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In the EE (energy efficient!) Spotlight: Let’s Talk Energy

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Oct 2016

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In the EE (energy efficient!) Spotlight: Let’s Talk Energy

In the spotlight this month is Let’s Talk Energy, an education initiative run by the Canada Science and Technology Museum that strives to enhance energy and climate awareness among Canadians to contribute to a sustainable energy future. They are in advanced planning for Talk Energy Week 2017, which will happen from February ...

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Sep 2016

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September eeNewsletter

Plenty of events, opportunities and resources available for environmental education this fall! Click here to check them out in our September eeNewsletter!

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Sep 2016

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In the Spotlight: Environmental Education Association of the Yukon

You don’t have to be big to be successful in fostering EE in your community! Bringing together people with the common interest of promoting and encouraging environmental education—and to have fun—are the key goals for this long-running organization in Canada’s North. The group was formed in the early ‘90s by a group of keen ...

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Aug 2016

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2016 EECOM Awards of Excellence Winners

Outstanding Governmental/Governing Body Credit Valley Conservation Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) re-established an environmental education division in 2007. As one of Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities, Credit Valley Conservation has jurisdiction over about 1,000 square kilometers of land that drain into the Credit River, ...

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Aug 2016

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Conference Forecast

Did you see the forecast? To compliment the inevitable rays of hope & sunny ideas that the conference will bring, the official prediction is for sunny skies and warm weather at the International Peace Garden!  

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Aug 2016

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It’s nearly time!

It’s nearly time! The Floral Clock at the International Peace Garden will let you know you’re on time for the National EE Conference which starts next week. 2,500 flowers, arranged differently every year, are planted around the hands of the clock each spring and let you know the time while the flowers are in bloom! […]

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Aug 2016

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Conference: Top 10 things you need to know!

The EECOM 2016 Conference is just a couple weeks away, and we have a wonderful diversity of presenters and participants confirmed from coast to coast to coast. The conference program is shaping up very nicely, and the International Peace Garden is now undertaking final preparations to host this national event. If you are on the ...

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Jul 2016

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In the Spotlight: International Peace Garden

The International Peace Garden is a 9.5 km2 park located on the international border between Canada and the United States, in the state of North Dakota and the province of Manitoba. It was established on July 14, 1932, as a symbol of the peaceful relationship between the two nations. The legend “Peace Garden State” was ...

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Jul 2016

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Conference update: Save $50, Keynotes & Performers, Schedule & Carpool app…

August 25 – 28, International Peace Garden, Manitoba Save $50 if you register by July 15. Click here for more information and to register. What else is new?  1) Conference Schedule Overview 2) Keynotes & Entertainment 3) Carpool App 4) Conference Updates Conference registration includes meals, carbon offsetting, an ...

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Jun 2016

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In the Spotlight: Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots celebrates 25 years! Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the youth-led, community action program of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada. Founded by renowned primatologist and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr. Jane Goodall, the program inspires and empowers youth to make a positive difference for ...

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