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North Saskatchewan Region – Time to speak up for Headwaters, Bighorn, Foothills and Parkland

From: Joanna Skrajny, AWA Conservation Specialist

This is an important opportunity to speak up and contact your elected representatives. It is up to each and every one of us to ensure that the North Saskatchewan Regional Plan protects our headwaters, foothills, parkland, rivers and the wildlife that depend on these areas. As Earth Day approaches, I hope you will take a few moments to send in your comments, or even better call or write your MLA – they are waiting to hear from you! Read more »

Posted April 30, 2018 by AEN

Condolences—10 years After International Tailings Duck Disaster

30 Apr 2018

Guided by both Indigenous Elders’ Traditional Knowledge and western science, the Keepers of the Athabasca (2006) are First Nations, Métis, Inuit, environmental groups, and watershed citizens working together for the protection of water, land, air, and all living things today and tomorrow in the Athabasca River watershed. Read more »

Posted April 30, 2018 by AEN

AWA Calgary Talk—Our Public Lands: A Treasure to Protect

Mar 27 2018 - 7:00pm

Poster

A video series from Alberta Wilderness Association.

Doors 6:30PM, Talk 7:00PM

Tickets: $5

 

Location

AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2018 by AEN

Music for the Wild—Caravana, Godfrey & Tod

Mar 24 2018 - 7:00pm

Poster

Doors at 7:00pm, Music at 7:30pm

Tickets: $20 Buy online Read more »

Location

AWA Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2018 by AEN

Canada still failing Wood Buffalo National Park a year after UN report

14 Mar 2018

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA. — On the anniversary of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna characterizing an international report that concluded governments have failed to protect Wood Buffalo National Park as a “call to action”, a coalition of Indigenous and environmental groups is still waiting for that action. Read more »

Posted March 15, 2018 by AEN

Bighorn Regional Advisory Committee advice out of step with most Albertans

8 Mar 2018

On Wednesday the province of Alberta released advice from the Regional Advisory Council (RAC) for the North Saskatchewan Regional Land Use Plan, including an area known as the Bighorn Backcountry.

“This is advice given to a previous government and does not reflect the outlook of most Albertans about the importance of parks, wildlife and water,” says Stephen Legault, program director at Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative. Read more »

Posted March 15, 2018 by AEN

ANPC Annual Workshop — Submerged: a look into Alberta's semi-aquatic and riparian zones

Mar 17 2018 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Program & Registration Details

Workshop will also include:

Exhibitors
Informative displays Read more »

Location

Devon Golf and Conference Centre
1130 River Valley Road
Devon, AB

Posted February 20, 2018 by AEN

Kevin Van Tighem – Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta

May 9 2017 - 7:00pm

Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta Poster Read more »

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 24, 2017 by AEN

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