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. View our current member groups.

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. 

ERSC Environmental News Volume 5 Issue 1 Now Online

Visit http://www.ualberta.ca/ERSC/news.htm
to read articles written by Graduate Students about their Environmental

Articles include:

  • Polar Bears: Walking on thin ice, by Emily Parks
  • What do we really know about tree competition?, by Erin Fraser
  • Studying Species using Faeces: Non-invasive wolf research in the
    Canadian Rockies, by Conrad Thiessen
  • Brown trees in green-tree retention, by Kevin Bladon

Comments, suggestions may be sent to [email protected] Read More

New Publication - Enforcing Environmental Law: A Guide to Private Prosecution

Enforcing Environmental Law: A Guide to Private Prosecution, Second
By James S. Mallet

December, 2004

ISBN 0-921503-78-4

$34.95 + GST

Canadian law allows any citizen to lay charges against a polluter or other
environmental offender where there is evidence of an offence. Enforcing
Environmental Law: A Guide to Private Prosecution, 2nd edition will help
readers determine when private prosecution is the right tool to address
environmental harm, and provides a step-by-step guide to the process, from
laying charges through trial and appeal. In some cases Alternative tools are
more effective, and these are explained. The book also provides guidance on
building a case and finding assistance, and includes a proposal for law and
policy reform. Read More

Help Suspend This Year's Grizzly Bear Hunt

Alberta Wilderness Association

In the next few days, David Coutts, the new Minister for
Sustainable Resource Development (SRD), will decide
whether to continue with Alberta's spring grizzly bear
hunt this year. AWA is optimistic that, if the Minister
hears from enough people now, he will act to suspend
the grizzly hunt, as recommended by government
scientists for the past three years.


In recent years, the evidence has become more and
more solid that Alberta's grizzly bear population is not
healthy enough to support a hunt. In 2002, the Read More


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