Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program - Bat Presentations
Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program is hosting two free bat presentations in the East Kootenay with one of B.C.'s leading bat experts, Dr. Cori Lausen.
Thursday March 7
Cranbrook: noon to 1.00 p.m. (bring a bag lunch!), Manual Training School (Cranbrook Public Library).
Invermere: 7.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m., David Thompson Secondary School Theatre.
Learn more about:
- The natural history of bats and which species are found in the East Kootenay.
- Why bats are facing unprecedented conservation threats in North America.
- The spread of White Nose Syndrome - a major threat to bat populations.
- How migratory bats are impacted by wind energy development.
- How bats help you, and how you can help them.
For more information contact the FWCP at (250) 365-4551, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grow For It This Spring!
March 15 to 17
Celebrate spring with an inspiring start at Wildsight's 'Grow For It: Local Food and Garden Forum' at Centre 64 in Kimberley.
Over the weekend, foodies, experts and enthusiasts will get together to discuss subjects such as permaculture, community gardening, local food systems and more.
Toby Hemenway, best-selling author and teacher, will be on hand to discuss the ins and outs of permaculture and will lead a full day workshop. Guest speakers, Jon Steinman, a local food and farming advocate, and Allison Candy, education coordinator for the Invermere Groundswell Community Greenhouse, will fill you in on grass roots, local food movements.
The weekend kicks off with a foodie film night on Friday and guest speakers, breakout discussions and lunch are featured on Saturday, culminating with a networking feast at The Old Bauernhaus in the evening. On Sunday, take advantage of a full day permaculture workshop with Toby Hemenway.
Details and online registration are available online or by emailing email@example.com
Registering is a must as spaces are limited.
Alberta Invasive Plants Council
Invasive Threats: Meeting the Challenge
Lacombe Memorial Centre
Wednesday March 20
Read more online.
Learn about: Managing invasive outbreaks, Plans to address the aquatic invasive threat in Alberta, Addressing invasives in reclamation, New tools for fighting invasives and other interesting topics.
Find out: What's new with AIPC
Get Involved: network with other invasive species stakeholders and contribute to the future of AIPC
Do not miss this event: the 7th Annual Register today and save
Please note: the AIPC website is undergoing changes. As a result, you cannot register for the conference or purchase a membership online until after March 4, 2013. Secure your seat by registering by mail
Barry Gibbs P.Ag.
Alberta Invasive Plant Council
17507 Fort Road NW
Edmonton, AB T5Y 6H3
phone (780) 415 2342
Building Your Social Enterprise Workshop
Clear Sky Meditation Centre
10 am - 4:00 pm
Workshop details online
Our workshop offers staff, board and volunteers of non-profit organizations a day of learning about the what and how of social enterprise. Attending the workshop qualifies your non-profit to apply for an ENP social enterprise development grant.
You MUST register in advance to reserve your seat. Workshop fees are just $50 per person and include:
- a copy of the Canadian Social Enterprise Guide and all workshop materials
- morning coffee & muffins, lunch, and breaks.
CMI Annual Researchers' Meeting and AGM
Friday May 10
Bosun Hall, New Denver
Call for Presentations and Field Trips - Closes April 12, 2013
Every year CMI members get together to provide updates on their projects (research, field trials, new initiatives in southeastern British Columbia) and catch up on each others' news. It's an informal atmosphere and non-CMI members are welcome to join us.We invite you to offer a presentation or a field trip. We'll have lots of room for posters. If you would like to make a 15-20 minute presentation, or want to bring a poster or display about your project or new initiative, send your abstract to the CMI office. Please read our submission guidelines. Information that is advocacy-oriented will not be accepted.If you are willing to lead a field trip in the New Denver area, please send a short description and note how many people you can accommodate - use our submission guidelines for "Offering a field trip". Participants will need to provide their own transportation, and car-pooling will be encouraged.
CMI's short Annual General Meeting will be held right after lunch
Check out our other spring events!
Occupancy Modelling April 16 - 18, 2013 (Revelstoke, BC)
New Ways to Use Digital Technologies in the Field May 15 - 16, 2013 at Selkirk College (Castlegar, BC)
Soils Refresher course May 30 - 31, 2013 at Selkirk College (Castlegar, BC)