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. 

Clear Cut: The Understory, A Group Show from Passionate Artists (Red Deer and District Museum)

October 2 to November 21, Red Deer and District Museum

This exhibition is a passionate comment on clear cut logging in west Central
Alberta. This group of Alberta artists use their creativity in a variety of
media to express concerns around ecology and the environment. Admission is
free; donations are gratefully accepted. The public is invited to a
Meet-the-Artists Coffee Party on Sunday, October 3 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. For more information
call (403) 309-8405. Read More

Cheviot developers ask for delay in Appeal Board hearing: Conservation groups counter-offer

Media Release

For Immediate Release, Sept.7, 2004

Cardinal River Coals Ltd (CRC) and its parent companies Teck Cominco and Fording Canadian Coal Trust have formally asked for a stay to delay the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board hearing of Ben Gadd's appeal of the haulroad portion of the Cheviot coal mine. Gadd and his lawyer, Jennifer Klimek, have sent a submission to the Board arguing the hearing should proceed as scheduled for Sept. 27-28 in Hinton, Alberta. One of the company's reasons for requesting the stay is that, "the hearing may be used by Mr. Gadd and others to obtain information from CRC that will be detrimental to CRC?s position in respect of the Federal Court Application," referring to the case launched by the conservation coalition. Read More

FOR Makes Submission to the NAFTA Commission on Environmental Cooperation

The Friends of the Oldman River

Media Release

September 7, 2004

Today the Friends of the Oldman River (FOR) are making another Article 14 Submission to the Commission on Environmental Cooperation (CEC) which was established as part of the North American Agreement on Free Trade (NAFTA).

FOR's submission alleges that the Government of Canada is failing to enforce and comply with the Fisheries Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) by issuing letters of advice. DFO uses letters of advice to tell proponents what they can do to avoid or mitigate damage to fish habitat. The Fisheries Act makes no provision for issuing letters of advice. And the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is not doing environmental assessments as required by CEAA before issuing the letters of advice. Read More


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