Biodiversity and Wildlife

Edmonton Talk: Elk Island National Park

Apr 30 2019 - 7:00pm

Brian Eaton, Chairperson of Friends of Elk Island Society, will discuss the pleasures of and issues facing Elk Island National Park, Edmonton’s National Park.

  • Doors: 6:30 PM
  • Tickets: $5.00

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Location

Jackson Power
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland Provincial Park: A New Boreal Gem for Alberta

Permanent protection over a significant area of lands south of Wood Buffalo National Park that are important for wildlife and Indigenous communities was announced by the Alberta government this afternoon. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) welcomes the new Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland Provincial Park. Read more about Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland Provincial Park: A New Boreal Gem for Alberta

Caribou Habitat Protection Crucial for Cease Fire in War on Wildlife

Caribou scientists published findings today indicating that an intense war on wildlife can increase endangered Alberta and BC woodland caribou populations. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is concerned that these findings could be misused by industry and government decision makers to prolong unsustainable forest exploitation while endlessly harming wildlife species. Read more about Caribou Habitat Protection Crucial for Cease Fire in War on Wildlife

Calgary Talk: Getting the Whole Picture

Mar 19 2019 - 7:00pm

Elly Knight will share what we’ve learned about where Common Nighthawks spend their time outside of the breeding season and how it applies to the conservation of this poorly understood species. She will cover the conservation importance of studying birds during migration and on the wintering grounds, and how it applies to our Common Nighthawks in Alberta.

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Location

AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Cabinet must reject NEB recommendation, shut door on Trans Mountain project: Ecojustice

VANCOUVER – The National Energy Board (NEB) recommended today that Cabinet approve the Trans Mountain pipeline project, following a review of the project’s marine shipping impacts. Ecojustice lawyer Dyna Tuytel issued the following statement in response:

“The Trans Mountain pipeline project poses an unacceptable risk to endangered orcas, communities, and the climate. Read more about Cabinet must reject NEB recommendation, shut door on Trans Mountain project: Ecojustice

Bighorn Country Proposal Factsheet

With just two weeks left to submit your input on the Government of Alberta's Bighorn Country Proposal, the Alberta Wilderness Association has published a factsheet addressing some of the common questions surrounding the proposal.

Bighorn Country offers a significant opportunity for careful, well reasoned management for this world class wilderness area.

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Bighorn and Brews

Feb 12 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Join CPAWS Southern Alberta, the Alberta Hiking Association, Alpine Club of Canada, Great Divide Trail Association and Patagonia for Bighorn and Brews at Last Best Brewing, in Calgary.

Cost: FREE

Your first pint is free and there will be complimentary snacks and giveaways.

Come out to learn more about recreation and conservation in the Bighorn region and why our groups support the proposal to protect Bighorn Country. Read more about Bighorn and Brews

Location

Last Best Brewing
607 11 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

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