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Environment Week is June 2 to 8, 2019. Here's a list of some events that are happening. We hope you'll join us!

City of Edmonton Events

Weed Pulls
May 25: Garlic Mustard is a non-native plant species that is invasive to our environment and can be destructive to native biodiversity and habitat. Mill Creek Ravine is one of few known locations in Edmonton where this prohibited noxious weed has been discovered. Help eliminate them at a weed pull. Garlic Mustard is easy to pull and has no thorns or skin irritants.

June 15 & 22: Orange hawkweed is a species native to Europe and originally introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. Orange hawkweed is very invasive to our environment and can be destructive to native biodiversity and habitat.

Eco-Solar Tours
June 1 and 2: An annual weekend event featuring energy-efficient and renewable energy technology at various open houses, all within the greater Edmonton area. This event does not require registration unless you want to sign up for CAGBC's bike tour of 5 homes.

Root For Trees Fest
June 1: A fun, family event at Goldbar Park, with tree plantings and giveaways, a Tree-athlon, educational exhibits and more.

World Environment Day
June 5:
 This year's theme is air pollution, with a call on people to join the Mask Challenge from May 24 to June 5.

Clean Air Day
June 5: Clean Air Day is celebrated the Wednesday of Environment Week.

Bike Events
June 6 & 8: An interactive, hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves event

June 15: Bike Plan Tour

Sustainival
June 6 to 9: Check out this carnival with exhilarating games, attractions and rides powered by renewable energy.

Downtown Sustainability Stroll
Various dates: Take a self-guided tour to learn about the various sustainability features in downtown Edmonton. Or reserve your spot on EventBrite and join us for a guided tour.

Events and Information by Other Organizations

Find more environmental events on our Greener Days calendar!

Get Involved!

Learn more and start taking steps to "green" your life! Check out these City programs:

Composting Workshops
Learn to compost the fun and easy way at the John Janzen Nature Centre's Backyard Compost Education Centre, or host your own Community Compost Workshop.

Learn More And Take Action

Learn more about climate change, energy and our strategies for adaptation and resilience. Get tips on how to take action against climate change and reduce our impact on the environment.

Change Homes For Climate Guide

Whether you're buying, selling or renovating a home, we've got great energy-saving green ideas for you in our Change Home For Climate Guide!

For More Information

City Environmental Strategies

9th Floor Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0J4

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-401-7050
Email changeforclimate@edmonton.ca
Website http://www.edmonton.ca/ChangeForClimate
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/YEGclimate
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/YEGclimate

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