Tuesday 21 January 2014

EcoSask News, January 21, 2014


We Are Many AGM, Jan. 30
We Are Many is looking for volunteers and project leaders. To find out more, attend their Annual General Meeting on January 30 from 7-8 pm at the Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op.

Northern Birds, Feb. 8
Join the Saskatoon Nature Society as they head north to look for Northern Hawk Owls, Great Gray Owls, and wintering songbirds on February 8.

Introduction to Permaculture Design, Mar. 23
The Permaculture Research Institute of Saskatchewan is sponsoring a full-day Introduction to Permaculture Design workshop on March 23 at the Saskatoon Food Bank. Registration is limited so reserve early.

Take Action
We can make a difference. We just need to take action. Here’s an idea:

Care for urban trees – there’s an app for that!

Thumbs Up 
Congratulations to Kim Archibald who won the SOEEA’s outdoor educator award for 2013

Energy: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down 
Community-owned power generation facilities could be financially viable by 2020

Community-funded solar power plants give Viennese residents a renewable energy option

Threatened by the increasingly diverse electricity generation market, utilities are pushing back on renewable energy incentives

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