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. 

Grizzly Bears: Is Alberta Good Enough For Them?

Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition

Dr. Brian Horejsi will be presenting a slide show on the status of Grizzly Bears in Southwest Alberta, based on his recent research into bear population trends and the availability of secure habitat.

Lethbridge:
Wednesday, April 20th, 6.30pm
Lethbridge Public Library

Calgary:
Thursday, April 28th, 6.30 pm
Calgary Downtown Public Library

Dr. Horejsi is an independent consultant in conservation biology based in Calgary, with a degree in wildlife management from Montana State Read more about Grizzly Bears: Is Alberta Good Enough For Them?

April 1st is Fossil Fools Day - action alert against Ford

Dear Friends:

On Friday, April 1, communities across Canada, the US and the UK will come together to break our oil addiction as part of an international day of action dubbed FOSSIL FOOLS DAY.

Fossil Fools Day is a collaboration among a number of organizations such as Energy Action, Rainforest Action Network, Global Exchange, Sierra Club US, and others.

We need your help to target North America’s largest oil addict, Ford Motor Company, by organizing actions at a Ford dealership in your community.

A Call to Action for Fossil Fools Day is below. Please send far and wide. Read more about April 1st is Fossil Fools Day - action alert against Ford

CEN Weekly e-Bulletin -- March 17, 2005

The March 17 issue of the Canadian Environmental Network's Weekly e-Bulletin is now available at the CEN website.

Contents

  1. Call For Delegates
    1. First Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
    2. Consultation Meeting on proposed regulation on VOCs in Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings
    3. Fifth Session Of United Nations Forum On Forests (UNFF5)
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Call for Exhibitors: Edmonton Earth Day Festival

Edmonton Earth Day is now accepting applications for exhibitors for Edmonton Earth Day Festival in Hawrelak Park. If you are interested in having an application form sent out to you please contact Janice Boudreau, earth day coordinator at [email protected], or click on the link below to download the application form.

The early bird deadline is being extended from March 15 to March 23 to accomodate for this mailing. Please contact me immediately if you are interested.

Janice Boudreau
780-460-1756
Edmonton Earth Day Coordinator
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Alberta Action On CWD Ignores The Cause

Scientists: "Must Include the Elimination of Game Farming"

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 15, 2005

The Alberta government's recently announced plan to stem the advance of CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) by culling deer near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border seems at least a small step toward recognizing the seriousness of the situation. However, in the absence of vastly more substantive action to eliminate the source of the disease - game farming - scientists and conservation organizations point out that Read more about Alberta Action On CWD Ignores The Cause

An Earth Out of Water: Local and Global Perspectives on the Water Crisis

Change for Children Association and Parkland Institute are cosponsoring:

An Earth Out of Water

A conference to launch the Second United Nations Decade of Water
Local and Global Perspectives on the Water Crisis

March 18 and 19, 2005
Main Floor ETLC, University of Alberta

Registration is $25 or $15 (without lunch)
Download the registration form at www.changeforchildren.org or www.ualberta.ca/parkland

Conference Program and speakers below.

The state of water in Alberta remains a critical and contested key issue and this symposium is a challenge to all Albertans to respond to and understand the dirty business of clean water in Alberta. The health and well being of all Albertans depends on the health of our water. Water as a public good is increasingly coming into conflict with the goals and decisions being made by government, and industry.

Speakers will address various themes related to water from the legal battles being waged in the province to the depth of privatization and what that means to our social and economic well being.

For more information contact Change for Children at (780)448-1505 , or Parkland Institute at (780) 492-8558. Conference posters can be printed off of the Change for Children website. Read more about An Earth Out of Water: Local and Global Perspectives on the Water Crisis

Invitation for Comment: Technical Report on Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in Waste

The Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) has posted the final draft of the "Technical Report on the Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in Waste" to its website for review and comment. The deadline for comments is April 18, 2005.

To view the report and for further details on how to provide comments, please visit:

http://www.eub.gov.ab.ca/BBS/requirements/gbs/bulletin-2005-07.htm Read more about Invitation for Comment: Technical Report on Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in Waste

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