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Calgary vs Heat

Posted on August 17, 2018

We hope you all survived the record-breaking heat of yesterday, but while the forecast gives us a little break, it looks like it isn't over for the heat. Indeed, the trend is for things to keep getting warmer, so we all have to learn t…

It's a Bug's Life

Posted on August 13, 2018

Over the past week, we've run two Native Insect Identification Walks in Prince's Island Park. Thanks to our incredible experts, Nick Johnson of Eat My Shrubs Holistic Landscaping and Haydee Peralta, Ecologist and Insect Expert, we were…

Last week we were discussing the tools you can use to solve purchasing dilemmas when they come up for you, but one part of that that we didn’t discuss much is the question: who made this? This is a simple question, which is also one of…

Doing the right thing for the Earth can be hard. Everyday we gain new insight into how humans are impacting the world, and we have to re-evaluate our decision-making to take new information into account. It can be overwhelming – and ev…

There are a lot of fun activities, camps, classes, and events this summer for the whole family. Learn more about Calgary’s urban environment and have fun while doing it! If you’re looking for an event to fit in between other summer pla…