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Caribou Struggling in Alberta

CPAWS Northern Alberta Releases First of Three Reports Looking at Conservation Measures for Alberta's Herds

EDMONTON – Today, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Northern Alberta chapter publicly releases the first of three reports illustrating on-the-ground status of and threats to Alberta's boreal woodland caribou.

The reports are the first of their kind in Alberta – the first publicly available, science-based assessment that illustrates where in Alberta's boreal forest conservation efforts, legislated protection, and immediate forest restoration need to occur in order to bring Alberta's caribou back from the brink. Read more about Caribou Struggling in Alberta

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Film Screening — Wildways: Corridors of Life

Jun 23 2016 - 12:30am to 4:00am

Filmmaker James Brundige will introduce his film Wildways: Corridors of Life, created for PBS’s science show NOVA. The film explores the science behind the need for large landscape conservation and features the Yellowstone to Yukon region and the savannahs of Africa.

Read more about Film Screening — Wildways: Corridors of Life

Locations

Lux Cinema
229 Bear Street
Banff , AB
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street
Banff , AB
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Climate Change, National Parks and Large Landscape Conservation

May 7 2016 - 1:00am to 3:00am

On May 6, Dr. Jodi Hilty, Y2Y President and Chief Scientist and one of the world’s leading experts on wildlife corridors, will speak about the opportunity to prioritize conservation in light of climate change and provide provocative insights as to how others are achieving enduring conservation across landscapes and seascapes around the world.

FREE admission Read more about Climate Change, National Parks and Large Landscape Conservation

Location

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street
Banff , AB
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Summer Job Opportunities with Nature Alberta

Nature Alberta has posted summer job opportunities for returning post-secondary students". From the Nature Alberta website:

Nature Alberta is hiring post-secondary students for the following seasonal positions:

Click on the “job description” links above to see each position description.

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Media Releases & Op-eds

Positive Alberta Fisheries Recovery Actions

On the eve of the 2016 sportfishing season, the Alberta government will put in place a 5 year ‘recovery rest period’ in the upper Pembina River that will combine no-fishing and habitat restoration measures. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) commends the Alberta government on this important step to protect a high risk Arctic grayling population. Read more about Positive Alberta Fisheries Recovery Actions

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