Upcoming Events - Week of Feb 25

Posted by Rhett Reilkoff on February 26, 2013 - 8:50am
Private - accessible only to group members

EVENTS

 

CHASING ICE

Feb 24 to 26th, UVIC Cinecenta, Student Union Building

Awarding winning documentary on one man's efforts to document dramatic loss of glacier ice in the north. See website for times and details.

 

WEIRD WEATHER AND DISAPPEARING ARCTIC SEA ICE - ARE THEY CONNECTED?

Feb 26th, 7 to 8:30 PM, UVIC - Bob Wright Centre B150

PICS presents Jennifer Francis from the Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences in New Jersey, on new research pointing to the links between extreme weather events and melting sea ice in the Arctic. Also webcast live, see website for details.

 

LIFECYCLES WORKSHOP SERIES - FOOD SECURITY 101

Feb 28th, 7 PM

Free workshop to learn about food sovereignty through new, participatory workshop. See website for more info.

 

THE HOCKEY STICK AND CLIMATE WARS

Mar 4th, 8 PM, UVIC - Engineering & Computer Science Building, Room 123

Landsdowne Lecture by Dr. Michael Mann from Penn State University, co-creator of the famous hockey stick graph depicting the warming of the earth's temperatures since 1000 AD. Free, but seating is limited. See website for more info

 

Sierra Club Outing to Avatar Grove Imagine magnificent 500-year-old red cedars with lush green moss dripping down them like candle-wax. Imagine gazing up at towering Douglas Fir trees. Imagine strolling through Avatar Grove, an old-growth forest essential to biodiversity in our region. Please join Sierra Club Victoria - http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraClubBC/3cdffbafb0/adfb1c755b/a5c0975883  and Ancient Forest Alliance - http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraClubBC/3cdffbafb0/adfb1c755b/1a665f16ea for an outing to Avatar Grove on Saturday March 2nd. Led by Ancient Forest Alliance's expert TJ Watt, it will be a chance to explore the ecology, politics, and beauty of this iconic area. Please remember to bring your own lunch and snacks, water, rain gear, and shoes that don't mind the mud! We will meet at 12:00PM at the Port Renfrew Hotel and Pub. Including transportation time this is an all-day spectacular outing that will mean leaving Victoria by 10:00AM and returning by 5:00PM. We can't wait to have you join us! Please RSVP to Navi - navarana@shaw.ca.