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.
Dec 3 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Over the last four months we have been surveying the environmental nonprofit community (ENGO) in Alberta – over 160 different organizations – as part of our Mapping What Matters project. If you are a member of the ENGO community, or someone interested in the environmental sector in Alberta, we invite you to please join us on December 3 as we present the results of this project back to the community.
Read more »
750 9 Avenue SE
The latest issue of the Wildlands Advocate is now available from the Alberta Wilderness Association website.
Conserving the Greater Sage-grouse: Learning from Our American Cousins?
Laws and Landscape Planning: Canadian Examples for Woodland Caribou Management
Genuine Ecosystem-based Forestry: Impossible in Alberta?
How Great Was My Valley
Conservation Corner: New Research Identifies Breeding Grizzly Bear Habitat
Focus: Alberta's Species at Risk
Read more »
Recovery Strategy for the Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi) in Canada
29 Dec 2014 (All day)
From Environment Canada:
The Government of Canada is committed to working with interested parties to ensure that species at risk are protected. The Species at Risk Act supports this commitment by providing the public with an opportunity to comment on proposed recovery documents.
Environment Canada is inviting you to comment on the proposed Recovery Strategy for the Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi) in Canada. Read more »
Oct 24 2014 (All day) - Oct 31 2014 (All day)
From the CPAWS website:
Canada is known for its abundance of wildlife, but right now there are critters that really need our help! Join us for WEEK for the WILD: Oct 24-31, 2014. CPAWS will be united coast-to-coast in rallying for increased awareness of species and risk, and the need to protect their threatened habitat. Please donate to help us protect their homes - Give today!
As part of this national campaign, CPAWS Northern Alberta and CPAWS Southern Alberta are each running a "one-week flash fundraiser for our Week for the Wild to help species at risk right here in our own backyard". CPAWS Northern Alberta is raising funds to help protect the woodland caribou, and CPAWS Southern Alberta is raising funds to help protect the grizzly bear. Follow the links to find out what CPAWS is doing to help protect these threatened species, and how you can take action to support their efforts.