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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.

 

Virtual Living Waters Rally 2013

Oct 3 2013 (All day) - Oct 4 2013 (All day)

This is an online event, you can participate in the comfort of your home or office

A year ago this month, over 100 of Canada’s leading freshwater changemakers came together for an inspirational and informative weekend of sharing, capacity building and strategizing. Read more »

Posted September 6, 2013 by AEN

Pembina Institute takes province to court over right to speak at oilsands hearings

Government documents show precedent of province blocking Pembina’s participation in oilsands hearings because of critical analysis of government policies
5 Sep 2013

EDMONTON — The Pembina Institute was in court today appealing a Government of Alberta decision not to allow the energy policy think tank to participate in the regulatory review of a proposed in situ oilsands project, arguing the government broke provincial rules for public participation in the review of energy projects. Read more »

Posted September 5, 2013 by AEN

Deadline Extended — Call for Delegates: Non-Point Source Air Emissions Workshop

Initiative: 
Non-Point Source Air Emissions Workshop
Position: 
ENGO Delegates
Application Deadline: 
30 Aug 2013 (All day)

At CASA’s June Board meeting, a Statement of Opportunity was presented on non-point source air emissions. A clear outcome of the discussion was the Board’s decision to convene a small, one day workshop on non-point source air emissions. The purpose of the workshop will be to explore potential areas of work for a Non-Point Source Air Emissions project, and to provide advice for the Board’s consideration as they discuss whether this is an appropriate issue for CASA to address. Read more »

Posted August 26, 2013 by AEN

Proposed New AEN Environmental Regulatory Caucus

Initiative: 
Proposed Environmental Regulatory Caucus
Position: 
Caucus Members
Application Deadline: 
16 Aug 2013 (All day)

Context

On June 1, 2013 at the Alberta Environmental Network AGM at the Bennett Environmental Centre in Edmonton, Alberta representatives of several member groups proposed the creation of the AEN Environmental Regulatory Caucus.

Caucuses are the action arms of the AEN. They exist for member groups to share resources and jointly work on their shared agendas. Often this involves meeting with government, industry and other relevant sectors. New caucuses and working groups can be initiated if there is sufficient need and member group interest. Read more »

Posted August 6, 2013 by AEN

Alberta Caribou Action & Range Planning Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group: Cold Lake Caribou Range

Initiative: 
Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group for the Cold Lake Caribou Range
Position: 
Two (2) ENGO Delegates and one (1) alternate
Application Deadline: 
23 Aug 2013 - 23:59

The Government of Alberta is developing caribou action plan(s) and range plans for Alberta’s fifteen caribou populations. The plans are being developed to meet the requirements of the 2012 Federal Recovery Strategy for the Woodland Caribou, Boreal Population. A phased approach will be taken to develop the plans: (1) Little Smoky/A La Peche, (2) Cold Lake, (3) northeast caribou ranges, and (4) northwest and remaining mountain caribou ranges. Read more »

Posted August 2, 2013 by AEN

Alberta Caribou Action & Range Planning Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group: Little Smoky & A La Peche Caribou Ranges

Initiative: 
Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group for the Little Smoky & A La Peche Caribou Ranges
Position: 
Two (2) ENGO Delegates and one (1) alternate
Application Deadline: 
9 Aug 2013 - 23:59

The Government of Alberta is developing caribou action plan(s) and range plans for Alberta’s fifteen caribou populations. The plans are being developed to meet the requirements of the 2012 Federal Recovery Strategy for the Woodland Caribou, Boreal Population. A phased approach will be taken to develop the plans: (1) Little Smoky/A La Peche, (2) Cold Lake, (3) northeast caribou ranges, and (4) northwest and remaining mountain caribou ranges. Read more »

Posted August 2, 2013 by AEN

North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) grant program

Deadline: 
10 Sep 2013 (All day)

From the CEC website:

On July 11, the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation announced the 2013 Call for Proposals for the North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) grant program. Read more »

Posted August 2, 2013 by AEN

Career Opportunities with the Pembina Institute

The Pembina Institute is currently seeking to fill a number of job opportunities in Calgary and Edmonton. Visit the Pembina Institute website for details: Read more »

Posted June 13, 2013 by AEN

Cheap Power At What Cost?

Jun 10 2013 - 7:30am

A Panel Discussion on the Health Impacts of Alberta's Heavy Reliance on Coal-Fired Power Plants

  • doors open 7pm, panel begins at 7:30pm
  • Coffee, tea & snacks provided
  • Free admission but donations gratefully accepted.

For further details or to RSVP: info [at] carbonconversations [dot] ca or 403-282-4608 Read more »

Location

Knox United Church (Basement Theatre)
506 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted June 3, 2013 by AEN

Bike Month

Jun 1 2013 (All day) - Jun 30 2013 (All day)

June is Bike Month in Edmonton. Check out the Bikeology website for events throughout the month. The annual Bikeology Festival is on June 15 in Churchill Square.

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

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