Lethbridge and Area Events


Next sage meeting:

20 November 2018
7-9 pm
Downtown Library

EVERYONE welcome!



SAGE is pleased to have sponsored poet David Martin for the 2018 Word on the Street Festival in Lethbridge.

Martin presented, Tar Swan, published by NeWest Press 2018.

For more, check out his web site:  David Martin


Join us at Scenic Dog Run & Help Keep this poopular Park Open

23 May 2018 from 7-8 pm

Donwload a poster to share by clicking



Alberta Wilderness Association presents:

 Our Public Lands: A Treasure to Protect

Take a video journey through Alberta’s diverse public lands – lands that we have the privilege to call our own and the responsibility to maintain.

Admission is free but space is limited – please register as soon as possible.
AWA will have art for auction and merchandise for sale.
Wine and beer will be available for purchase & finger food is included without charge.



 9 March 2018
Doors at 6:00 pm, Speaker at 7:00

Helen Schuler Nature Centre

Free, but please register: 

AWA Lethbridge Talk: Our Public Lands

Big thank you to the volunteers at our October 2017 Doggy Doo Cleanup!

Barely 2 hours in we had removed 152 lbs (69 kg) of refuse from the Scenic Drive Dog Run. 

Anything left on the dog run is susceptible to being washed into the Oldman River down slope of the area. 

Please pick up after your dog; your dog = your duty to clean up!
It would be a shame for the dogs to lose this lovely run, just because their people were remiss in their Doggy Doo Duty!

Thanks to the Oldman Watershed Council for organizing the
Southern Alberta Water Charter Challenge #SAWC17
and to Helen Schuler Nature Centre for partnering with SAGE on this project.

Download a Doggy Doo poster in pdf format to share!

SAGE was pleased to cosponsor Saskatchewan writer 
Trevor Herriot, author of
Towards a Prairie Atonement 

Saturday 23 September at Word On the Street Festival


SAGE accepts
Memberships and/or Donations

Come attend a meeting or use our handy 
PayPal Link @:

Membership & Volunteer



The Southern Alberta Group for the Environment welcomes creation of Castle Provincial Park
& Castle Wildland Provincial Park
by the Alberta Government

See our letter @ Letters to Government


SAGE commends the City of Lethbrige for leadership & commitment to
managing municipal solid waste diversion
& welcomes
Community Curbside Recycling

See our letter @ Letters to Government

SAGE is Thirty

SAGE has been operating in Lethbridge for thirty years.

Happy Birthday to SAGE!

In those thirty years, SAGE members have been active in a number of issues promoting clean air, clean and abundant sources of water, and the stewardship of wild lands. 
Over those same thirty years, we have seen the emergence of environmental issues becoming the focus of policy and media attention.  This speaks to the alarming impacts humankind is having on our environment, but it also speaks to the importance of organized environmental expertise in the community.

SAGE continues to share this important role in southern Alberta with other dedicated groups.



Sacred Spirit of Water

A documentary film written, directed and produced by Morningstar Mercredi.


The film traces the Idle No More movement against omnibus Bills C-45 and C-38, particularly the assault on water.


Connected with this movement is the impact of water contamination from oil & gas exploitation on First Nations' lands and the emerging environmental concerns about hydraulic fracturing.


The 57 minute film can be viewed on YouTube: