Tuesday 17 November 2015

EcoSask News, November 17, 2015


Upcoming Events
Tox on Tap, Nov. 17 
Author Jerry Haigh will lead a discussion about Pink Rhino Horns and Other Toxic Wildlife Matters at the 6:30 pm, Nov. 17, meeting of Tox on Tap at the Woods Ale House.

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (Regina), Nov. 26 
The best of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be shown in Regina at 7 pm, Nov. 26.

Grazing Response Index, Dec. 9 
PCAP is hosting a webinar presentation by Kerry LaForge, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada regarding the Grazing Response Index on Dec. 9.

Saskatoon Nature Society Field Trips 
Nov. 29, 2 – 3 pm – Pre-Grey Cup Birding at President Murray Park
Dec. 5, 9 am – 5 pm – Gardiner Dam Birding
Check the Saskatoon Nature Society’s website for full details (e.g. some trips require rubber boots, others will be cancelled if the weather is bad).

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

U of S Green Spaces Certified Vendors 
27 University of Saskatchewan food vendors have received Green Spaces certification. Vendors earn Green Spaces certification by sending kitchen scraps to the organics bin, eliminating polystyrene takeout containers, providing discounts to customers who bring reusable containers or mugs, and other criteria

The program will help the University reach its goal of diverting 1,500 tonnes of organics annually.

Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation Adopt an Animal Program
Adopt an animal and give it a second chance. Adoption fees go toward food, housing, medical care, transportation, and general care provided by Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation.

Species at Risk Calendar 
Copies of Nature Saskatchewan’s Species at Risk calendar are now available by contacting info@naturesask.ca.

SK Waste Minimization Awards 
Nominations are now open for the Saskatchewan Waste Minimization Awards.

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