Tuesday, 31 January 2017

EcoSask News, January 31, 2017

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Upcoming Events
25 Acts of Energy Conservation, Feb. 8 (webcast) 
The Saskatchewan Science Centre and the Saskatchewan Environmental Society are hosting a webcast on Feb. 8 to raise awareness among students of the 25 Acts of Energy Conservation contest.

Pet a Porcupine, Feb. 11 (Saskatoon) 
Meet Georgia, a friendly North American porcupine, on Feb. 11 at Wild Birds Unlimited.

Looking Ahead
Plant Id Workshop, Feb. 23 (Saskatoon)
The Saskatoon Nature Society is organizing a Plant Id Workshop from 7-9 pm, Feb. 23. Renny Grilz will use photos and samples to point out key identification features of some common native wildflowers, grasses, and shrubs.

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Saskatoon Nature Society Field Trips
Feb. 12, 1:30-3:30 pm – Forestry Farm Birding
Check the Saskatoon Nature Society’s website for full details and updated information.

Nature Regina Field Trips
Feb. 11, 10 am – Wascana Winter Birds and Wildlife
Check Nature Regina’s website for full details and updated information.

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

In the News
The Meewasin Valley Authority is fighting for its survival. Is the provincial government review of Wascana Centre and MVA equitable?

Is it time we banned cars from our national parks?

Two Alberta homes illustrate the benefits of straw-bale construction.

Pembina Institute sets out its vision for a modernized National Energy Board in an era of low carbon.

San Francisco’s Business Council on Climate Change is bringing businesses together to support municipal policy.

EcoSask News is a weekly round-up of local news and events. Email us if you have items you would like us to include. 

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