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. 

Alberta's Little Smoky Caribou Herd Gets Reprieve From Forest Industry Player

Alberta Wilderness Association
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Edmonton Chapter

News Release: March 10, 2005

Alberta conservation groups have received
information from Canadian Forest Products
(Canfor) that they will defer logging activities
in the Little Smoky caribou herd range located
north west of Hinton. Alberta Wildernesses
Association (AWA) and The Canadian Parks
and Wilderness Society- Edmonton Chapter
(CPAWS) are very encouraged by this decision. Read more about Alberta's Little Smoky Caribou Herd Gets Reprieve From Forest Industry Player

Running Wild! Run or Walk for Wilderness

Join Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society
in the excitement of our 3rd Annual outdoor event!

Sunday, May 15th, 2005
Fish Creek Provincial Park, Glennfield Area, Calgary


  • Bring family and friends to enjoy the 5km or 10km route through the beautiful Fish Creek Provincial Park.

  • Collect pledges to earn exciting incentive prizes.

  • Participate in our education stations and learn more about what you can do to help our wilderness in Southern Alberta.

Early Bird Registration until April 15th!!! Read more about Running Wild! Run or Walk for Wilderness

Corporate control of seeds and crops: the consequences for farmers and food safety in Canada

Presented by: ECOS and Biofreedom

Andrew Rushmere, Alberta Youth Advisory Committee member of the National Farmers Union.
Lorelei Hanson, assistant professor of environmental studies and human geography at
Athabasca University.
Lucero Mariani, Biofreedom member.

Thursday, March 10, 12 pm, University OF Alberta, in South Education Building, room
165 (For a map: http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/) Read more about Corporate control of seeds and crops: the consequences for farmers and food safety in Canada

Fort Hills Oilsands Venture Will Destroy An International Treasure

Alberta Wilderness Association
News Release: March 3, 2005

One of the world's most spectacular wetlands will be destroyed
if PetroCanada and UTS Energy Corp. go ahead with their plans
for oilsands development in the Fort Hills Area. AWA strongly
believes that the McClelland Lake Wetland Complex (MLWC)
is a priceless part of Canada's natural heritage and must be
protected.

"The proposed destruction of this internationally significant site
is totally unacceptable," says Dr. Richard Thomas, AWA's
representative for the area. Read more about Fort Hills Oilsands Venture Will Destroy An International Treasure

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 about Albertans Express Love Of Wilderness Through Painting

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 about Call For Input - Sector Sustainability Tables Forum for NGO Comments

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:

http://www3.gov.ab.ca/env/air/OGS/objproposed.html

Comments, questions or suggestions regarding the content of these ambient air quality objectives can be emailed or forwarded to: Read more about Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objectives Posted for Comment

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