ART Program

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Thank you for your interest in the ART program! Registration is now closed.

Climate change is being felt here in Alberta - heatwaves and other weather extremes are having environmental, economic, and social effects. So, what exactly is climate change? What does it look like in Alberta? How will the changing climate impact your work?

Adaptation Resilience Training (ART) provides agricultural, infrastructure, watershed, and community planning professionals with the foundational knowledge necessary to integrate climate change adaptation into their professional practice.

This online training is free, and most appropriate for those new to learning how to apply climate change concepts to their work.

Participants who complete all four pre-requisite modules as well as their stream module can earn continuing education credits with their professional associations. In addition to the four pre-requisite modules and one stream module, participants are welcome to join the modules not directly related to their stream, as optional learning.


ART Modules

1. Pre-requisite Core Module 1

The Weather Isn't What it Used to Be: Separating Fact from Fiction about Climate Change

Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


2. Pre-requisite Core Module 2

Risks around us: Learning which Climate Risks are Important to Manage and How

Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 12:00


3. Pre-requisite Core Module 3

Making Dollars and Sense out of Climate Change: Economic Aspects of Climate Change

Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


4. Pre-requisite Core Module 4

But it's Cold Outside! How to Speak Effectively About Climate Change

Date: Friday, September 10, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


5. Watershed Module

Water: Too Much or Too Little to Manage

Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


6. Infrastructure Module

Building Climate-Resistant Infrastructure: Using PIEVC To Understand and Manage Climate Impacts

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


7. Agriculture Module

Feeding Alberta into the Future: Adapting Agriculture to the Changing Climate

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


8. Community Planning Module

Stronger Together: Planning Resilient Communities

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


ART is a cost-shared initiative supported by Natural Resources Canada’s Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Program and the Government of Alberta.


Thank you for your interest in the ART program! Registration is now closed.

Climate change is being felt here in Alberta - heatwaves and other weather extremes are having environmental, economic, and social effects. So, what exactly is climate change? What does it look like in Alberta? How will the changing climate impact your work?

Adaptation Resilience Training (ART) provides agricultural, infrastructure, watershed, and community planning professionals with the foundational knowledge necessary to integrate climate change adaptation into their professional practice.

This online training is free, and most appropriate for those new to learning how to apply climate change concepts to their work.

Participants who complete all four pre-requisite modules as well as their stream module can earn continuing education credits with their professional associations. In addition to the four pre-requisite modules and one stream module, participants are welcome to join the modules not directly related to their stream, as optional learning.


ART Modules

1. Pre-requisite Core Module 1

The Weather Isn't What it Used to Be: Separating Fact from Fiction about Climate Change

Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


2. Pre-requisite Core Module 2

Risks around us: Learning which Climate Risks are Important to Manage and How

Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 12:00


3. Pre-requisite Core Module 3

Making Dollars and Sense out of Climate Change: Economic Aspects of Climate Change

Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


4. Pre-requisite Core Module 4

But it's Cold Outside! How to Speak Effectively About Climate Change

Date: Friday, September 10, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.


5. Watershed Module

Water: Too Much or Too Little to Manage

Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


6. Infrastructure Module

Building Climate-Resistant Infrastructure: Using PIEVC To Understand and Manage Climate Impacts

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


7. Agriculture Module

Feeding Alberta into the Future: Adapting Agriculture to the Changing Climate

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


8. Community Planning Module

Stronger Together: Planning Resilient Communities

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


ART is a cost-shared initiative supported by Natural Resources Canada’s Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Program and the Government of Alberta.

  • Registration for ART is now closed.

    Several professional associations will award you with Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for attending the ART training sessions. You can indicate your membership with these associations below and we will track and report your attendance to support your accreditation. Please note that CECs are assigned based on participation in all five pre-requisite and one stream session (14 hours total).     


    The personal information you provide to Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP) is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and managed in accordance with Part 2 of the FOIP Act. The personal information and other supplemental submissions you provide will be used in the administration of the Climate Resilience Training program. Your personal information including supplemental submissions you provide will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose by AEP without your consent unless required by law. If you have any questions or concerns about the collection and use of your personal information, or if you would like to request a correction to the information you provided, please contact Kendra Isaac at kendra.isaac@gov.ab.ca or (780) 643-1014.

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    The personal information you provide to Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP) is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and managed in accordance with Part 2 of the FOIP Act. The personal information and other supplemental submissions you provide will be used in the administration of the Climate Resilience Training program. Your personal information including supplemental submissions you provide will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose by AEP without your consent unless required by law. If you have any questions or concerns about the collection and use of your personal information, or if you would like to request a correction to the information you provided, please contact Kendra Isaac at kendra.isaac@gov.ab.ca or (780) 643-1014.

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