Biodiversity and Wildlife

Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition AGM, Lunch & Hike

May 25 2019 - 10:00am

Join Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition for our Annual General Meeting!

The AGM is on Saturday, May 25th from 10:00am - 12:00pm. Following a group discussion followed by lunch and a hike into the Castle Wildland Park led by Wendy Ryan, James Tweedie and Gord Petersen.

In addition to hearing about the last year, CCWC Board of Directors would like to hear from you! As part of our AGM, we invite you to be part of a group discussion to help shape the future of our advocacy and stewardship efforts.

Location

Coalfields School Beaver Mines , AB

Summer Internships: Sierra Club Prairie Chapter

Position: 
Prairie Chapter Intern and Wild Child Educator Intern
Application Deadline: 
19 May 2019
Location: 
Edmonton

The Sierra Club Prairie Chapter is hiring two summer interns. Brief descriptions for both positions are given below. Visit GoodWork.ca to view the full job descriptions.

Earth, Wind & Fire

May 7 2019 - 6:30pm

Join  AWA as they host their annual Environmental Science student showcase, Earth, Wind & Fire (and other ecological puzzles). This year will feature talks from three Environmental Science students on topics  including adaptations in stickleback fish, smoke-geochemistry dynamics following forest fire, and a crash course in ecological modeling. Refreshments will be served!

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Location

AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street SW
Calgary , AB

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.

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.

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