Upcoming Events

  • January 24, 2018 - Spider Talks with Dr. Robert Holmberg at Whispering Hills Primary School in Athabasca for 5 classes of grade 2 students.
  • February 8, 2018 - Beavers in our Landscape:  Ecosystem engineers or agricultural pests?  Topics will include ecology, management options, challenges, beavers and ecosystems.  This presentation will be followed by a round table discussion with representatives from Athabasca County, Alberta Trappers Association and Cows and Fish.  FREE workshop from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM with Lisa Card, leading the conversation will be Cows and Fish and the Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society.  In order to attend, please register in advance by contacting Roxanne at 780-675-2273 or info@athabascacounty.com.  Location has now been changed to the Athabasca Regional Multiplex.
  • February 22, 2018 – Ancient Landscapes and Prehistoric Human Activity in Alberta’s Oil Sands with Brian Ronaghan, former director of Alberta’s Archaeological Survey, and Robin Woywitka, Archaeological Survey regional archaeologist and University of Alberta PhD candidate, will present the key elements of this remarkable story of ancient landscapes and human use—a story that may never have been uncovered were it not for oil sands development and provincial conservation requirements at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers. Free event!
  • To Book Hour of Code school talks and demos with Wayne Brehaut school presentations for students ages 12 to 15... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

  • To Book DNA labs and demos with Carmen Allen... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

  • To Book Spider Talks with Robert Holmberg, Professor Emeritus AU and resident Entomologist at your school... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

Many of our events are held at Athabasca University in Governing Council Chambers. Please park in parking lot C. To view a map of the grounds and parking please click here.

Science Outreach Athabasca - January 23, 2018

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