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Peeling Back the Grid: Restoring First Families of the Edmonton District to their proper places on the map

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Virtual

Documentary filmmaker Dylan Reade presents animated maps and little-known genealogical resources that help point the way to rebuilding the larger and older story that lies beyond the false boundaries of our River Lot narratives. A rediscovery of community in the days before scrip, survey or Reserves.

Case studies from across the Edmonton District include examples from recent work produced for the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere.

Register today.

Sikwân (Spring) Indigenous Book Club

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Our fourth Indigenous book club represents a full year of collectively learning about new perspectives. This time we zoom out to a larger vision and reforming our conservation practices to align with Indigenous worldviews described in Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes Through Indigenous Science by Dr. Jessica Hernandez. We jump right into the book at the first meeting.

  • March 21: Introduction
  • April 5: Chapter 1 and 2
  • April 19: Chapter 3
  • May 3: Chapter 4 and 5
  • May 17: Chapter 6
  • May 31: Chapter 7
  • June 14: Chapter 8

Register today.

An Introduction to Alberta Wetlands: Field Training

Time: All Day
Location: Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreational Area

Identifying and classifying wetlands is an essential skill for working in Alberta's diverse landscapes. Ducks Unlimited Canada is hosting a field training day in the Biosphere that will cover:

  • Wetland identification and classification using the Alberta Wetland Classification System (AWCS)
  • Key vegetation indicator species that can be used to identify and classify wetlands 
  • Wetland ecology, hydrology, and ecosystem services 
  • Tools and resources to identify wetlands in the field 

Learn more and register today.

Sikwân (Spring) Indigenous Book Club

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Our fourth Indigenous book club represents a full year of collectively learning about new perspectives. This time we zoom out to a larger vision and reforming our conservation practices to align with Indigenous worldviews described in Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes Through Indigenous Science by Dr. Jessica Hernandez. We jump right into the book at the first meeting.

  • March 21: Introduction
  • April 5: Chapter 1 and 2
  • April 19: Chapter 3
  • May 3: Chapter 4 and 5
  • May 17: Chapter 6
  • May 31: Chapter 7
  • June 14: Chapter 8

Register today.