Based on concerns relayed to us by Traditional Knowledge Holders in Northwestern Alberta, Keepers of the Water and partners, Dene Tha First Nation, Beaver First Nation, North Peace Tribal Council and Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta have completed Phase 1 of the:
Hay River Basin Pollution Investigation
Regarding pipeline spills and their clean up in Dene Tha Traditional Territory
Media Conference and Information Session
Lunch at 12 noon
Dr. Kevin Timoney’s Report Presentation at 1:00 pm
Corporal Howse will recount years of experience throughout Alberta and the Yukon Territories enforcing public lands law. He has seen a wide range of lawless behaviour which poses threats both to public safety and the environment. An excellent opportunity to learn about major challenges and opportunities to protect our public lands for future generations. Read more »
The Will of the Willmore – Wild and free, the legacy is ours to defend
A Wilderness Defenders Award will be presented to Ray Rasmussen
Ray first became active in wilderness matters in Alberta in 1979 when he helped form the AWA’s Edmonton Chapter. Since then he has also applied his organizational skills to the Alberta Environmental Network and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. Read more »
Join CPAWS Northern Alberta for an evening of storytelling and adventure with photographer and explorer Dax Justin! Dax will present on the amazing adventures he has had, and how photography and social media have connected him with nature. This is your chance to buy some of his amazing prints! And, there will be a silent auction in support of CPAWS Northern Alberta!Read more »
Learn about the Alberta Coal-Phase Out Campaign and its success. The multi-pronged campaign created a shift in thinking among policy makers, and included health groups, conservation and social justice groups. Will this campaign model ways for conservation to lead the conversation?
On August 31, 2016 the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations and The Pembina Institute will host a half-day session focused on the implications of energy efficiency options and their implications for the nonprofit sector.
As community leaders, the nonprofit sector has the opportunity to be a role model in curbing energy consumption and lowering emissions. At the same time, there is concern within the sector about the potential impact Alberta’s Carbon Levy may have on operating expenses. Read more »
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