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. 

Albertans Express Love Of Wilderness Through Painting

Alberta Wilderness Association
News Release: February 28, 2005

They come with original names like "The Bearly There Painters"
and "Three Crazy Painters." They come with a sizzling pallet
of colours and designs inspired by the wild landscapes of Alberta.
Each year Albertans come to the stairwells of the Calgary Tower
keen to express what Alberta's wilderness and wildlife mean to
them through the medium of painting. This year marks the third
year of Alberta Wilderness Association's Mural Competition,
the forerunner to the Climb for Wilderness fundraiser held in April. Read More

Call For Input - Sector Sustainability Tables Forum for NGO Comments

DEADLINE EXTENSION for input: March 4, 2005, 5:00pm EST

Responding to Environment Canada's proposed fundamental change in their approach to the environment - their new Competitiveness and Environmental Sustainability Framework (CESF)- the CEN has developed an on-line forum for NGOs to allow comments and an exchange of ideas and information on one specific mechanism of the Framework - the Sector Sustainability Tables.

The Tables are described as a permanent forum for collaboration between federal / provincial / territorial governments and industry, Aboriginal organizations and non-governmental organizations. The Sector Tables are intended to identify how to meet the goals of the CESF through jointly developed, long-term planning. Comments received through the on-line forum will be synthesized into a report for Environment Canada. Registration is required in order to send comments and to view or respond to postings. Read More

Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objectives Posted for Comment

Ambient Air Quality Objectives are developed under section 14(1) of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA). Alberta Environment has posted draft Ambient Air Quality Objectives for the following substances:

  • Xylenes

  • Hexane

  • Isopropanol

  • Ethylbenzene

  • Toluene

The draft Objectives will be posted for public comment for 60 days. The draft Objectives can be downloaded at:


Comments, questions or suggestions regarding the content of these ambient air quality objectives can be emailed or forwarded to: Read More


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