RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology
It’s that time again - the forever marvelous Dewey Divas are back!
Learn basic knowledge surrounding concussions. Learn what a concussion is, how to detect one, what to do for one, and what you can do to heal from one. Great for coaches, parents, teachers, medical professionals, and athletes.
CAT(C), BPE, Dip SIM
Collegiate Sports Medicine, Olds.
This program is hosted by the Olds Municipal Library.
Young Living Essential Oils are 100% natural oils that contain healing properties which are extremely beneficial for our bodies. Used for relaxation, antibacterial, detox, weight loss, skin care, depression, anxiety, muscle pain and so much more. This sharing session will cover the basics of how the Essential Oils work with our bodies and the uses of some of the more common products Young Living has to offer.
Mrs. Claus will visit from the North Pole to Read to the children, sing songs and answer questions the kids might have!
Hosted and provided by Glenwood Municipal Library.
Youth Interpretation and Appreciation of our Landscapes - 2015 Winter Speaker Series – Community and Land
Youth Interpretation and Appreciation of our Landscapes; JeanAnne Teliskie, Eagle Point Blue Rapids Parks Council.
A Passion for Falcons, a Pig Barn and a "$10.00 Fine” - 2015 Winter Speaker Series – Community and Land
A Passion for Falcons, a Pig Barn and a "$10.00 Fine”; John Campbell Jr., Founder of the Alberta Raptor Preservation Society
Working with birds of prey for over 40 years, John shares how his family’s ranch contributed to the recovery of peregrine falcons in Alberta; and, started his own lifelong journey as a conservationist helping with the scientific study and recovery of raptors in central and southern Alberta.
Stories from a Back Country Park Warden Family; Max and Julie Winkler
Video Conferencing from the Pincher Creek and District Library, In 1960 Max and Julie Winkler packed up their 10-week-old son and headed into the backcountry of Jasper National Park, where Max was a warden. Hear the stories and recollections of their time chasing poachers and raising a family in a beautiful
and isolated backcountry cabin.
Burgess Shale Tales and Trilobites; John Hancock
Video Conferencing from the Pincher Creek and District Library, John Hancock shares his knowledge of the Burgess Shale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.In 1909 the Burgess Shale Beds were discovered in what is now Yoho National Park. This presentation shares the story of the rick fossil beds left behind from the soft- bodied animals who lived 530 million years ago.
Alberta: Land of Dinosaurs and Other Paleontological Wonders - 2015 Winter Speaker Series – Community and Land
Alberta: Land of Dinosaurs and Other Paleontological Wonders; Dr. FrançoisTherrien
In his talk, Dr. François Therrien will showcase some of the most significant paleontological discoveries made in Alberta, from the first member of the tyrannosaur family to the first feathered dinosaurs found in North America, and demonstrate why our province can legitimately be called the “Land of Dinosaurs.” François will video conference from the Pincher Creek and District Library.
Sustainable Cultural Tourism; Susan Guyette, PhD.
Video Conferencing from Santa Fe New Mexico, Susan Guyette speaks of sustainability being possible through a worldview that respects cultural values and natural cycles, rather than a lineal, profit-based economic perspective. This approach emphasizes a cyclical process of community-based evaluation and redirection. Indigenous methodology shows the way!