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.

Learn more about the Alberta Environmental Network.

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.

Join the network

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. 

Protected Area Slated for Coal Bed Methane Developmet

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: October 13, 2004

With the approval of the Alberta Government, the coal bed methane (CBM) industry is on the verge of undermining Rumsey's protected area designation. The Rumsey Natural Area in east central Alberta is being threatened by extensive CBM development. Alberta Wilderness Association
(AWA) strongly opposes the development of CBM in the Rumsey Natural Area as it, and the adjacent Rumsey Ecological Reserve, were established to
protect the largest block of native aspen parkland and plains rough fescue grassland remaining in North America. Read More

A disappointing finish to nine year process for Kananaskis

New development will change character of Kananaskis and impact wildlife

October 8, 2004

Conservation groups in Alberta are disappointed that additional new
development will be allowed in the Kananaskis Valley, saying that the
character of the mountain valley will be changed as a result of new
accommodations and that sensitive wildlife like grizzly bears will be
further impacted by increased development in the region. The concerns come
as the Minister responsible for Parks in Alberta, the Hon. Gene Zwozdesky,
releases the Management Plan for the Evan Thomas region of Kananaskis Read More

2005 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Applications are now being accepted for the 2005 St Andrews Prize for
the Environment, a joint venture between ConocoPhillips and the
University of St Andrews, Scotland's oldest and best-known seat of

Aimed at helping ordinary people find solutions to environmental
problems, the Prize was launched six years ago and is recognized as a
prestigious international initiative, attracting entries from around the

The first deadline for applying (submitting a single page summary of a
practical environmental solution) is due by 31 October 2004. The Prize
website has all the information you will need to apply. Visit it by Read More


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