Wilderness & Parks

Event

Calgary Tower Mural Competition

Mar 20 2010 - 6:00am

Paint the Calgary Tower!

Join us for the annual Calgary Tower Mural Competition!

  • Bring your creative talents to celebrate Alberta wilderness.
  • Create a lasting mural in the stairwells of the Calgary Tower.

Deadline for entry is Friday  March  05, 2010

Contact

Margaret Main
AWA Mural Competition Coordinator
Phone: (403) 283 2025
[email protected]  Read more about Calgary Tower Mural Competition

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary , AB
Call for Input

Call for Input: Proposal to Deregulate Coalspur and Lambert Creek Provincial Recreation Areas

Initiative: 
Proposal to Deregulate Coalspur and Lambert Creek Provincial Recreation Areas
Deadline: 
5 Apr 2010

As part of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation's commitment to consultation with stakeholders and the public, the Parks Division would like to invite you to comment on the proposed deregulation of Coalspur and Lambert Creek provincial recreation areas.

Both provincial recreation areas are little used, subject to vandalism and no longer considered commercially viable. Additional camping stalls will be added to nearby provincial recreation areas to compensate for the potential closure of these two sites. Read more about Call for Input: Proposal to Deregulate Coalspur and Lambert Creek Provincial Recreation Areas

Call for Input

Call for Input: Proposed Upgrades to Peace River Area Parks

Initiative: 
Proposed Upgrades to Peace River Area Parks
Deadline: 
26 Mar 2010

As part of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation's commitment to consultation with stakeholders and the public, the Parks Division would like to invite you to comment on proposed upgrades at Peace River Area Parks. Read more about Call for Input: Proposed Upgrades to Peace River Area Parks

Media Release

Management Changes a Concern in Waterton Lakes National Park

The ecological integrity of Waterton Lakes National Park looks set to suffer if a draft Management Plan for the Park is passed without changes. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling for changes to the draft Waterton National Park of Canada Management Plan to bring it back in line with the legally-required priority for National Parks: ecological integrity. Read more about Management Changes a Concern in Waterton Lakes National Park

Call for Input

Call for Input: Proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course

Initiative: 
Proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course
Deadline: 
4 Feb 2010

As part of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation's commitment to consultation with stakeholders and the public, the Parks Division would like to invite you to comment on the proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course.

The Government of Alberta requires a small portion of land (0.135 hectares) from Silvertip Golf Course to better protect an important wildlife corridor along a park trail. In turn, Silveritp Golf Course has requested a small portion of land (0.045 hectares) from the wildland provincial park to be able to reroute a golf cart path for safety reasons.

Read more about Call for Input: Proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course

Event

Influence the future of Jasper National Park: Annual Planning Forum

Nov 27 2009 - 12:00am to 4:00am

CPAWS Northern Alberta is inviting you to join us at...

Parks Canada's Jasper National Park Annual Planning Forum

Thursday, November 26, 2009

  • 5 - 7:00 pm Open House
  • 7-8:15pm Presentations
    • Year in Review
    • Parks Management Plan Review
    • Q&A Discussion Session
  • 8:15-9:00pm Open House continues 

Parks Canada is preparing a new management plan for our National Parks that will guide its activities for the next ten to fifteen years. This plan is important for Jasper National Park. It will also set the direction that could be taken for all of the other Rocky Mountain parks, including Banff National Park. Read more about Influence the future of Jasper National Park: Annual Planning Forum

Location

Delta Hotel Edmonton
4404 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Ecological Integrity May be the Loser in New Banff Park Management Plan

The primary mandate for Banff National Park - managing to maintain the park's ecological integrity - looks like receiving short shrift if a proposed new management plan goes ahead unchanged. Instead, a shift towards maximizing the "visitor experience" receives a much higher profile throughout the new draft plan.

Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling for changes to the draft Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan to bring it back in line with the legally-required priority for National Parks: ecological integrity. The draft plan is currently going through an ill-defined public review period. Read more about Ecological Integrity May be the Loser in New Banff Park Management Plan

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