ACSRC Monthly News
February, 2016
Upcoming Events
Regional collaboration is currently a popular buzz-phrase.  But what does it mean?  What would it look like in your region?  How would you go about making it happen?  Join the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities in a one-day facilitated workshop to address these questions.  Workshops will be held in:
Bonnyville, March 9, 2016
 Edson, March 30, 2016 
For more information or to RSVP (at least 10 days before the event), please contact 
Trish at 
780-619-7545 or
Beaver County Youth Engagement Project
The ACSRC, Viking/Beaver Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Tofield FCSS and a number of Beaver County municipalities have partnered to propose regional programming that explores youth engagement, youth infrastructure and youth economic development in Beaver County.   As part of this project the ACSRC is hosting four asset mapping workshops with community members, service providers and businesses:
Ryley: February 23 2016
RSVP at least 10 days before the event. 780 679 1672

In Augustana's Extended Education Sustainability 101 short courses, include:
 Governance   for Sustainability
Economics & Sustainability
Cultural Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Follow the link to register before 
sessions fill up! 

The  final report for the 2015  Networks Leadership Symposium is now available.  It stands as a good reminder of a rich two days

PRAIRIE PEACE CONVERGENCE: A transformative education for all people, lands and generations
Presented by Professor Grete Brochmann
A timely perspective on immigration as it is experienced in Scandinavian societies today. 
Roger Epp Conference Room
Augustana Camus, Camrose, Alberta
February 23 2016 at 7pm

A participatory dialogue premised on the notion that a community is capable of discovering within themselves the 
courage to create change.
Camrose, AB. Treaty 6
 February 27 2016 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Upcoming Webinars
Homeless Solutions for Rural Areas Webinar
Building a welcoming and inclusive community through recreation.

To conserve and protect: Implementing the Alberta Wetland Policy 
This free webinar offers solutions to address rural homelessness.    The webinar is hosted by the Homeless Hub.
February 18 2016

Creating communities that are welcoming and inclusive for newcomers and all residents is important as annual immigration to Alberta continues to rise.  This webinar is hosted by AUMA.
February 25, 2016
An update on the implementation of the Alberta Wetland Policy and how municipalities can support its implementation. Hosted by AUMA.
February 24  2016

Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities