Wilderness & Parks

Is Tar Sands Development Driving Weaker Parks Legislation?

Albertans have been struggling to understand the reasoning behind Bill 29, the Alberta Parks Act, which is proposing to substantially weaken protection of Alberta’s network of provincial parks and protected areas. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) believes that tar sands development is a key driver for the Government of Alberta to pass Bill 29 as swiftly as possible. Read more about Is Tar Sands Development Driving Weaker Parks Legislation?

CPAWS Northern Alberta AGM & Celebration

Nov 3 2010 - 12:00am to 3:00am

CPAWS Northern Alberta is 42 — Come celebrate at our AGM!

Celebrate with us — Event is free and all are welcome.  Come for all or part. Read more about CPAWS Northern Alberta AGM & Celebration


trathcona Branch, Edmonton Public Library
8331 104 Street
Edmonton , AB

Proposed New Parks Legislation

Parks Legislation Review
17 Jul 2010

As part of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation’s commitment to consult with the public and stakeholders, the Parks Division would like to invite you to comment on proposed new park legislation to align with Alberta’s Plan for Parks.  The objective of the proposed legislation is to streamline existing legislation and ensure that Albertans know what kinds of experiences are available in the parks, so they can better plan their visit.

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Climb and Run for Wilderness

Apr 17 2010 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day celebration at the Calgary Tower.  Participants collect sponsorship money to allow them the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower.  You can climb as an individual or in a team of four, as many times as you wish.  It is a great opportunity to get some exercise, learn about wilderness and wildlife conservation work in Alberta, win some outstanding prizes and have lots of fun.  Read more about Climb and Run for Wilderness


Calgary Tower
Calgary , AB


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