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AWA hosts events of all types throughout the year and throughout the province.

February 13, 2016

Kananaskis Snowshoe Hike

Little Lougheed, Kananaskis

Led by Ed Hergott Located in Kananaskis Country, Little Lougheed is a beautiful steep but short snowshoe trail up to a fine ridge with spectacular views of Spray Lakes below. Ed Hergott is an avid outdoor enthusiast and can be found snowshoeing or hiking year round in many areas along the Eastern Slopes! Difficulty: Moderate…

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February 17, 2016

Edmonton Talk: Brazil

Jackson Power Electric Ltd.
(9744 – 60 Avenue, Edmonton)

WILDERNESS AROUND THE WORLD BRAZIL: Wilds of the Pantanal with Dr. Jim Butler Piranha and caiman-filled rivers, exotic bird life and wild jaguars are featured in this exploration of the world’s largest wetland wilderness. Prof. Butler consulted on the challenge of ecotourism in this fragile environment with its exotic beauty and dangers. The presentation includes…

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March 15, 2016

Calgary Talk: Conservation in West Africa – Lessons from another culture

AWA Building (455 12 Street NW, Calgary)

CONSERVATION IN WEST AFRICA — Lessons from another Culture With Bob Jamieson As a Game Warden in Ghana, West Africa, Bob Jamieson was a CUSO volunteer and has been involved in West African conservation for many years. Ghana is a unique part of Africa, where conservation is driven by tribal cultures, and not by European…

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March 16, 2016

Edmonton Talk: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania

Jackson Power Electric Ltd.
(9744 – 60 Avenue, Edmonton)

WILDERNESS AROUND THE WORLD ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE, TANZANIA: ‘Off the Beaten Track’ African Parks with Bill Reynolds From a naturalist’s perspective, join Bill Reynolds to get up close with elephant families in the Zambezi rainforest, with hippos in the Selous reserve, with antelopes and hornbills among the baobabs of Ruaha, with the colobus monkeys of Udzungwa…

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March 19, 2016

Nathan M. Godfrey and The Still Waters

455 12 Street NW, Calgary

Headline Act Nathan M. Godfrey. Accompanying himself on resonator guitar, mandolin and banjo, Nathan M. Godfrey plays old-time music of the Americas, from the cowboy songs of Alberta’s coulees to the vintage tangos of bustling Buenos Aires. His passion for music has been shaped by his experiences herding sheep in northern BC, working on his…

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