Biodiversity and Wildlife

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 3 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.  

Location

Westerner Centre
4847A 19 Street
Red Deer , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 2 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.  

Location

Polish Hall
10960 104 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 1 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.  

Location

Clean Energy Technology Centre
5400 22 Avenue
Drayton Valley , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 4 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.  

Location

Royal Canadian Legion
135 6 Street SE
Sundre , AB

Environmental Educator Opportunity, CPAWS Southern Alberta Chapter

Position: 
Environmental Educator and Interpretive Guide
Application Deadline: 
28 Feb 2019
Location: 
Lethbridge

Do you have a passion for conservation and education? Do you enjoy working with a diverse audience of&learners? Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your leadership, guiding and teaching skills and share your knowledge of nature and conservation? If so, then we’ve got a great opportunity for you!

Keeping Alberta Wild Soiree

Mar 1 2019 - 5:30pm

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Photo of mountain lake
Photo source: CPAWS Southern Alberta

Early bird ticket prices available until January 31.

On March 1, 2019, CPAWS is celebrating a special Keeping Alberta Wild Soiree and we hope you will join us!

Help us celebrate successes in wild lands and park protection as we look forward to other ways to keep Alberta wild. The Soiree will be a fun night featuring those who’ve helped CPAWS preserve the special places all Albertans cherish. 

Location

Macdonald Hall in Heritage Hall, SAIT
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary , AB

Good News About Waterton Lakes National Park

Today Parks Canada committed $20.9 million to help Waterton Lakes National Park recover from the 2017 Kenow wildfire. AWA congratulates the Canadian government for making this significant investment in one of Alberta’s stunning national parks.

First Nations, environmental groups launch lawsuit to protect at-risk boreal caribou

CALGARY — Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Mikisew Cree First Nation, Alberta Wilderness Association and David Suzuki Foundation, have filed a lawsuit against the federal minister of environment and climate change for her failure to protect the critical habitat of five boreal caribou herds in northeastern Alberta.

Populations of boreal caribou, the species famously depicted on the tail-side of the Canadian quarter, are in decline across the country, largely due to widespread loss and fragmentation of their habitat.

CPAWS Applauds Minister’s Decision to Protect Nature in Jasper National Park

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Photo of Jasper National Park
Photo: CPAWS Souther Alberta Chapter

EDMONTON – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) applauds the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change’s announcement today that Parks Canada will not proceed with construction of the proposed Icefields Trail in Jasper National Park.

A Strong Majority of Albertans Support the Bighorn Country Proposal

EDMONTON – A new public opinion survey shows the vast majority of Albertans support greater conservation in the Bighorn region of the Rocky Mountains west of Nordegg.

The Government of Alberta is currently consulting on a proposal for a new network of parks and public land in west-central Alberta called Bighorn Country. Bighorn Country includes a wildland provincial park, three provincial parks, four public recreation areas and two Public Land Use Zones.

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