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. 

Fifteen Years Of The Ghost-Waiparous Access Plan - Another ABSRD Failure

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: May 4, 2005

Fifteen years of public demand for a Ghost-Waiparous Access Management process have finally produced a draft Access Management Plan which offers little more than a free-for-all for motorized recreationists. Opponents of the proposals, including local residents, watershed organizations, tourism operators and environmental groups, are fed up that, once again interests of motorized recreationists have been allowed to steamroller all other concerns. Read more about Fifteen Years Of The Ghost-Waiparous Access Plan - Another ABSRD Failure

Abraham Glacier Resort Finally Put To Rest

Alberta Wilderness Association
Alberta League for Repsonsible Tourism

News Release: April 18, 2005

Almost a year after being denied a development application by the Clearwater County, the Province has cancelled the land reservation for the development of the Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort; the 520 acre, full-service, self-contained health spa and resort located in the Whitegoat Lakes Development Node along the David Thompson highway (Hwy 11) near the Bighorn Wildland. Read more about Abraham Glacier Resort Finally Put To Rest

Rebuilding Nature Funding Opportunity

Evergreen and Home Depot Canada are pleased to announce the Rebuilding Nature Grant, a new grant program offered to community groups across Canada working on urban naturalization projects on public lands. Rebuilding Nature Grant supports the restoration and stewardship of urban habitats such as woodlands, meadows, wetlands and ravines. It also supports community gardening projects that involve native plants.

For more information about this grant and to download an application guide and form, please visit Evergreen's web site at http://www.evergreen.ca/en/cg/cg-funding.html. The deadline for this application is May 16th, 2005. Read more about Rebuilding Nature Funding Opportunity

EUB Proposes to Weaken Enforcement Policy

Martha Kostuch

Media Release

April 4, 2005

The Energy Utilities Board (EUB) is proposing to revise their Enforcement Policy. On March 21st, the EUB issued Bulletin 2005-09 inviting comments to be submitted by April 8th on their Draft Compliance Assurance – Enforcement Directive.

The Bulletin talks about prevention of noncompliance, continuous performance improvement and communication and education but according to Martha Kostuch, an environmentalist who is active in energy issues, there is nothing in the draft objective that enhances prevention, continuous improvement or communication and education.

The Draft directive on Compliance Assurance – Enforcement which accompanied the bulletin sets out the proposed new enforcement policy. The Bulletin and Draft Directive are available at www.eub.gov.ab.ca/BBS/new/Projects. Read more about EUB Proposes to Weaken Enforcement Policy

No Fooling! Alberta Continues To Hunt Its Threatened Grizzly Bears

Alberta Wilderness Association

Friday April 1st - or All Fools Day - marks the first day of Alberta's spring grizzly bear hunt. The irony is not lost on Albertans, who have been increasingly calling for a suspension of the hunt until grizzly populations recover to a healthy level.

"If the situation weren't so deadly serious for Alberta's grizzlies, you might believe that it was some sort of bad taste joke," says Nigel Douglas, Alberta Wilderness Association Conservation Specialist. "Some of the justification which we have seen for continuing to hunt a threatened species has been laughable." Read more about No Fooling! Alberta Continues To Hunt Its Threatened Grizzly Bears

Bow Riverkeeper News -- March 30, 2005

Bow Riverkeeper

Contents

  1. Glenbow Art Exhibit - Our River: Journey of the Bow
  2. Event: Icebreaker Gala - Hosted by the Bow River Basin Council
  3. News: David Boyd begins work in Privy Council Office
  4. News: Happy (Belated) World Day for Water!
  5. News: Series of Articles Features Important Water Issues Facing Province
  6. News: Calgary Weir Project Funding Announced
  7. Upcoming Events
  8. Bow Riverkeeper in the News
  9. Donate to Bow Riverkeeper and Receive Magazine Subscription
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Fossil Fools Day - Edmonton

On Friday, April 1, thousands of people across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. will come together as part of the Second Annual Fossil Fools Day.

Edmontonians are participating by targeting Ford. Ford Motor Company has the worst fuel efficiency among America’s and Canada's major automakers.

We are hoping you will help by coming out and forming the Climate Change Scene Investigators (CCSI). Feel free to simply show up or come dressed up ready for a radio active scene (TVEK suits, masks, come dressed as an animal, bird or plant etc.).

The action will take place this Friday at 11:00 at Koch Ford - 5121 GATEWAY BLVD come five or 10 minutes early just to set up. Read more about Fossil Fools Day - Edmonton

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