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Earth Day Climb a Wild Success

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 21, 2007

Calgary showed off its wild side this past Earth Day weekend as more than 830 Albertans celebrated their province's wild spaces with the Alberta Wilderness Association at the 16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Posted April 23, 2007 by Anonymous

Wild Lands Advocate, April 2007

Alberta Wilderness Association

The April 2007 issue of Wild Lands Advocate is now available at http://www.albertawilderness.ca

Inside this Issue

Out Front

Alberta's War on Pine Beetles - Using a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 12, 2007

The implications of the impending outbreak of mountain pine beetle (MPB) in Alberta look to be profound, but knee-jerk attempts to deal with the problem - or to be seen to deal with the problem - will likely do more damage than the beetles themselves. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) believes that measures to deal with the MPB outbreak must be led by the best available science. Read more »

Posted April 13, 2007 by Anonymous

Families Wild About Conservation Fundraiser

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 12, 2007

With only two weeks to go, Alberta's families are gearing up to climb the Calgary Tower in support of our province's wild spaces at this year's family orientated Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Posted April 13, 2007 by Anonymous

AWA Open House Talk: Rumsey Wildland: Natural History & Conservation Challenges

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness Asssociation Rumsey Wildland: Natural History & Conservation Challenges With Cheryl BradleyAt the tension zone between forest and grassland there is great diversity and beauty – a rolling parkland mosaic created over several thousand years. Now an island of native habitat in a sea of cultivation, Rumsey is also the setting for conflict between those who would protect it and those who wish to drill for gas. Read more »

Wilderness Expo Celebrates Earth Day

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness AssociationRelease Date: April 5, 2007On April 21, over 1,000 people will gather at the Calgary Tower to celebrate Alberta's wild legacy as part of the Earth Day weekend. Joining the throngs of climbers, runners, and volunteers at the 16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness will be the very people and organizations whose ongoing efforts directly support our province's natural heritage. Read more »

Canadians Subsidize Environmental Costs of Encana's Activities at Suffield

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 30, 2007

EnCana is destroying an environmentally significant area at fire sale prices and with lack of environmental oversight, charges a coalition of environmental groups. The groups are concerned that EnCana's proposal to drill more wells in the Suffield National Wildlife Area may leave Canadian taxpayers with the bill for the huge ecological cost to this priceless area. They are asking the federal government to prohibit all new industrial activities in the Suffield National Wildlife Area. Read more »

Posted March 30, 2007 by Anonymous

Racers Celebrate Earth Day

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 29, 2007

Alberta racers will start the season off this April with one wild run in celebration of their province's beautiful and diverse natural heritage at the 5th Annual Run for Wilderness.

Held at the Calgary Tower on April 21, 2007, as part of the Alberta Wilderness Association's 16th Annual Climb and Run for Wilderness, this is Calgary's premier Earth Day event for competitive and recreational runners alike. Read more »

Posted March 30, 2007 by Anonymous

16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness AssociationNews Release: March 26, 2007Team Challenge A Wild ClimbThis spring, teams are once again wondering if they have what it takes. Whether they are a corporation, a family or a just a solid group of friends, they know one thing for sure - Elevators are for Sissies!Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) brings back the Team Challenge that has every member reaching new heights, the 16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Wilderness Lovers to Paint Calgary Tower

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness AssociationNews Release: March 15, 2007Fans of Alberta's wild places are getting ready to paint their passion on the walls of the Calgary Tower this March.The Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is hosting their 5th Annual Mural Competition, kickstarting promotion for this year's Climb & Run for Wilderness, the 16th annual Earth Day event that brought out over 1,000 people last year in support of Alberta's wild lands. Read more »

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