Responsibility for the Land

Conversations on Fracking in Alberta

Student Film

The documentary “Responsibility for the Land” is the work of two Augustana students, Carmelle Mohr and Alison Bortolon, and is based on the 2012 conference. Enjoy! … Advertisements

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Conference is a Success

With more than 180 attendees and an array of excellent presenters, the conference was a great success. Videos of the various presentations are now online! To view a list of … Continue reading

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2015 Presentation on Well Integrity

Andrew Nikiforuk recently gave a presentation in Camrose on March 6, 2015, entitled “The Politics of Fracking and the Reality of Leaking Wells” to the Alberta Surface Rights Federation and members … Continue reading

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Alberta Voices Project

Since 2013, we have engaged in a project to document landowner experiences. Called “Alberta Voices” we hope to give voice to those whose troubling experiences with hydraulic fracturing may not have … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andrew Nikiforuk

We were fortunate to host Alberta journalist Andrew Nikiforuk, who gave two talks at Augustana and a third at the Sustainable Rural Alberta conference, also in Camrose. Andrew Nikiforuk has … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Student Presentations: Fracking in Alberta

Ecological, political, economic, cultural & religious perspectives Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 6 – 9 pm in the Epp Conference Room U of A, Augustana . 6:00 pm  Opening & welcome … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

“No Baselines, No Claim”

By Tim Parker, Professor of Psychology University of Alberta, Augustana Campus Published in the “Second Thought” column of the Camrose Booster December 4, 2012 When I attended the opening night … Continue reading

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Beyond Fractured Conversation

Lorne Fitch is an award winning biologist and Adjunct Professor with the University of Calgary.  Lorne is internationally recognized as a communicator and is the Provincial Riparian Specialist for the Alberta Cows … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Fracking of Rachel Carson

Fifty years ago a book changed the way we think about nature – or did it? Sandra Steingraber narrates a slide show about the fracking of Rachel Carson’s homeground at

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beyond “He said / She said” Conversation

In Josh Fox’s new video The Sky is Pink, he highlights the “He said, She said” journalism that surrounds the practices of hydraulic fracturing. According to Fox, rather than providing in-depth … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

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