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HEALTHY YARDS: IDEA SPARK 101 | RAIN COACH 7:00 pm
HEALTHY YARDS: IDEA SPARK 101 | RAIN COACH @ REEP Green Solutions House
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
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2ND ANNUAL EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP + BIKE TUNE-UP 2:00 pm
2ND ANNUAL EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP + BIKE TUNE-UP @ Idea Exchange - Preston
May 4 @ 2:00 pm
Celebrate Spring with an all-ages Earth Day celebration! Bring your bike for a free tune-up, pitch in for a Preston neighbourhood clean-up with Cambridge City Green, pick up seeds to start your garden and enjoy fun[...]
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Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn 9:30 am
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 8 @ 9:30 am
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn Description: Wednesday, May 8, 20199:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare remove invasive species! Common Buckthorn was introduced to Canada to be used in hedgerows and windbreaks. It[...]
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn 1:30 pm
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 8 @ 1:30 pm
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn Description: Wednesday, May 8, 20191:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare remove invasive species! Common Buckthorn was introduced to Canada to be used in hedgerows and windbreaks. It[...]
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach @ REEP Green Solutions House
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
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The Zero Waste Movement and Local Food Systems – A Panel Discussion 5:00 pm
The Zero Waste Movement and Local Food Systems – A Panel Discussion @ Kitchener Market
May 16 @ 5:00 pm
In this community forum, panelists will share their experience, insight, and advice fortackling food and packaging waste throughout the value chain to the individual consumers. Light zero waste refreshments to be provided. Please bring your[...]
Online Violence – Redefining the ‘Trolling’ and ‘Cyberbullying’ Narratives 6:30 pm
Online Violence – Redefining the ‘Trolling’ and ‘Cyberbullying’ Narratives @ Federation Hall, University of Waterloo
May 16 @ 6:30 pm
Dear Friends, It’s disturbing… but our political climate is stirring up hostility on and offline among a growing number of young white men, primarily directed toward those with feminist, anti-racist beliefs. When we give hateful[...]
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Why We Cycle – Film Screening & Discussion 7:00 pm
Why We Cycle – Film Screening & Discussion @ University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Netherlands is regarded as the best country on earth for cycling. But the Dutch rarely think about their country as a cycling paradise; they just get on their bikes and go about their daily[...]
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Engaging Economies of Change – CANSEE Conference
Engaging Economies of Change – CANSEE Conference @ Balsillie School of International Affairs
May 22 all-day
Climate change, resource scarcity, deepening inequalities, volatile geo-politics and growing economic instability all threaten our wellbeing, now and in the future. These challenges require interdisciplinary economics research that is informed by real-world situations and creates[...]
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Economics for a Burning Planet: Challenging the Logic of the Growth Economy 7:00 pm
Economics for a Burning Planet: Challenging the Logic of the Growth Economy @ CIGI
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015 as a collective action plan for UN Member States to ensure a more peaceful and prosperous world by 2030. Sustainable Development Goal 8 focuses on building[...]
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Forest Plantation Naturalization 9:30 am
Forest Plantation Naturalization @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 24 @ 9:30 am
Forest Plantation Naturalization Description: Friday, May 24, 20199:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare naturalize the plantations! The Thompson Tract plantation was planted in the 1980s, mostly with Black Walnut and White[...]
Forest Plantation Naturalization 1:30 pm
Forest Plantation Naturalization @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 24 @ 1:30 pm
Forest Plantation Naturalization Description: Friday, May 24, 20191:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare naturalize the plantations! The Thompson Tract plantation was planted in the 1980s, mostly with Black Walnut and White Pine.[...]
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Community Maker Night 5:00 pm
Community Maker Night @ Waterloo Public Library - Main
May 25 @ 5:00 pm
WPL has partnered with the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics for a family-friendly, fun evening of making! Saturday, May 25 5:00pm to 8:00pm Main Library (enter off Dupont Street using the Auditorium doors) Registration not[...]
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The Ecological and Climate Crisis: How are we to live now? 7:00 pm
The Ecological and Climate Crisis: How are we to live now? @ Kitchener City Hall Rotunda
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
The latest IPCC report suggests we have 11 years left to fend off the worst of catastrophic climate changes, and to have any hope of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees. Current research, though, suggests these[...]
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