Tuesday 26 August 2014

EcoSask News, August 26, 2014


Watermark, Sept. 14
Watermark, with photography by Edward Burtynsky, explores our relationship with water. It will be shown at the Broadway Theatre at 3 pm, Sept. 14.

Landscape Architecture in Canada, Sept. 17 (Regina) 
Ron Williams will be in Regina on Sept. 17 to launch his book, Landscape Architecture in Canada: "Ron Williams approaches landscape architecture as a social art that creates places for people to use and as an environmental art through which practitioners act as stewards of the natural world."

World Rivers Day, Sept. 27
The Saskatchewan Eco Network is hosting an event to celebrate World Rivers Day on September 27. The event will be held in Friendship Park, Saskatoon.

If you or your organization would like to get involved with a display, interactive activity, workshop, or anything else, contact SEN at info@econet.sk.ca or (306) 652-1275.

Photos, Stars & Urban Planning 
September brings with it the start of a fresh round of activities.

If you are a nature photographer, take a look at the photography clinics planned by the Saskatoon Camera Club. Or you may want to take an instructional photography tour of PA National Park with Branimir Gjetvaj (Sept. 19-21).

If your head is always in the stars, you can participate in the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Saskatoon Centre.

The Northeast Swale Watchers meet regularly in order to monitor developments in and around the Northeast Swale.

Saskatoon’s Environmental Report 
The City of Saskatoon’s Environmental Leadership report is available online.

PANP Bison Initiative 
Federal funding will support the development of a trail network and facilities for visitors to the West Side of Prince Albert National Park where a bison herd has made its home.

Interesting Articles 
Understanding and addressing opposition to wind energy

Tips for minimizing electronic waste and reducing water usage

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