When Two Worlds Collide highlights the loss and subsequent salvage of the Robinson Wetland. It shares how a vital natural resource would have been lost due to the expansion of the town and land development activities, were it not for a few dedicated individuals who worked very hard to preserve these wetlands.
Every year, CEAC provides two $1,000 scholarships to Bow Valley High School students interested in pursuing education in environmental studies and contributing to a healthier environment.
CEAC is proud to support the Bighill Creek Preservation Society, which is dedicated to ensuring the natural and historical values of the Bighill Creek Watershed are preserved for this and future generations.
CEAC and On-Growing Works offer a series of educational opportunities to Cochrane and area to promote sustainability, low impact development and innovation while being environmentally responsible.
Living in the Natural Environment is an annual event that brings the rural and small urban community, government, and non-agricultural rural residents together to initiate discussion relevant to the surrounding landscape and the people who live there.
Energy for All is a non-profit organization created to improve worldwide health by providing clean water and protect/preserve the environment by providing renewable energy through environmentally sustainable means.
Partnering with Canada World Youth, CEAC helps deal with environmental issues through activities like weed pulls, wrapping trees along Big Hill Creek to protect them from beavers
By far CEAC’s largest involvement with a school is as a platinum sponsor for Cochrane High School Phase 1 and a gold sponsor for Phase 3 Sustainable Development Project.
Environmental awareness and education are a cornerstone to CEAC’s mission. Over the years CEAC has focussed much effort with the schools in Cochrane through a wide range of projects and initiatives.
Wetlands matter! An estimated 70% of Alberta’s wetlands and 90% of Calgary’s wetlands have been eliminated to accommodate urban development and other human impacts.
In 1998 with less than 10 days before a public hearing on a proposed Remediation Plan (RP) and development plans, CEAC worked hard to bring together information and constructive criticism, based on the information presented in the RP.
More than 160 engineers, developers, politicians, municipalities, biologists, researchers and stewardship groups gathered at the spectacular Cochrane Ranche House
A full recap of the 2009 Pathways 2 Sustainability Conference is available for download here, in PDF format.
Light pollution is light that shines where it is not needed or wanted. Typically, 30 to 50% of the light we produce is never used, shining sideways or upwards instead.
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Green Drinks is a relaxed, unstructured event where people interested in the environment, sustainability and community can get together to network, talk shop, learn, or share a story.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary CEAC sponsored an International Wildlife Film Festival at the Cochrane Ranchehouse Theatre on Saturday Nov 21st. CEAC worked with The International Wildlife Media Center & Film Festival (IWFF) out of Missoula, Montana to bring world class environmental films to Cochrane.
CEAC joined with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Thistle Pull event at the Toki property in Jumpingpound Creek, near Cochrane.
CEAC has been a proud sponsor of the M.D. of Bighorn’s “Living in the Natural Environment” Speaker series. The event features presentations from environmental experts on topics of interest to residents.