Tuesday 1 November 2016

EcoSask News, November 1, 2016


Upcoming Events
Citizen Energy, Nov. 2 (Saskatoon) 
Brett Fairbairn will be discussing what we can learn from Germany which has established 900 citizen energy co-operatives in less than a decade from 10:30 am – 12 pm, Nov. 2, in Saskatoon. The talk will be video conferenced to an audience in Regina. Space is limited so register in advance.

The Messenger, Nov. 3 (Regina)
Public Pastures-Public Interest is showing the film The Messenger: Birds Have Something to Tell Us at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 7 pm, Nov. 3.

Food Waste Film Night, Nov. 8 (Saskatoon)
A screening of Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story will be followed by a panel discussion about making sure that healthy food doesn’t go to waste in our community at 6:30 pm, Nov. 8. (Funding for the rights to show the film was provided through an EcoFriendly Action Grant.)

Forest Remembrance, Nov. 11 (Saskatoon)
The Naturally Engaged Artist Collective is holding a night of remembrance for the species, spaces, and cultures lost through industrialization and corporatization at 5 pm, Nov. 11.

Friends of PANP Fundraiser, Nov. 14 (Saskatoon)
The Friends of Prince Albert National Park are holding a fundraiser on Nov. 14 in Saskatoon to enhance Aboriginal inclusion and cultural heritage in the park.

Looking Ahead
Wilderness First Aid, Nov. 25-27 (Regina)
SaskOutdoors is offering a Standard or Advanced Wilderness First Aid course in Regina from Nov. 25-27. The Advanced course will be continued on Dec. 2-4.

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

Saskatchewan Birds Calendar
Nick Saunders’ Saskatchewan Birds Calendar 2017 is now available.

In the News
The world’s most endangered ecosystem can be found in Saskatchewan - temperate grasslands.

Can trash cans that look like giant coffee cups reduce waste?

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