Tuesday 26 June 2018

EcoSask News, June 26, 2018

Red fox
What a fabulous tail!

Upcoming Events 
Repair Café Prince Albert, July 7 (Prince Albert) 
Share and learn skills to fix personal and household items at Repair Café Prince Albert from 1-4 pm, July 7.

Hort Week, July 7-13 (Saskatoon) 
Take in talks and workshops on insects, weeds, alternatives to pesticides, composting, and more during Hort Week, July 7-13, at the University of Saskatchewan.

Go! Science, July 10 (North Battleford) 
Kids in grades 1-6 are invited to attend interactive science activities presented by the Saskatchewan Science Centre from 1-4 pm, July 10, at the North Battleford Library.

Looking Ahead 
Beyond the Big Dipper, July 14 (Grasslands National Park) 
View the stars and learn more about them from Royal Astronomical Society volunteers at Grasslands National Park on July 14 and Aug. 11.

Cypress Hills Photography Workshop, Sept. 21-23 (Cypress Hills) 
Join Branimir Gjetvaj for a photography workshop in the Cypress Hills, Sept. 21-23.

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

In the News 
Tracking wildlife roadkills can confirm the need for wildlife crossings. The Northeast Swale Watchers are looking for citizen scientists to track roadkills in and around Saskatoon’s Northeast Swale. What other areas could benefit from a similar project?

The oil and gas industry’s methane pollution makes it as harmful to the climate as coal burning's carbon dioxide pollution.

An Ontario First Nation is launching an electric school bus.

Varennes, Quebec’s, new public library is net zero energy.

Over 50% of new cars in Norway are electric slowing demand for petroleum.

EcoSask News is a weekly round-up of local news and events. Email us if you have items you would like us to include. 

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Red fox
Look at those legs!