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Major New Energy Lease Sales Imminent in Endangered Alberta Caribou Habitat

5 Mar 2015

On March 11, the Alberta government plans a major auction of new oil and gas leases on 21,000 hectares (212 square kilometers) of endangered mountain woodland caribou habitat, without rules to reduce surface disturbance below current excessive levels. Read more »

Posted March 5, 2015 by AEN

Rare Plant Identification Course

Jul 7 2015 (All day) - Jul 10 2015 (All day)

For consultants and industry staff doing vegetation and rare plant surveys in northern Alberta

For more information and to register, please contact Ashton Sturm at abmicoms [at] ualberta [dot] ca.

Please include a brief summary of your previous botanical experience. Space is limited and preference will be given to those with previous plant ID experience.

Cost: $850 per person

Location

Devonian Botanic Garden
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 4, 2015 by AEN

Rare Plant Identification Course

Jul 7 2015 (All day) - Jul 10 2015 (All day)

For consultants and industry staff doing vegetation and rare plant surveys in northern Alberta

For more information and to register, please contact Ashton Sturm at abmicoms [at] ualberta [dot] ca.

Please include a brief summary of your previous botanical experience. Space is limited and preference will be given to those with previous plant ID experience.

Cost: $850 per person

Location

Devonian Botanic Garden
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 4, 2015 by AEN

CPAWS Northern Alberta Volunteer Pub Night

Mar 5 2015 - 6:00pm

From CPAWS Northern Alberta:

CPAWS Northern Alberta encourages everyone interested in our work or in volunteering for our chapter to come on out to our monthly Volunteer Pub Nights! 

On the first Thursday of each month, join CPAWS Northern Alberta at its office to learn about a campaign we’re working on, and then we’ll all head over to Kelly’s Pub (10156-104 Street) for a pint. 

Join us March 5th at 6 pm at the Baker Centre, 10025 106 St. NW, Unit 800, to learn about our Caribou & You campaign! We’ll be at the pub by 7 pm. 

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Locations

CPAWS Office
800 - 10025 106 Street NW (Baker Centre)
Edmonton, AB
Kelly's Pub
10156 104 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 4, 2015 by AEN

AWA Edmonton Talk: Jamaica — Blue Mountain Trek

Mar 5 2015 - 7:00pm

Wilderness Around the World Speaker Series Presents…

JAMAICA: Blue Mountain Trek

by Heinz Unger

Heinz will talk about trekking in Jamaica’s Blue & John Crow Mountains National Park, including a sunrise hike up Blue Mountain Peak (2,465 m). This national park north and east of Kingston was established in 1992 and covers 780 km2

Cost: FREE (Donations will be accepted at the door, any donation over $20 will receive a tax receipt) Read more »

Location

Jackson Power & Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 4, 2015 by AEN

AWA Edmonton Talk: Bhutan – A Spectacular Journey

Feb 12 2015 - 7:00pm

Wilderness Around the World Speaker Series Presents…

BHUTAN:  A Sp​ectacular Journey

by Geoff Holroyd

Bhutan, the land of official happiness and the dragon, is sandwiched between China (Tibet) and India. Enjoy this trek along the main range of the Himalayas through Jigme Dorji National Park. Butter tea will be served after the presentation. Read more »

Location

Jackson Power & Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 4, 2015 by AEN

SOLD OUT | Music for the Wild: Magnolia Buckskin and Donna Turk

Mar 14 2015 - 7:00pm

Folk and Roots Music—for the whole fam​ily!

This fifth year for AWA’s Music for the Wild series features a range of local musicians performing in support of Alberta’s wild spaces.

Music at 7:30pm, doors open at 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 SOLD OUT Read more »

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 4, 2015 by AEN

Music for the Wild: Charlie Ewing & Bob Blair and Blue Rambler

Feb 7 2015 - 7:00pm

Folk and Roots Music—for the whole family!

This fifth year for AWA’s Music for the Wild series features a range of local musicians performing in support of Alberta’s wild spaces.

Music at 7:30pm, doors open at 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 Read more »

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 4, 2015 by AEN

Public Comment Period: Proposed Recovery Strategy for the Dusky Dune Moth in Canada

Initiative: 
Proposed Recovery Strategy for the Dusky Dune Moth in Canada
Deadline: 
22 Mar 2015 (All day)

From Canadian Wildlife Service, Prairie & Northern Region, Environment Canada:

We are looking for your help in recovery planning for the Dusky Dune Moth (Copablepharon longipenne), a medium-sized moth listed as Endangered under the federalSpecies at Risk Act.  Please see the enclosed Summary of the Proposed Recovery Strategy to learn more about this species.

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Posted January 29, 2015 by AEN

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