May 25, 2015


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Water week

Celebrate Canada Water Week with a pair of talks today at FortWhyte Alive. At 1 p.m., water protection group Lake Friendly will discuss greenwashing (a type of marketing that deceptively promotes the perception a company's products are environmentally friendly), and at 2 p.m., FortWhyte's Katrina Froese will talk water conservation and retrofits for the home and cottage. Sessions free with regular admission cost. More information at www.fortwhyte.org

Transition town

This one-day workshop on local food security, energy use and climate change is connected to the Transition Towns movement, which aims in part to help communities curb emissions and be more resilient in the face of environmental challenges. Workshop sponsored by Climate Change Connection. Friday, March 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., University of Winnipeg. Admission is free. Must register by March 27. More information by emailing lydia@climatechangeconnection.org or calling (204) 943-4836.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 17, 2012 J16

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