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Poor Parks in Rich Alberta

Report finds Alberta’s Parks are struggling

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Northern Alberta

Edmonton - A report released today at a news conference in Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park by CPAWS-Northern Alberta chapter finds that Alberta is failing to adequately support its provincial parks network. The report, entitled, The State of the Alberta Parks and Protected Areas: an analysis of the challenges and opportunities for ecological integrity is being released just six days before the official 75th anniversary of Alberta Parks. Read more about Poor Parks in Rich Alberta

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Alberta's Grizzly Bear Numbers are Worse Than Ever

Groups Ask for "Endangered" Listing with Release of Latest Population Data

Startling new findings suggest that Alberta's grizzly bear population now stands at fewer than 500 bears, or half of what was previously believed. Grizzlies appear to be on the road to extinction in Alberta unless significant changes are made to how grizzly bear habitat is managed. Read more about Alberta's Grizzly Bear Numbers are Worse Than Ever

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Government Silent on Grizzly Bear Numbers: Déjà Vu for Conservationists

Alberta Wilderness AssociationDefenders of Wildlife CanadaGrizzly Bear Alliance

May 7, 2007

Conservation groups are once again calling on the government to release the results of their DNA-based grizzly bear population analysis. The latest phase of the multi-year study was completed early this spring but it has still not been released to the public. Read more about Government Silent on Grizzly Bear Numbers: Déjà Vu for Conservationists

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Bow River News - Jun 6th, 2007

Bow Riverkeeper

1. Join us for a Free Webinar on Groundwater, June 21st

The Water Beneath Us: State of the Science and Information in Alberta, June 21, 2007 at 3 pm: The public is growing increasingly concerned about impacts to groundwater and many feel that actions should be taken today to protect groundwater resources into the future. It is often said that we don't know much about groundwater and that much more data needs to be collected. What do we know about groundwater? What is the state of the science of groundwater in Alberta? How can we can make informed decisions? Read more about Bow River News - Jun 6th, 2007

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Call for Participation: Bikeology Festival's "Sustainable Future Fair"

This is an invitation to participate in the Sustainable Future Fair at Bikeology (formerly the Eco-fair). Deadline for confirming tables is June 11, 2007.

Bikeology is Edmonton's Wild Ride Festival! Contests, live entertainment, information, pedal-powered smoothies and more! Bring your bike, your friends and your sunscreen for a fantastic velo party! Read more about Call for Participation: Bikeology Festival's "Sustainable Future Fair"

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Call for AEN Board of Directors

Together we will build a strong, informed and connected environmental movement across Alberta!

If you are an active member of the Alberta Environmental Network, through group membership, participation on one of many caucuses or one of our networking activities, then please consider putting your name forward for our annual Board elections. This year we will be electing five 2-year positions and one 1-year position. Elections will take place at the AENs Annual General Meeting, planned for the 3rd of June, 2007 in Athabasca, Alberta. Read more about Call for AEN Board of Directors

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