About the AEN

The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) connects Albertans and environmental groups that are dedicated to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment. As a non-profit and non-partisan organization, the AEN supports collaboration of the environmental community throughout the province.

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Connecting Alberta’s environmental groups

We are a network of individuals and groups working together on shared concerns. AEN members include individuals and representatives from member groups that connect, collaborate and share information.

The AEN is a link between the environmental community and government, industry, the media and all Albertans. View our current member groups.

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Albertans and environmental groups are welcome to join the AEN as members – there are memberships for both individuals and groups. Members contribute to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment by sharing information and collaborating on shared issues. Learn more about becoming a member of the AEN.

The AEN supports an inclusive and diverse environmental community for all Albertans. 

Appeal Court Judge Denies Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort Permission to Appeal

Alberta League for Environmentally Responsible Tourism

December 1, 2004

In a decision released yesterday, the Honourable Justice Berger dismissed an application by 1006335 Alberta Inc. for leave to appeal the decision of
the Clearwater County Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB).

In their June 2004 decision, the SDAB had denied 1006355 Alberta Inc. a development permit for their proposed Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort.

The Appeal Court Judge denied permission to appeal the SDAB’s decision because the appeal would have little chance of success.

The Judge found that the main basis for the SDAB’s decision was the lack of information provided by the proponent. The Appeal Court decision states, “the results of any appeal to this Court would, in my opinion, not result in a reversal of the SDAB. In summary, the evidentiary deficiencies noted by the SDAB are incapable of being overcome.” Read More

Action Alert: The Trans-Canada Twinning Plan for Banff National Park

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Calgary/Banff Chapter

To its credit, Parks Canada has arrived at a plan for the further
twinning and improvement of the Trans-Canada Highway that we at CPAWS
feel we can support. The plan includes provisions for highway fencing
and the construction of a series of 18 wildlife crossing structures
designed and located as prescribed by good-quality science.

There are, however, several within the commercial community in Banff
National Park who are publicly voicing their reservations about the Read More

Seeking Nominations for 14th Annual Emerald Awards

Alberta Emerald Foundation for Environmental Excellence
14th Annual Emerald Awards

The Emerald Foundation is once again seeking individuals, organizations and
community groups in Alberta that have demonstrated excellence in activities
to protect, preserve, enhance and sustain our environment. Nomination forms
for the 2005 Emerald Awards to recognize these individuals are now available
from the Alberta Emerald Foundation for Environmental Excellence or from the
website at www.emeraldawards.com. Read More

Candidates, Media Miss The Mark On Environmental Issues In Election

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: November 18, 2004

Despite recent surveys indicating Albertans rank the environment among the highest of priorities,
neither the candidates themselves nor the media have addressed environmental issues in the current provincial election. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) says the inadequacy of election coverage
and candidate unwillingness or inability to respond to a recent AWA environmental survey is indicative of how an issue of central importance to Albertans is being ignored. Read More

Report Urges Governments to Put a Price Tag on Nature

Ducks Unlimited Canada just released a report by Dr. Nancy Olewiler, a
professor of economics and director of the Public Policy Program at Simon
Fraser University in Vancouver that illustrates the economic value of
conservation. For those who think the environment and economy are
co-dependent, this will be of great interest.

Visit the attached link to the report on the Ducks Unlimited website:

http://www.ducks.ca/aboutduc/news/archives/2004/041115.html Read More

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