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AWA Tuesday Talk: A Bridge Not Far — Adventures on the Great Divide Trail

Feb 2 2010 - 7:00pm

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Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted January 25, 2010 by Anonymous

AWA Tuesday Talk: Protecting Nature, Sowing Seeds

Jan 12 2010 - 7:00pm

A virtual tour of Alberta's Hay-Zama Lakes Wildland Park and Inner Mongolia's Dalai Lake Nature Reserve. Read more »

Location

Helen Schuler Coulee Centre
Lethbridge, AB

Posted December 31, 2009 by Anonymous

Management Changes a Concern in Waterton Lakes National Park

15 Dec 2009

The ecological integrity of Waterton Lakes National Park looks set to suffer if a draft Management Plan for the Park is passed without changes. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling for changes to the draft Waterton National Park of Canada Management Plan to bring it back in line with the legally-required priority for National Parks: ecological integrity. Read more »

Posted December 16, 2009 by Anonymous

Call for Input: Proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course

Initiative: 
Proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course
Deadline: 
4 Feb 2010 (All day)

As part of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation's commitment to consultation with stakeholders and the public, the Parks Division would like to invite you to comment on the proposed land exchange between Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park and Silvertip Golf Course.

The Government of Alberta requires a small portion of land (0.135 hectares) from Silvertip Golf Course to better protect an important wildlife corridor along a park trail. In turn, Silveritp Golf Course has requested a small portion of land (0.045 hectares) from the wildland provincial park to be able to reroute a golf cart path for safety reasons.

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Posted December 7, 2009 by Anonymous

Influence the future of Jasper National Park: Annual Planning Forum

Nov 26 2009 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

CPAWS Northern Alberta is inviting you to join us at...

Parks Canada's Jasper National Park Annual Planning Forum

Thursday, November 26, 2009

  • 5 - 7:00 pm Open House
  • 7-8:15pm Presentations
    • Year in Review
    • Parks Management Plan Review
    • Q&A Discussion Session
  • 8:15-9:00pm Open House continues 

Parks Canada is preparing a new management plan for our National Parks that will guide its activities for the next ten to fifteen years. This plan is important for Jasper National Park. It will also set the direction that could be taken for all of the other Rocky Mountain parks, including Banff National Park. Read more »

Location

Delta Hotel Edmonton
4404 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 26, 2009 by Anonymous

Ecological Integrity May be the Loser in New Banff Park Management Plan

24 Nov 2009

The primary mandate for Banff National Park - managing to maintain the park's ecological integrity - looks like receiving short shrift if a proposed new management plan goes ahead unchanged. Instead, a shift towards maximizing the "visitor experience" receives a much higher profile throughout the new draft plan.

Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling for changes to the draft Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan to bring it back in line with the legally-required priority for National Parks: ecological integrity. The draft plan is currently going through an ill-defined public review period. Read more »

Posted November 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Summer Issue of Alberta Wild is Released

CPAWS Northern Alberta's bi-annual print newsletter is out. The Summer issue of Alberta Wild focuses on declining grizzly populations. View it online.

CPAWS Supporters will receive a hard copy in thier mailboxes any day now -- it's one of the benefits of becoming a supporter.

Posted August 17, 2009 by Anonymous

New Alberta protected wilderness after 10 years?

Alberta opens door to first new protected wilderness in a decade
6 Aug 2009
Edmonton -   For the first time in 10 years, the Alberta government is giving the green light to creating new protected wilderness areas in the province -- a move being welcomed by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). The region that will be affected is the Athabasca heartland, where oils sands developments threaten one of Alberta’s last strongholds of ecological integrity.

Posted August 6, 2009 by Anonymous

Art Show: A Necessary Vision

Jun 26 2009 - 11:00am - Jul 6 2009 - 8:00pm

Canadian Landscape as explored and experienced by Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison

Location

Canmore Public Library Art Gallery
950 8 Avenue
Canmore, AB

Posted May 2, 2009 by Anonymous

Advisory: Will Alberta’s Plan for Parks include Albertans’ priorities?

18 Apr 2009

Monday, April 20th, 2009, at 9:30 am in Calgary, the Honourable Cindy Ady, Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation will be announcing the Alberta Government’s new policy for the province’s protected areas and parks – Alberta’s Plan for Parks.

It will set the direction for all of Alberta’s protected areas and parks for the next 10 years, including: Read more »

Posted April 20, 2009 by Anonymous

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