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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.

 

Edmonton Resilience Festival 2016

Apr 29 2016 (All day) - May 1 2016 (All day)

Skill Sharing Workshops • Conversation Cafes • Community Connections Fair

The 2nd annual Edmonton Resilience Festival consists of hands-on practical workshops, guided Conversation Cafés and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair. We will also have family and kid friendly indoor and outdoor activities and film screenings.

A collaboration between The Local Good and the Edmonton Permaculture Guild Read more »

Location

Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 4, 2016 by AEN

Pembina reacts to recent spate of misinformation over power prices in Alberta

31 Mar 2016

CALGARY — Ben Thibault, electricity program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to just some of the editorials, articles and reports released in recent days that contain misleading information about the future of electricity prices in Alberta. Read more »

Posted March 31, 2016 by AEN

Summer Job Opportunities with Nature Alberta

Nature Alberta has posted summer job opportunities for returning post-secondary students". From the Nature Alberta website:

Nature Alberta is hiring post-secondary students for the following seasonal positions:

Click on the “job description” links above to see each position description.

Posted March 30, 2016 by AEN

Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Apr 1 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sheryl McCumsey, co-ordinator for Pesticide Free Edmonton, will be giving a presentation about the harmful effects of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.

This pesticide is used throughout and around our city. The presentation will include how this is not being properly evaluated by Health Canada and what we can do about it. Edmonton remains the last municipality in Canada to use this for mosquito larvae. The event will take place at the University of Alberta Education Building South room 122. Read more »

Location

Room 122
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 30, 2016 by AEN

Public Notice Amisk Hydroelectric Project — Participant Funding Available for Environmental Assessment

Initiative: 
Amisk Hydroelectric Project
Deadline: 
2 May 2016 (All day)

March 24, 2016—The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available to assist the public and Indigenous groups in participating in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the proposed Amisk Hydroelectric Project in northwestern Alberta.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to participate in the environmental assessment, including reviewing and providing comments on the Review Panel Terms of Reference and the Environmental Impact Statement, and preparing for and participating in the public hearing. Read more »

Posted March 24, 2016 by AEN

Positive Alberta Fisheries Recovery Actions

23 Mar 2016

On the eve of the 2016 sportfishing season, the Alberta government will put in place a 5 year ‘recovery rest period’ in the upper Pembina River that will combine no-fishing and habitat restoration measures. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) commends the Alberta government on this important step to protect a high risk Arctic grayling population. Read more »

Posted March 24, 2016 by AEN

Notice of Application: Cold Lake Expansion Project, Imperial Oil Resources Limited

Initiative: 
Cold Lake Expansion Project, Imperial Oil Resources Limited
Deadline: 
2 May 2016 - 16:00

From the AER website:

Notice of Application
OSCA Application No. 1854138
EPEA Application No. 013-73534
Imperial Oil Resources Limited  
Cold Lake Expansion Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA)Application No. 1854138 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) Application No. 013-73534 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Imperial) for approval of its Cold Lake Expansion Project. The AER is reviewing the applications together with the associated environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.

This notice sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern on both of the applications. See the section below on how to file a statement of concern for filing dates. Read more »

Posted March 21, 2016 by AEN

Notice of Application: Cold Lake Expansion Project, Imperial Oil Resources Limited

Amended Notice of Application
OSCA Application No. 1824496
EPEA Application No. 001-00365252
Murphy Oil Company Ltd. 
Peace River Oil Sands

Note: The initial notice of application was issued on March 2, 2015, and set out a deadline of April 1, 2015, for filing a statement of concern. Murphy Oil Company Ltd. has amended its original applications to increase the applied-for project area.  This notice sets out a new deadline for filing a statement of concern. Read more »

Posted March 21, 2016 by AEN

Notice of Application: Cold Lake Oil Sands Area, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Initiative: 
Cold Lake Oil Sands Area (CNRL)
Deadline: 
18 Apr 2016 - 16:00

From the AER website:

Notice of Application
Application No. 1854454
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Cold Lake Oil Sands Area

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1854454.

This application is being submitted as part of a pilot to allow applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application.

Read more »

Posted March 17, 2016 by AEN

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