Tuesday, 4 April 2017

EcoSask News, April 4, 2017

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Upcoming Events
Medical Students Take the Pledge, Apr. 5-6 (Saskatoon) 
College of Medicine students are being invited to take the pledge to make an eco-friendly change on Apr. 5-6 in the Health E Wing Atrium.

Feral Boars & Farmland Moose, Apr. 6 (Indian Head) 
Join The Indian Head Natural History Society at 6 pm, Apr. 6, for presentations on feral boar and farmland moose.

SK Living Green Expo, Apr. 7-9 (Saskatoon)
Saskatchewan Living Green Expo is this weekend, Apr. 7-9, with a full range of displays and activities.

The Grasslands Project, Apr. 11 (Saskatoon) 
The Grasslands Project, a film about southern prairie communities, will be shown at 2 pm, Apr. 11, at the Alice Turner Library.

Environmental Behaviour, Learning, and Place-based Locations, Apr. 13 (Saskatoon)
Nicole Ardoin, Stanford University, will discuss environmental behaviour, learning and place-based locations from 3-4 pm, Apr. 13, at the U of S.

NCC Volunteer Opportunities, Apr. 17 (Regina) 
Ashley Rankin will talk about volunteer opportunities with the Nature Conservancy of Canada at the Apr. 17 meeting of Nature Regina.

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

Looking Ahead 
Nature Grandparenting, May 9-30 (Saskatoon)
SaskOutdoors invites grandparents to experience nature with their 3-5 year old grandchild on Tuesdays at 10 am from May 9-30 with Wildernook Fresh Air Learning.

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In the News
In San Francisco they’re imagining a world in which cars share the road with birds, bees, butterflies, and bicyclists - 115 miles of habitat corridors

New York is turning out the lights from 11pm to dawn during spring and fall migrations in state-owned and -managed buildings

5 fictional books for kids about the environment

Airline passengers generated 5.2m tonnes of waste in 2016 - something has to change

The Pembina Institute says the National Energy Board requires structural change in order to establish fair, rigorous energy project reviews

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