Manitoba Eco-network's Water Caucus together with the University of Manitoba Natural Resources Institute are proud to announce the following event:
Celebrating Sustainability Month - Water Week
October 4-10: Water Week
Kick off “Water Week” with the Water Festival at The Forks
Stormwater Management Solutions: Reducing the impact of severe rainfall events, hosted by FortWhyte Alive at the Interpretive Centre - Main Theatre. More details to follow.
October 6th, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Join a diversity of environmental groups at this interactive event highlighting the importance of water for our health, environment, economy and culture. Try critter dipping with Oak Hammock Marsh, take the leak detector challenge with the City of Winnipeg/FortWhyte Alive and learn all about how wetlands help clean our water! This family-friendly event will encourage Manitobans to learn, be inspired and get involved!
For more information about Celebrating Sustainability Month, visit: www.sustainabilitymonth.ca
Below Your Watershed Conference
October 21st - 23rd
City of Medicine Hat, Alberta
Building from the successful 2010 Below Your Watershed event, the 2013 conference will advance the understanding of global and regional river and groundwater resources - in the context of watershed water quality, use and vulnerability.
Participants will learn about latest technologies and approaches for sustainable management and protection of river and groundwater. Insights from the conference will also help to manage and prioritize future watershed research and programs.
Speakers at the conference include Bob Sandford, Peter Wallis, Cathy Ryan and Patricia Gober.
Early Registration has been extended to October 5th. For registration and more information please visit the Below Your Watershed website
MEIA Emerging Issues Conference: There's No Place Like Home
November 21, 2013, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fort Garry Hotel
What's happening in Manitoba? What are we doing to develop and maintain our clean technology industries? What more can we do?
Join us for presentations and moderated discussions on:
• Water Technology - the present state in Mantioba
• Water Management
• Waste Management
Other topics will include an update on legislation and regulation including:
• Manitoba's Contaminated Sites
• Manitoba Waste Disposal Grounds
• presentation from Environment Canada
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Patterson
Dr. Patterson will discuss the ongoing progress of the Experimental Lake Area
Visit the MEIA website for more details.