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.

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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. 

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Wilderness No Place for Motorized Recreation

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: August 9, 2004

Community Development Minister, Gene Zwozdesky, is prohibiting motorized recreation in Willmore Wilderness Park; however, he is still supporting off-highway vehicle use in other public wilderness areas in the province. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) applauds the strong stand taken by Hon. Gene Zwozdesky to protect Willmore Wilderness Park from motorized recreation (OHV) traffic.

"Mr. Zwozdesky is wise to nip in the bud, new proposals to open or develop the Willmore" says Vivian Pharis, AWA Director. "As the largest protected and one of the oldest wilderness areas in Alberta, Willmore Wilderness Park is the shining beacon of the province's land conservation program." Read more about Wilderness No Place for Motorized Recreation

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Conservationists call upon Province to scrap Controversial Program to Sell Off Public Lands

Federation of Alberta Naturalists
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Calgary/Banff Chapter

For Immediate Release August 9th, 2004

Conservationists are calling upon Minister of Sustainable Resource Development, Mike Cardinal to cancel the Farm Holdings Consolidation Program (FHCP).

On July 23rd, SRD Minister Mike Cardinal's office sent a letter to lease holders announcing the FHCP. The stated aim of the program is to "further diversify and strengthen the agricultural industry." Read more about Conservationists call upon Province to scrap Controversial Program to Sell Off Public Lands

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Which air pollutants concern you the most?

Alberta's Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act provides for the development of ambient air quality objectives. Public consultation is part of the process.

In 2000, Albertans were asked to nominate air pollutants for consideration for new or updated ambient air quality objectives. Alberta Environment is completing its first set of ambient air quality objectives identified through this process and is ready to consider more air pollutants for round two.

Add your voice to the process by nominating air pollutants that concern you the most. Read more about Which air pollutants concern you the most?

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Draft Ambient Air Quality Objectives for Ammonia and Pentachlorophenol

The Draft Objectives for Ammonia and Pentachlorophenol are now available on the Alberta Environment website with a 60 day comment period. The final Assessment documents are also there. The draft objectives and information or where to submit comments can be found here.

Martha Kostuch, Ambient Air Quality Objectives Working Group Read more about Draft Ambient Air Quality Objectives for Ammonia and Pentachlorophenol

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