Watershed alliance hosting seminar

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance is hosting a science and environmental policy seminar in Red Deer on Monday.

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance is hosting a science and environmental policy seminar in Red Deer on Monday.

The presentation is a part of a series of water resource seminars put on by Sustainability Resources Ltd., an Airdrie-based environmental management consulting firm.

Carla Davidson, a biologist and postdoctoral fellow in the faculty of medicine at the University of Calgary, will lead the workshop.

The seminar runs from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the RDRWA main office at 4918 59th St.

It will look at the relationship between science and environmental policy decisions. Participants will learn how to find literature and discuss strategies for examining scientific evidence in order to improve scientific literacy among policy makers.

The second half of the workshop involves a presentation on watershed ecology from scientists working in the field.

Registration is $210 but discounted by 50 per cent for community citizens and non-profit organizations. The discount code is 2012NGO.

For more information and to register, visit http://sustainabilitycircle.ca.