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4th National Stewardship & Conservation Conference: Strengthening Stewardship - Investing at Every Step

Jul 8 2009 - 9:00am - Jul 11 2009 - 5:00pm

Strengthening Stewardship – Investing at Every Step, the 4th National Stewardship and Conservation Conference, will be held on July 8-11, 2009, at the MacEwan Conference & Event Centre at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta. 

We extend a warm Western invitation to individuals, groups, industry, business, governments and non-government organizations across Canada to participate!  Read more »

Location

MacEwan Conference & Event Centre
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted November 27, 2008 by Anonymous

Action Alert — Alberta's Proposed Land-use Framework Needs Your Voice

Water Matters

Deadline extended to June 23rd — submit your views now!

Who? Every Albertan
What? Take some time to fill out the Draft Land-use Framework Public Feedback Survey
When? Now! Deadline for input is June 23
Where? Online website
Why? Land-use is a key component of sustainable development. A well thought out plan is in the best interest of all stakeholders. Read more »

Posted June 23, 2008 by Anonymous

Comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework

Environmental Law Centre

The Environmental Law Centre's has published comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework (LUF) and a one page summary of our comments. These are available on our website at www.elc.ab.ca. This may be of interest to those of you providing comments to the government on the Draft LUF. The public comment period closes on June 20 and everyone is encouraged to provide input.

Read more »

Posted June 19, 2008 by Anonymous

Call for Green Development Case Studies

The Land Stewardship Centre of Canada is currently developing a Green Communities Guide to provide community stewards (including elected officials, municipal departments, stewardship groups, watershed planning and advisory councils, developers, and others) with information on practical tools (e.g. design practices and policies) to help make the built environment more ecologically-functional, or "green." Based on this research a publication will be produced later in 2008 and a workshop series will be conducted in late 2008-2009 to share the results with target audiences. Read more »

Posted June 10, 2008 by Anonymous

Two Evergreen Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications

Evergreen Common Grounds is now accepting applications for two grant programs supporting community environmental restoration projects! Read more »

Posted April 29, 2008 by Anonymous

Government System of Land-Use Planning Threatens Ability to Protect Environment

New law needed to integrate management of impacts to land, air and water resources

Calgary, April 16, 2008 - The Government of Alberta cannot effectively manage the growing impacts of development on Alberta's natural resources without a new law that considers cumulative impacts and provides tools to manage growth effectively, concludes a report released today by the Pembina Institute and Water Matters. Read more »

Posted April 16, 2008 by Anonymous

Alberta by Design Checklist: Evaluating Alberta's Land-Use Framework

Pembina Institute & Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Northern Alberta Chapter

The announcement of the Alberta government's draft Land-use Framework (LUF) is expected in May or June. This announcement will provide an opportunity for AEN members to comment on the LUF.

Rick Schneider (CPAWS Northern Alberta) and Steve Kennett (Pembina Institute) have written a 'checklist' for evaluating the LUF. This checklist is intended to assist ENGOs, landowner groups and other allies in developing their responses to the government's LUF announcement.

The checklist and a background paper released in February (Alberta by Design: Blueprint for an Effective Land-Use Framework) are available at www.pembina.org and www.cpawsnab.org. Read more »

Posted April 8, 2008 by Anonymous

CPAWS Calgary/Banff Chapter Meeting: Wildlife Corridors

Jun 9 2008 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

CPAWS Calgary/Banff Chapter

Monthly Chapter Meetings

A new presentation on conservation or environmental issues every month.

Free Admission, everyone welcome! Read more »

Location

Mountain Equipment Co-op Calgary Store
830 10 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted April 3, 2008 by Anonymous

Alberta’s Land and Resource Management System Broken

New report lays out blueprint for land use framework

Pembina InstituteCanadian Parks and Wilderness Society

Feb 21, 2008 — The Government of Alberta’s approach to land and resource management has led the province down a path of unsustainable development. A new report by the Pembina Institute and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) proposes a blueprint for improving Albertans’ quality of life and ensuring environmental sustainability. Read more »

Posted February 21, 2008 by Anonymous

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