THE SMART GRID - HOW WE CAN USE MORE WIND AND SOLAR ENERGY
Feb 18th, 7 to 9 PM, North Park Manor, 875 North Park Street
BCSEA hosts Torsten Broeer who will discuss how a smart grid, combined with smart loads, including residential appliances - can match energy demand to the variable supply of wind energy and other forms of renewable energy. See website for more info.
THE CLIMATE RESILIENCE GAP: A GLOBAL INSURER'S PERSPECTIVE
Feb 19th, 10 to 11 AM PST
VICTORIA BLUE DRINKS
Feb 19th, 4:30 to 6:30 PM, Fernwood Inn, 1302 Gladstone Ave
Join others interested in water issues for a casual networking and some obscure water trivia too! See website for more info.
SHARKS: FIERCE PREDATORS, VULNERABLE PREY
Feb 20th, 7 PM, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, Sidney
Julie Baum explores the fascinating world of sharks. See poster for more info.
CREATING A WELCOMING, DIVERSE AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY
Feb 21st, 7 PM, David Lam Auditorium, MacLaurin Building, UVIC
Dr. Caroline Andrew from the University of Ottawa will give a free public lecture on how we can define and design livable communities. Lecture is followed by a discussion forum co-hosted with the CRD on Feb 22nd from 8:30 to 4:30 featuring speakers from UVic and throughout the CRD on the region's regional sustainability strategy. See website for more info and registration details.