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protectionClean Air Day: June 5, 2002
Visit this national website to find out about Clean Air Day
in your community.
Bike To Work Week is meant to encourage people to commute by bicycle.
In 2005, Bike to Work Week will expand from Greater Victoria to other BC communities.
(See "Bike to Work Week Goes Provincewide"). The main part of the campaign is the Commuter Challenge, in which employees at different work places compete to have the most people commuting by bike. Bike To Work Week also includes cycling competitions, venues providing support and information for cyclists, and courses on cycling traffic skills.
http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/ This has meant that up to 40 students are participating every Wednesday morning at Twin Rivers in Castlegar and Glenmerry in Trail. community, initiatives.
Welcome to the Okanagan Science Centre - located in Vernon BC, Canada In addition to our regular news updates, we publish a quarterly newsletter.
Thanks for visiting the Okanagan Science Centre website.
Browse the site using the links at the top.
Stay tuned for our next travelling exhibit "Crystals to Gems" coming soon...
Visit the Okanagan Science Centre and see Downtown Vernon Association's latest mural!
The giant mural depicts the mythical legend of Ogopogo.
It took 2 months and over 100 gallons of paint to complete.
The mural is located on the west-facing wall of the Science Centre, overlooking the Skateboard Park on Hwy 6.
http://www.okscience.ca/ Become an OSC Member and receive free entry to dozens of science centres across Canada. Okanagan Science, OSC Member. CITY GREEN HOME The Board of Eco-Literacy Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Dunn as the new Executive Director of Eco-Literacy Canada and manager of all associated programs such as City Green.
She has just moved to Victoria from Terrace, BC where she was managing a $16 million community economic development fund on behalf of a volunteer board of directors from all over northern BC.
The coordinator will supervise staff and volunteers and develop, install, and manage the Station.
Coordinator of City Greens EnerGuide for Houses Program including marketing the program throughout BC, managing the work of BC assessors and coordinating communications.
Click here for a detailed job description.
http://www.citygreen.ca/ The deadline for applications is 12:00 am of September 6th. coordinator, marketing. Clean Air Day Canada - Events SUSTAINABILITY FAIR for ENVIRONMENT WEEK and CLEAN AIR DAY-Sinclair Centre- (757 West Hastings) downtown Vancouver Various regional departments of the Government of Canada in partnership with over 25 local community organizations will be promoting a Sustainability Fair for Environment Week and Clean Air Day Fair at Sinclair Centre (757 West Hastings Street), from May 31st to June 4th, 2004 (9am to 5pm, & Friday until 3pm).
The theme of this event is "Taking Action for the Environment", and will raise public awareness and provide an educational interactive forum on activities happening in your city that target environment, health and transportation issues. environment, Sinclair. City of Prince George - City Services - Utilities Division - Air Quality Pick out a new Clean Burning hearth product, freestanding or fireplace insert.
Receive up to $400 or more off the price of a new clean burn Hearth Product.
Brought to you by the City of Prince George, the Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection and the Hearth Products Association of Canada.
There is a bylaw which now regulates woodburning in the City of Prince George, it is called the Clean Air Bylaw (PDF).
http://www.city.pg.bc.ca The Air Quality Management Plan has been prepared by the Prince George Airshed Technical Management Committee based on input gathered from the public, industry, environmental groups and health professionals. wood, bylaw. 0310_Waste_Education_School_Prog.pdf The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is pleased to offer FREE, 50-minute to one-hour sessions for local teachers, homeschoolers and community groups.
Students learn important recycling and waste reduction facts and ideas about how they can help the environment.
Through hands-on activities, a story, a short video and lots of participation, students will develop an understanding of what it means to reduce, reuse and recycle and why it is so important.
This program begins with a discussion of the three Rs and a thought-provoking story about our effect on the environment.
http://www.rdos.bc.ca/pdf/notices/2003/0310_Waste_Education_School_Prog.pdf Grades 4-5 will investigate the garbage generated by their lunches and Grades 6-7 will look at their ecological footprint, a unique way of measuring our impact on the Earth. waste reduction, lunches.
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