Tuesday, 24 November 2015

EcoSask News, November 24, 2015

gray day by the river

Upcoming Events
This Changes Everything, Nov. 29 (Regina) 
This Changes Everything, a film based on Naomi Klein’s book, will be screened at the University of Regina, from 1:30-4:30 pm, Nov. 29.

Wascana Master Plan, Dec. 2 
Wascana Centre is holding an Open House at 7 pm, Dec. 2. The architects will present a draft WCA Master Plan.

Permaculture Regina Visioning Session, Dec. 5 
Discuss the vision, mission, and goals for Permaculture Regina at the Permaculture Regina Visioning Session from 10 am to 3 pm, Dec. 5.

PermaSask Solstice Drop-In Brunch, Dec. 6 
Join PermaSask from 10 am to 12 pm, Dec. 6, for a Drop-In Brunch celebrating World Soil Day, International Year of Soil, and Winter Solstice. Bring food to share, participate in a compost exchange, and play the Soil Game.

Wildlife Basic Skills, Feb. 27-28 
The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council is holding the Wildlife Basic Skills Course in Saskatoon on Feb. 27-28. The course is a must for anyone interested in becoming a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator and an asset for those looking to volunteer in wildlife rehabilitation.

A full list of upcoming events can be found on the EcoFriendly Sask Calendar


News 
There's strong scientific evidence of the positive impact of coyotes on other grassland creatures

More than half the trees in the Amazon are at risk of extinction - “reining in the world’s appetite for meat and highly processed snack foods may be what it takes to keep these forests’ astounding diversity of trees from disappearing”

Setting an energy efficiency target is a powerful tool to rally stakeholders behind a common vision and accelerate energy efficiency in cities

EcoFriendly Action Grants - November 
This month, EcoFriendly Sask supported the Northeast Swale Watchers with a $500 grant for a brochure and pin to equip and empower citizens to speak up on behalf of the Swale.

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