Category Archives: Events

Upcoming or recent events that may be of interest.

Beavers- An Ally or an Inconvenient Species?

We are pleased to share this excellent article on beavers by Lorne Fitch: Beavers— An Ally or an Inconvenient Species? Lorne Fitch, P. Biol. The beaver is quite a package: it swims like a fish, cuts like a chain saw, … Continue reading

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Applying the Ecosystem Services Approach in Alberta: a Panel Discussion

September 10, 2014, Calgary, AB As part of the Under Western Skies conference at Mount Royal University, the Miistakis Institute is hosting a panel discussion on “Ecosystem Services.” Panelists will comment on how the Ecosystem Services approach is being applied … Continue reading

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Sign up now: private land conservation certificate through MRU

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Registration now open for citizen science conference

We are pleased to announce that registration for the citizen science conference is now open! Please visit: https://tickets.mtroyal.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent941.html  to register. To view our excellent slate of speakers and the conference agenda, please visit: http://rockies.ca/citizenscience/

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Details on beaver workshop – May 29 in Priddis

Beavers in Our Landscape A workshop on understanding and living with beavers Please join us to share your knowledge and experiences, developed for Alberta natural resource managers, municipalities, landowners and others! Whether you love them, hate them, want to understand … Continue reading

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Road Watch in the Pass speaks out about Highway Wilding

We are thrilled to share the most recent Highway Wilding testimonial which we received from our friends Rob & Loretta with Road Watch in the Pass: Road Watch speaks out about Highway Wilding We would love to hear your thoughts … Continue reading

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Announcing….draft agenda for our PPSR conference

Exploring Public Participation in Scientific Research (PPSR) Under a Western Sky, September 9 & 10, 2014 – Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada DRAFT Agenda Day 1 – September 9, 2014 8:30am Welcome & Session on the PPSR Landscape This … Continue reading

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Beaver workshop dates – May 15 and May 29

During the first year of  our Leave It To Beavers project, the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area received over 30 inquiries from landowners and land managers regarding how to manage/live with beavers. This signaled to us a real need … Continue reading

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Miistakis is an Emerald Award finalist!

We are pleased to share that Miistakis has been named a finalist for an Emerald Award in the category of community group & nonprofit association. To learn more about the 34 finalists, please click here.    

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Save the date: Public Participation in Scientific Research Conference

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