Sustainable Future is a full-day conference on October 4 to share knowledge and best practices in environmental education.

The conference is hosted by the Sustainability Education Research Institute in partnership with the Saskatchewan Outdoor Environmental Education Association. It will be held at the College of Education in Saskatoon and will offer three concurrent workshop strands focusing on Early Childhood to Grade 12 Education, Post-Secondary Education, and Community-Based Education.

Interesting Reading
Will Calgary’s flood be a climate change wake-up call for Alberta and Canada?

Prairie Pastures – listening to stories of native grass, wildlife, birds and ranchers

Steps towards sustainable fashion and recycling textiles

Climate change is a wicked problem - it requires us to change how we live

Living differently with water – reimagining urban infrastructure

Business innovators tackle environmental and social challenges

High-tech eco designs promote neighbourhood safety (e.g. living walls to deter graffiti)

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Summer Break
Penny is heading for the Kootenays for a couple of weeks, so we’re taking a break from our weekly postings. EcoSask News will be back again on July 30.

EcoSask News is a weekly round-up of local news and events. Email us if you have items you would like us to include. Additional upcoming events can be found on our Calendar.

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