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January 2020 Newsletter

JANUARY 2020 NEWS – SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT NETWORK SOCIETY

Information contained in this newsletter may not imply approval by SENS directors.

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SENS STUFF

1. Eating Local Foods in Winter: Jan. 23rd, 2020, 7 pm, Schubert Centre. Ways to easily enrich your winter cookery and diet, and to reduce your carbon footprint. Share, collect recipes and more! 

LOCAL STUFF

1. Farmers’ Markets:  

             Vernon: Indoors at Kal Tire Place on Fridays, 11 – 3 pm

             Lumby: Year-round, Monashee Food Co-Op (GMO / pesticide-free!), Shuswap Ave. 

             Armstrong: Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm, Odd Fellows Hall, Bridge St.

2. Bird Conservation: January 8th, 7 pm, Schubert Centre, after the regular NONC meeting. The guest speaker will be Tanya Luszcz with the Canadian Wildlife Service (Partners in Flight) in Penticton.

3. Permaculture Design Certificate Course (in Kelowna): Vernon experts Gord (contact to inquire about    their group rebates) and Jana will be providing their every-other-week 72-hour course again, starting Feb 22nd. Course details are here!  Enter the code: gettheworm2020 and Save 20% when you sign up. 

4. RDNO Allows ‘Monster” Sized Cannabis Facilities?!? Numerous other districts have restricted facility sizewhy not here?

SENT BY MEMBERS OR READERS

1. Video Links:  $1000 Geodesic Dome Greenhouse

2. Old-Growth Strategic Review Survey: Check it out! Thank you to BC Nature for this.

3. POLIS Water Sustainability Project: This webinar on B.C. mining law reform is now available to Watch! 

FROM INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (IISD)

1. Impact of new tech: We need to apply this rule about assessment of environmental and societal impact to digital innovation!

2. True Cost of Cheap Fuel Ignored: The need to abandon fossil fuel subsidies is evident in this video!

3.Fisheries Subsidies Impacts: Local economy and biodiversity in peril in Senegal. This expert  explains.

Co-Edited with Egan Mandreck 

Mailing address: SENS (Sustainable Environment Network Society), c/o the Boys and Girls Club, 

3300-37th Ave., Vernon, V1T 2Y5. Website: www.sensociety.org 

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