Tuesday 3 November 2020

EcoSask News, November 3, 2020


Upcoming Events 
Water Docs Film Festival, Nov. 4-15 (online) 
Water Docs, an environmental documentary film festival celebrating all things water, is screening 20 films digitally from Nov. 4-8 while a full pass gives you access until Nov. 15. 

Library of Things, Nov. 7 & 21 (Saskatoon) 
Saskatoon’s Library of Things is open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. Items are reserved online.

Home Energy Loans, Nov. 10 (online) 
Hilary Carlson, City of Saskatoon, will collect feedback on recommended program options for the Home Energy Loan Program at the Nov. 10 online meeting of the Energy Management Task Force. 

Looking Ahead 
Winter Camp, Dec. 5 & 6 (PANP) 
Whatever your skill level, you’re invited to join SaskOutdoors for their annual winter camp on Dec. 5 and 6 in Prince Albert National Park. 

A full list of upcoming events (online and in person) can be found on the EcoFriendly Sask Calendar 

From Information to Action 
Environmental destruction such as land clearing, deforestation, climate change, intense agriculture and the wildlife trade is leading humans into a pandemic era

A BC conservation association is buying up the hunting rights in the Great Bear Rainforest to prevent trophy kills

A wildlife crossing over the busiest freeway in North America is scheduled to break ground next year. 

Vancouver’s ambitious climate action plan incorporates economic, social, and environmental goals

The new EcoLogistics Principles provide specific guidance to local governments for creating more resource-efficient urban goods distribution systems. 

Cat-faced Orbweaver

Nature’s Wonders 
A time-lapse video of mushrooms evolving in slow motion

Nature's weirder side - the sex life of spiders.

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