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.
From Keepers of the Athabasca:
Deny Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s (CNRL) application to resume tar sand blasting in the Cold Lake region, and conduct an independent investigation into the safety of “in situ” mining.
Why is this important?
Did you know that for nearly a year, and potentially longer, there have been four unstoppable underground oil leaks at tar sands operation near Cold Lake, Alberta? Read more »
31 Mar 2014 (All day)
Is your group an environmental hero?
Earth Day Canada (EDC), in partnership with Mill Street Brewery and the RBCFoundation, is recognizing everyday eco-heroes who are doing extraordinary work to create greener communities across Canada through the Hometown Heroes Award Program. Read more »
Municipal Government Act Review
30 Apr 2014 (All day)
The Government of Alberta recently announced the Municipal Government Act (MGA) Review. From the MGA Review website:
The Municipal Government Act (MGA) is the law under which all Alberta municipalities are empowered to shape their communities.
This legislation helps to define how our municipalities function, develop land, raise funds for things like services, and more. In other words, it is the guide to how Alberta municipalities operate. Read more »
From North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper:
The NSRK has a lot on the go in 2014 with a focus on the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton.
We are kicking off 2014 as the charity of choice for the Saturday, February 22 DEADCOLD RUN.
Think zombies in winter chasing you around a winter-themed run and obstacle course at Rundle Park. Read more »
Rundle Family Centre
A Panel Discussion
Joe Anglin, MLA, Wildrose
Hon. Donna Kennedy-Glans, MLA, Associate Minister of Electricity & Renewable Energy
Rachel Notley, MLA, NDP
David Swann, MLA, Liberal
Free Event. All Welcome!
Room 1 490
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta)
31 Jan 2014 (All day)
Funding has been posted for the Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) that may be of interest to your organization. The EDF is a mechanism for directing funds received as a result of fines, court orders, and voluntary payments to priority projects that will benefit our natural environment. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2014. Please note: Research proposals will not be considered for this submission. Read more »