RDRWA Spring Forum -Ice, Ice Maybe?

 

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance invites you to join us for our upcoming Spring Forum ‘Ice, Ice, Maybe?’, on Friday, March 22nd, 2019, which is also World Water Day!

This February has been one of the coldest on record in Alberta in recent years, with more days hovering in the -30°C range in 2019 than in the last 40 years!  While the idea of warmer winters sounds appealing to many people (hurray for less shovelling!), milder temperatures in winter could also potentially impact many of the winter activities we love that rely on cold and snowy conditions, including skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and outdoor ice hockey.

Check out our great “line-up” for Ice, Ice Maybe!

4:00 pm                          Doors Open for Registration

4:15 pm                          World Water Day and Welcoming Remarks from the City of Red Deer

4:20pm - 5:00 pm           Keynote by James Gordon, Thompson Rivers University on his research:

                                         “My Canadian quest: Saving outdoor hockey from climate change”

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm        Refreshment Break (snacks will be provided!)
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm       Keynote by David Sauchyn, University of Regina

                                  "The Red Deer River in a Changing Climate"

 

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm        Ambassador Awards Presentation

6:15 pm- 6:50 pm         Feature Presentation of the Award-Winning Film:

                                         Guilt Trip: A Climate Change Film with a Skiing Problem

6:50 pm – 7:00 pm       Closing Remarks from the RDRWA

 

Thanks to our sponsors, we are pleased to offer Ice, Ice Maybe as a FREE event, with snacks and refreshments provided! Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions.

Space is limited to 50 people, and registration is required prior to March 20th. REGISTER NOW! here

We hope you will join us for Ice, Ice Maybe? as we take a closer look at the future of winter recreation in Alberta!

Questions? Please email: info@rdrwa.ca or call 403-340-7379

 

When
March 22nd, 2019 4:00 PM   through   7:00 PM

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