Tuesday, 19 January 2016

EcoSask News, January 19, 2016

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Upcoming Events
Meet a Porcupine, Jan. 24 
Meet Georgia, the Saskatoon Zoo Society’s North American porcupine, at Wild Birds Unlimited (2600 8th Street East) from 1-2 pm, Jan. 24.

Predatory Media, Jan. 28 
Predatory Media: How Sensationalism Impacts Public Perception of Predators in Public Media at 1:30 pm EST, Jan. 28, is the first in a Living with Wildlife webinar series. The webinar will look at media sensationalism about coyotes, wolves, bears, and even some dog breeds, and look at the real world consequences of that coverage.

LOVEbirds, Jan. 29-30
LOVEbirds, Jan. 29 and 30, is an independent stage production using a blend of poetry, puppetry, and costuming. As a bird lover, Ryan Bradshaw has woven birds into every segment of the show. $5 from each ticket will be donated to Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation.

Saskatoon Nature Society Field Trips
Jan. 24, 2-3 pm – Birding at President Murray Park
Jan. 30, 8 am – 10:30 pm – Northern Birding Trip
Check the Saskatoon Nature Society’s website for full details and updated information.

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

News 
U of R Strategic Plan for Sustainability 
The University of Regina's Strategic Plan for Sustainability encompasses waste, energy, transportation, leadership, communication, and engagement.

Edmonton Leads the Way
Edmonton is hoping to boost to its reputation as a Canadian leader in recycling and composting by adding an anaerobic waste digestion facility to increase the capacity of the existing composting plant and reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Saving Money & Energy 
Pennsylvania finds proof that Passive House standards can be built at affordable housing prices.

Winter Explorations in Saskatchewan 
We’ve updated our list of outdoor winter opportunities to include activities from all parts of the province.

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