Events for Environment

Energy Sprawl Solutions: Balancing Global Development and Conservation

Over the next several decades, as human populations grow and developing countries become more affluent, the demand for energy will soar. Parts of the energy sector are preparing to meet this demand by increasing renewable energy production, which is necessary to combat climate change. But many renewable energy sources have a large energy sprawl—the amount of land needed to produce energy—which can threaten biodiversity and conservation. Is it possible to meet this rise in energy demand, while still conserving natural places and species? Read more: http://www.law.utah.edu/event/energy-sprawl-solutions-balancing-global-development-and-conservation/



Energy Sprawl Solutions: Balancing Global Development and Conservation

Over the next several decades, as human populations grow and developing countries become more affluent, the demand for energy will soar. Parts of the energy sector are preparing to meet this demand by increasing renewable energy production, which is necessary to combat climate change. But many renewable energy sources have a large energy sprawl—the amount of land needed to produce energy—which can threaten biodiversity and conservation. Is it possible to meet this rise in energy demand, while still conserving natural places and species? Read more: http://www.law.utah.edu/event/energy-sprawl-solutions-balancing-global-development-and-conservation/



Happy Hawk-idays

Join us for a very HawkWatch holiday! Take a photo with one of our raptor ambassadors, enjoy a hot drink and a tasty treat, and shop our mini market for raptor-themed gifts and goodies! https://www.hawkwatch.org/participate/calendar/fundraising-events/515-hawk-i-days-market



Growing Community Gardens: Workshop Series

Growing Community Gardens is a six-part training series for community garden leaders and those that wish to start their own community garden. The series draws upon Wasatch Community Gardens’ 30 years of experience in community and school gardens throughout Salt Lake County. In this series, local experts and community garden leaders share their experiences on various topics, with an emphasis on COMMUNITY! Pre-registration is required. Space is Limited. $60 for all six classes: https://wasatchgardens.org/index.php?option=com_civicrm&task=civicrm/event/register&reset=1&id=790 Dates Thursdays, 6pm-8pm, January 10 - February 21, 2018* *No class on Thursday, January 24