Tuesday 20 January 2015

EcoSask News, January 20, 2015

Sask Landing Provincial Park
The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is preparing a new management and development plan for Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park (SLPP) and is seeking public feedback online.

Project WET, Feb. 28, Regina
SaskOutdoors is hosting a Project WET workshop on Feb. 28 in Regina. Project WET is an instructional resource for K-12 teachers and employs various learning styles. It’s suitable for multi-ethnic and multi-grade classrooms.

The Village, Ness Creek, July 16-19
The Saskatchewan Eco Network is co-coordinating The Village at the 25th Ness Creek Music Festival. Organizations with an ecological mandate are invited to set up displays or activities. Contact Mike Wolsfeld for further information.

Responsible Outdoor Recreation
Leave No Trace Canada is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation, and respect for our wildlands. EcoFriendly Sask has become a partner of Leave No Trace Canada in order to promote awareness of their work.
Leave No Trace’s blog provides useful articles on dressing safely for cold-weather activities, campfire tips, and more.

Wild About Vancouver
Vancouver will be holding its first Wild About Vancouver festival in April. We’re delighted to see other cities taking up the theme – and we’re looking forward to our NatureCity Festival in May.

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