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The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of groups throughout the province dedicated to helping preserve and protect Alberta's environment. The AEN's purpose is to facilitate the sharing of information & resources among member groups, and to assist them in taking common action. AEN also promotes awareness of environmental issues & activities with stakeholders & the general public. AEN facilitates member group meetings and the participation of member groups in meetings and consultation with government and/or industry. Check out Field Notes for the latest news, events & action alerts from the AEN & our member groups.

 

Alberta Steps Up Fracking-Caused Earthquake Oversight

20 Feb 2015

On February 19, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) ordered oil and gas operators in west central Alberta to stop operations if their fracking or wastewater disposal activities cause earthquakes of magnitude 4 or greater, as was recorded twice in January 2015. AER also increased requirements for companies’ earthquake monitoring and response plans. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) welcomes this move to better manage some of the risks that intensive fracking activity poses to Alberta’s foothills. Read more »

Posted February 23, 2015 by AEN

Time to Think Grants

Deadline: 
11 Mar 2015 - 17:00

From the ATB website:

 

In Alberta, as in the rest of Canada, non-profits are re-thinking the way they operate to ensure that they are able to solve the province’s toughest social and environmental challenges over the long term.

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Posted February 21, 2015 by AEN

Notice of Application: Shell Canada Ltd. Fox Creek Area Multiwell Pads & Associated Infrastructure

Initiative: 
Shell Canada Ltd. 4 multiwell pads and associated infrastructure
Deadline: 
8 Mar 2015 - 16:00

Application No. 1822111
Shell Canada Limited
Fox Creek Area
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Posted February 20, 2015 by AEN

Notice of Application: Shell Canada Ltd. Fox Creek Area Water License & Associated Infrastructure

Initiative: 
Shell Canada Ltd. water license and associated infrastructure
Deadline: 
8 Mar 2015 - 16:00

Application No. 1822109
Shell Canada Limited
Fox Creek Area
Read more »

Posted February 20, 2015 by AEN

Casino Volunteers Needed

Position: 
Casino volunteers (various positions)
Location: 
Edmonton

This is the AEN's biggest fundraising event of the year. Volunteer and help support our work. Review the information below, scroll down, enter your contact details, indicate what shifts you are available to work, and submit the form.

Posted February 20, 2015 by AEN

Grants in Gear

Deadline: 
10 Apr 2015 - 22:00

Posted February 20, 2015 by AEN

Job Opportunity: Engagement Programs Manager, Calgary Region Airshed Zone

Position: 
Engagement Programs Manager
Location: 
Calgary

CRAZ is a multi-stakeholder not-for-profit organization that monitors and manages air quality to ensure it is not harmful to human health and the environment. The Engagement Programs Manager has a direct impact on the successful development of solutions to address air quality issues in the CRAZ region by multi-stakeholders. The position will support the organization’s education/outreach/communications efforts under the mission and organization objectives. Read more »

Posted February 9, 2015 by AEN

Summer Job Opportunities: Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory & Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation

Position: 
Summer Positions
Application Deadline: 
2 Mar 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Lesser Slave Lake

The Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory and the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation have posted a number of summer positions. Follow the links below to the LSLBO website for full job descriptions and application instructions. Read more »

Posted February 9, 2015 by AEN

ENGO response to Edmonton Journal story on the Capital Region Fine Particulate Response

The Edmonton Journal published a story on the release of the Capital Region Fine Particulate Response. Bill Calder of the Prairie Acid Rain Coalition, who is quoted in the story and served as ENGO delegate to the Committee that developed the response, posted the following response to the story. Read more »

Posted February 6, 2015 by AEN

Call for Delegates: ENGO Sector Member, AWC Lake Management Project Team

Initiative: 
Lake Management Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Sector Member
Application Deadline: 
12 Feb 2015 (All day)

The purpose of this initiative is to provide recommendations for improved lake management in Alberta to support achievement of Water for Life goals.

Objectives:

  • Document and assess the current state of lake management planning and governance (e.g., roles and responsibilities) in Alberta.
  • Identify gaps, redundancies and opportunities for improvements in lake management.
  • Develop recommendations toward effective lake management in Alberta, including roles and responsibilities.
  • Read more »

Posted January 30, 2015 by AEN

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