Skip to main content

Syndicate contentLand Management & Stewardship

Pembina reacts to Auditor General’s plan to review pipeline safety

12 Sep 2013

CALGARY — Jennifer Grant, director of the Pembina Institute’s oilsands program, made the following comments in response to Auditor General Merwan Saher's commitment to undertake an audit of pipeline safety: Read more »

Posted September 12, 2013 by AEN

South Saskatchewan Plan Delaying Conservation

Sensitive Milk River Ridge Grasslands Open to Oil Exploration

9 Sep 2013

Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) has learned that sensitive rough fescue and mixed grasslands on the Milk River Ridge are being opened up to exploration activity in the Alberta Bakken oil play. At the same time, efforts to secure legal designation for these lands are being delayed until the Government of Alberta releases its South Saskatchewan Region Plan (SSRP). Read more »

Posted September 9, 2013 by AEN

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

29 Apr 2013

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more »

Posted April 29, 2013 by AEN

Weeding for Wildlife

Jun 8 2013 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Jun 15 2013 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Help the Edmonton and Area Land Trust restore riparian habitat.


Why: To improve the local habitat for wildlife for nesting and feeding, and reduce the spread of invasive plants that displace native vegetation. Read more »

Location

Glory Hills Property near Stony Plain, AB

Posted April 5, 2013 by AEN

Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

Feb 19 2013 (All day) - Feb 22 2013 (All day)

Purpose

The 10th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference is a forum to discuss the latest issues, information, research and trends in prairie landscape and species conservation. The conference is held every three years in a Canadian Prairie Province. Read more »

Location

Sheraton Red Deer Hotel
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2012 by AEN

South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Public Input Workshop

Dec 11 2012 - 7:00pm

Planning for our Future - Public information and workshop on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

The government has recently started public consultations on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP).  The SSRP is the long term plan that will shape what the Calgary region, southern Alberta, and many of your favorite wilderness spots will look like into the future.  If you care about healthy ecosystems, healthy communities, sustainable economic growth in Alberta, recreation opportunities, water quality, air quality, wildlife persistence, publ Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted December 10, 2012 by AEN

Prairie Grasslands and Species at Risk Protected

Government Sets High Bar for Suffield National Wildlife Area

30 Nov 2012

The seven-group Suffield Coalition today applauded the government’s decision to deny approval of Cenovus' (previously EnCana) proposal to drill 1,275 natural gas wells and construct associated infrastructure in the Suffield National Wildlife Area (NWA). Suffield NWA was established in 2003 to protect endangered native prairie and the many species of animals and plants at risk in the area, including at least 15 federally listed species threatened with extinction. Read more »

Posted November 30, 2012 by AEN

Planning for our Future: Public information and workshop on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan

Dec 11 2012 - 7:00pm

The government has recently started public consultations on the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan . In a relaxed setting, AWA staff and guests will provide information about the plan, work through ways that you can give your feedback & answer your questions one-on-one. This workshop is hands-on and designed to help you quickly and confidently give your feedback during this busy time of year. See you there!

Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

Reservations: Read more »

Location

Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 27, 2012 by AEN

Get Updates

Get the latest news and updates by Email, Twitter, or RSS.

RSS Feed Twitter RSS Feed

Upcoming Events

Submit your environmental events to events [at] aenweb [dot] ca.

No events listed.

User login

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes