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Save the Date! Livable Cities Forum 2014 – Building Resilient Communities

“I hope you will join us here in Vancouver for the 2014 Livable Cities Forum: Building Resilient Communities. The Forum provides an exciting opportunity to connect with municipal colleagues from across North America.  Come and explore the cross-disciplinary issue of community resilience – economic, social and environmental – and the co-benefits of building a resilient community.” – […]

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Webinar-Understanding B.C.’s Waterscape: The Emerging “Water Movement” and the Power of the Poll

This the first webinar in the POLIS Water Sustainability Project’s 2013/2014 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. It is being presented in partnership with the Canadian Freshwater Alliance with support from the Canadian Water Network. DATE: Thursday, September 26th TIME: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT (12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET) WHO: Guest speakers: […]

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Climate Change: Implications for British Columbia A Public Briefing on the IPCC 5th Assessment Report

Your opportunity to hear leading climate scientists and contributors to the report share the latest findings on global climate change, and what this means for BC. Date: Monday, 30 September 2013 Time: 9:30am to 11:00am Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) Location: Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC This event will be available via live webcast. […]

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Webinar: Leveraging public and private meteorological networks to supplement Environment Canada climate data in BC

By Ted Weick and Faron Anslow September 10th, 2013 from 1-2pm EDT (please note the time zone) Description: British Columbia shares its high-relief topography and diverse climatology with the northwestern United States. Over the past four years, the provincial government has enhanced its understanding of the climate of BC in partnership with other network operators […]

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Getting Climate Ready: Adaptation Tools for Coastal Communities

A changing climate means a changing coastline. Sea levels are projected to rise by half a metre in the next 40 years, presenting serious risks for BC communities. Join us on October 9, 2013 in Bowser, BC for Getting Climate Ready, a workshop co-hosted by the Fraser Basin Council, the BC Climate Action Secretariat, and […]

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2013 Columbia Basin Watershed Network Symposium: Registration opens Sept. 3rd

Participate in the 2013 Watershed Symposium: Think Like a Watershed Local government officials and employees, First Nations, academics, professionals, ENGO’s, stewardship groups, and community members are invited to participate in the 2013 Columbia Basin Watershed Network Symposium September 29th and 30th, supported by Living Lakes Canada. This year, our Symposium coincides with the Canadian Columbia […]

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iSeeChange: Colorado Fruit Growers Harness Wind, Water, and Fire to Save Harvest

iSeeChange had the great pleasure of meeting two climate adaptation storytellers this summer, Kirsten Howard and Allie Goldstein. 1 car, 2 girls, and 3 months to travel across America and tell stories about the Great American Adaptation to climate change. After reading iSeeChange posts about frosts on the Almanac, they set out to talk to fruit farmers in the North […]

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Got Risk? New Tools for Communicating About Water, Climate and the Future, Sept.13th in Vancouver. Register today!

BC Water & Waste Association presents a ‘how to’ workshop on tools and methods for communicating important messages about climate change. http://bcwwa.org/component/bcwwa/?task=eventregister&event=2833

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