Tuesday, 22 March 2016

EcoSask News, March 22, 2016

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Upcoming Events
Baby Wildlife Rehab Webinar, Mar. 23 
The Wildlife Rescue Association of BC is offering a webinar on wildlife rehab, babies, and you on Mar. 23.

Green Health Care Webinar, Mar. 23 
The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care is offering a webinar on water reduction and GHGs in the health care sector on March 23.

Friends of PA National Park Comedy Night, Apr. 16 (Prince Albert) 
Friends of Prince Albert National Park are hosting a comedy night fundraiser in Prince Albert with Don Burnstick.

Wings Over Wascana Fundraising Dinner, May 11 (Regina)
Friends of Wascana Marsh are holding a fundraising dinner on May 11 to support the Wings Over Wascana festival. Christy Morrissey is the keynote speaker.

Canoe Certification, May 21-23
SaskOutdoors is offering a Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Skills certification course in Saskatoon, May 21-23.

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Field Trips
Young Naturalists
Apr. 9, 1-2:30 pm – Birdhouse Workshop
Apr. 25, 6:30-8 pm – Crocus Hike
May 1, 12-3 pm – Pike Lake Field Trip
Space is limited; register early to avoid disappointment.

Golden Eagles 
Apr. 7, 8 am – Bluebirds
Apr. 14, 8 am – Spring Crocuses
Retirees and partners who are interested in birds and the natural world are invited to participate in Golden Eagles field trips.

Other Saskatoon Nature Society Field Trips 
Mar. 31, 7-10 pm – Saw-whet Owling near Pike Lake
Apr. 2, 9 am – 2 pm – Bluebird Trip to Pike Lake
Apr. 9 & 10 – Northern Owling Overnight Trip
Apr. 13, 6:30-8 pm – Gull Identification
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
Regina residents were able to repair broken household items instead of throwing them out at the city’s first Repair Cafe.

“Problems with urban coyotes begin with humans who are not quite sure how to co-exist.” Here are 10 practical ways to help your neighbours be coyote aware.

The public is invited to comment on the federal government’s Sustainable Development Strategy.

To save the planet – and the economy – we need to break one sacred rule - GDP growth doesn’t equate with human progress.

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