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



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 

Water Watchers, Please Take a moment now to Vote!

Greetings Water Watchers!

We have recently submitted 3 project ideas to The Elevator Project – a dynamic process that involves lots of people in generating and supporting innovative ideas that will make Guelph even more amazing!

Check out all of the incredible projects happening in Guelph!  Please take a moment to vote on the ideas that you want to have move forward – it is only open for votinguntil Feb 9th so move fast.

See the project list here:

Vote for your top …

The Ideas are in! Have your say February 5-9th

The Ideas are in! Have your say February 5-9th

The Elevator Project is off to a remarkable start with over 50 ideas to make Guelph a better place submitted by “Idea Makers” into the “Idea Bank”.

“The response has been overwhelmingly positive.” Says Community …

Art Sale and Auction, with Proceeds to Wellington Water Watchers

Original Art auction & Sale !

Works by former “Funky Mama “  Alicia Miecznikowski

Date: Sunday Dec. 15th 2013

Time: noon- 4

Location: 49 Glasgow St. N ,Guelph

A portion of the proceeds will  be donated to Wellington Water Watchers to help educate children regarding local and global water issues

Contact: alicia miecznikowski

(519) 822-2945




2012 Fresh Water Jamboree

GUELPH, ONTARIO – The 2012 Fresh Water Jamboree will be held at Riverside Park at the Bandshell on Saturday August 4, 2012, from 11am to 11pm.

The Fresh Water Jamboree is an annual one-day family music festival established to help raise awareness about “fresh water” in Wellington County, the province of Ontario and across Canada. Be The Artist, a Guelph-based organization that promotes musicians and environmental initiatives, launched Guelph’s first “green” music festival in 2008.

“We’re expecting to see 1000 …