Communities in Bloom (CIB) 2012 Conference Presentations

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<p><strong>Presentations from the Communities in Bloom<br />National Symposium on Parks &amp; Grounds</strong></p>
<div>Edmonton, AB</div>
<div>October 10 - 13, 2012</div>
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<div><i>*Please note that some presentations are quite large and may be slow to download.</i></div>
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Applying for Grants

This presentation provides guidelines on the process of applying for grants, and gives information on the types of grants given each year...

Arbor Day in the Capital Region

Co-presenters: Sheila Flint and Kerra Chomlak.This presentation looks at the history and background of Arbor Day in Strathcona County,...

Aya In Bloom - Aya, Japan

This presentation profiles the town of Aya, looking at the reasons it applied to CIB, and giving a 50-year history town planning....

Community Energy at Strathcona County

This presentation describes what Community Energy is, as a closed looped system that allows for efficient production and distribution of...

Environmental Sustainability and Re-Forestation in the Alberta’s Oil Sands Industry

This presentation provides an overview of the oil sands, looks at environmental sustainability, and at four reclamation success stories....

Neighbourhood Engagement Edmonton Style

C0-Presenters: David Dodge, Mark Stumpf-Allen.This presentation looks at how the City of Edmonton partners with the Edmonton Federation of...

Partnerships - It's All About the People

Co-Presenter: Jayne Fosbery, Economic Development Manager, Westbank First Nation. This presentation looks at the partnership between the...

Practical Information and Tools for Volunteer Engagement

The goals of this presentation were to understand current trends and acquire tools, in order to more effectively engage current and...

Recreation, Parks and Quality of Life: Lessons from the Town of Okotoks Social Wellness Framework

This presentation overviews the Social Wellness Framework Project in Okotoks, including project deliverables and the process. It looks at...

River Valley Alliance

This presentation examines the River Valley Alliance whose vision is to to create a continuous river valley park system in Alberta’s...

Scott's Miracle Grow Presentation - It's More than Just Flowers

Co-Presenter: Gay Pooler. This presentation looks at the development of the Kamloops River Street community garden from 2010 to the present...

Smrzice, Czech Republic

This presentation profiles the town of Smržice, Czech Republic, providing a brief history, and information on environmental projects,...

Sponsorship Campaigns - Gaining Valuable Sponsors

This presentation looks at various aspects of sponsorship - frameworks, third party and consultant assessment, campaign councils, benefits...

The School Garden Network – Growing Gardens, Partnerships & Opportunities

This presentation looks at the benefits of gardens for youth, top 10 reasons why do don’t have more learning gardens, current status of...

The Transformative Power of Community Gardens

This presentation profiles a number of varied community gardens in the Edmonton area and looks at their role in "bringing people together...

Tomorrow Starts Today - South West District Singapore

This presentation profiles the South West district of Singapore, looking particularly at environmental and community topics.Presentation...
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