Beaverhill Bird Observatory

Science Outreach Athabasca:                                                                                         

Upcoming Science Outreach Events

  • January 11, 2018 – How the clean energy revolution is changing your future with David Dodge from Green Energy Futures & EEA Chair at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers.  Take a peak into our energy future with David Dodge, producer of 175 Green Energy Futures documentaries on the clean energy revolution and chair of Energy Efficiency Alberta. The pace of innovation in the clean energy sector, the building industry and with electric vehicles will dramatically affect the way we live, how we get around and how we work in the future. These changes are occurring globally faster than anyone expected. David will share what he’s learned from researching inspiring technologies, projects and entrepreneurs across Canada.   Free event! Door prizes!
  • February 22, 2018 – Ancient Landscapes and Prehistoric Human Activity in Alberta’s Oil Sands with Brian Ronaghan, former director of Alberta’s Archaeological Survey, and Robin Woywitka, Archaeological Survey regional archaeologist and University of Alberta PhD candidate, will present the key elements of this remarkable story of ancient landscapes and human use—a story that may never have been uncovered were it not for oil sands development and provincial conservation requirements at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers.  Free event!