Rural Development: Knowledge & Expertise in Government Posted on October 20, 2014

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

The Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) invites you to “Rural Development: Knowledge and Expertise in Governance”, a free public lecture (abstract below) by Dr. Kristof Van Assche (Associate Professor, Planning, Governance & Development, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta) on October 22, 2014 from 12 PM – 1 PM in the Dr. Roger …

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Respecting the Land Conference Posted on October 8, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday November 7th, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

Following “Responsibility for the Land: conversations about fracking in Alberta,” “Spirit of the Land: toward building a community land ethic” and “Caring for All Creation,” the next conference in the conversation is “Respecting the Land: Transition to a New Economy”. The focus will be on practical and local examples of how we respect the land …

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Free Lecture: Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting Posted on September 29, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday October 2nd, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

The Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) invites you to “Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting: The Case of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling, 2004-2012”, a free public lecture (abstract below) by Dr. Joel Gehman (Assistant Professor, Strategic Management and Organization, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta) on October 2, 2014 from 12 PM – …

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How do we choose where to build energy projects? Posted on September 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday September 18th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

This lecture will help you better understand the dynamics of energy sector siting conflict.

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2013 Distinguished Alumni presents “Science in Story” Posted on January 30, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 25th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Dr.Cheryl Bartlett, Augustana’s 2013 Distinguished Alumna, will present “Science in Story” “It’s a science journal,” the editor told me, “and therefore it’s not appropriate to thank your Mother, even if she really did allow you to conduct necropsies of birds on her kitchen table. Science isn’t about storytelling.” Ah, I thought, good thing I didn’t …

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Restore, Renew, Refine: EcoAg Summit Posted on October 28, 2013

Scheduled for: Saturday November 9th, 2013 @ 4:30 PM

ROARS Rural Outreach & Agricultural Renaissance Society  &  ACSRC University of Alberta’s Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities PRESENT: Restore, Renew, Refine Ecological Agriculture Summit 2013 Join us for a day of exploring and deepening our understanding of the whys and hows of farming in line with, and for, a regenerative ecology. Gain inspiration and …

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Resilience: Guest speaker Thomas Homer-Dixon Posted on November 7, 2012

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 28th, 2012 @ 7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Doors at 6:30pm, talk at 7:00pm, Book Signing at 8:30pm Augustana Chapel, Camrose Community Resilience in a Turbulent World:  Pathways to Innovation Read more about Thomas Homer-Dixon’s visit here!

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Visiting lecturer explores the links between society, technology and nature Posted on November 1, 2012

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 28th, 2012 @ 7:00 PM

“Can we create ideas fast enough to solve the very problems – environmental, social and technological – we’ve created?” Thomas Homer-Dixon

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Calgary Centre Lecture: Three Pillars of Rural Sustainability Posted on February 14, 2012

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 21st, 2012 @ 4:30 PM

Lecture Series: Rural Communities in Alberta and Canada with Dr. Lars Hallström and Shauna Feth Rural communities play an important role in Canadian society. With booming economic conditions in some communities and long-term decline in others, the contexts of rural areas are increasingly complex. Join Dr. Lars Hallström and Shauna Feth as they explore the …

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