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Saturday April 26. Rotary Forest, Earth Day Tree Planting

This is a call out to anyone interested in joining our Wellington Water Watchers Team at this year’s Rotary forest Tree Plant. Wear a blue t-shirt over your jacket and find us at 9 am. See the poster below for details on where to go.

 

H2O GO Festival Saturday March 22, 10 – 4

H2O GO Festival: An engaging celebration of water

The Wellington Water Watchers is joining the City of Guelph to host an event to celebrate World Water Day. This year’s Canada Water Week theme is “Watersheds 101″

We are still needing some volunteers to help with this event on Saturday March 22nd. If you can lend a hand, please email wellingtonwaterwatchers@gmail.com 

Address: City Hall
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San Francisco Just Became the First Major U.S. City to Ban the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

SAN FRANCISCO JUST BECAME THE FIRST MAJOR U.S. CITY TO BAN THE SALE OF PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

By Lima Yayk,  RYOT NewsMarch 7, 2014 at 10:24 am

Read more at http://www.ryot.org/san-francisco-just-became-the-first-major-u-s-city-to-ban-the-sale-of-plastic-water-bottles/594741#F6u1fbCFOjivq3tv.99

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San Francisco just banned the sale of single-use water bottles on public property and at city-permitted events, making it the first major U.S. city to do so.

The ban will phase out all bottles that are 21 ounces or less within the next four years. The …

Upcoming FREE webinar: Protecting the Human Right to Water

Protecting the Human Right to Water

Emma Lui – Council of Canadians
March 11, 2014, 2pm EST

Canadian and indigenous communities are facing increasing threats to their water sources including the threat of fracking, water privatization, oil shipments on the Great Lakes and the lack of clean drinking water in First Nation communities. Learn what communities are doing to protect the human right to water and how they’re turning their municipalities into Blue Communities. A Blue Community is a municipality that recognizes …

Invitation: Ready, Set, Go! Using Gamification to Advance Community Resilience

Invitation:

 

Ready, Set, Go! Using Gamification to Advance Community Resilience

Monday February 24th, 2014

10:30am – 12:45pm

 

Objective: Citizen engagement in and behavior change for sustainability can be difficult. This workshop will explore the use of games to improve stakeholder engagement and motivate action on building climate change resilience. Participants will engage in two distinct games and learn how they can be applied in other settings. The workshop agenda is attached.

 

Registration: There is no cost to attend but seats are limited. Register today at 

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