Journal

Field Trip to Mustang Hills & the Peter Lougheed Visitor Centre

This past fall I had the rare opportunity to escape the routine of office work and head out to Kananaskis with some of Alberta’s foremost experts on forest management, land-use planning and protected areas. The team from Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Southern Alberta organized a…

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Rebecca Kehl, Guest Blogger: What to Expect on a Walk with Julie Walker of Full Circle Adventures!

We couldn’t believe our luck when Rebecca Kehl, a volunteer at our 2018 Environmental Gathering (she activated the afternoon with a salsa dance lesson!) approached us to share her experience of a Spring Edible Plant Walk by Julie Walker of Full Circle Adventures, one of our Big…

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Portals for Collaboration

Collaboration is central to our work at Alberta Ecotrust – just check out the “What we Do” tab! We are consistently exploring new ways to work together on environmental issues, and encouraging our grantees and partners to do the same. We believe initiatives that incorporate…

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Discussing Alberta’s Water Future: Conversations Around the Water Table

Launched in 2015, Project Blue Thumb (PBT) is a multi-stakeholder social lab co-convened by Alberta Ecotrust and the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance that takes a whole system approach to protecting water quality in the Red Deer River watershed. Over that time, more than 35 individuals from…

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What is a Change Lab?

Are you interested in learning more about our upcoming Water Lab? This video from Social Innovation Generation and REOS partners is a great introduction to Change Labs and U-Theory as a guiding approach to solve complex problems. Change Labs: a way to work on complex…

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