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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


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

Budget Ignores Albertans' #1 Priority for Parks

A harbinger of imminent Parks Policy?
14 Apr 2009

Edmonton — Albertans' number one priority for investment related to parks and recreation makes no ap­pearance in last week's provincial budget. That is why conservation groups are looking to the govern­ment's soon-to-be released new parks policy - Alberta's Plan for Parks - to address this major short­coming. This top priority is conspicuously absent from the provincial budget. Read more »

Posted April 16, 2009 by Anonymous

Wal-Mart — Evergreen Green Grants

27 Mar 2009 (All day)

Evergreen Common Grounds is now accepting applications for The Wal-Mart — Evergreen Green Grants Program supporting community environmental restoration projects.

Mark your calendar! The 2009 deadline for the Wal-Mart — Evergreen Green Grants Program is March 27, 2009. Read more »

Posted February 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Alberta’s Plan for Parks Veers Off Track

4 Feb 2009

Alberta, Canada — The province's protected area watchdogs strongly support the Alberta Government's resolve to write and implement a new and much-needed parks policy in time for regional land-use planning. However, they are sounding the alarm because the current draft of Alberta's Plan for Parks does a poor job of accommodating what the majority of Albertans say they want for parks. Read more »

Posted February 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Action Alert: Alberta's draft parks policy misses the mark

Now's the time to put it back on course

Sierra Club Chinook Group

Your letter will make a difference for the future of protected areas and parks in Alberta.  Please take five to ten minutes to write Premier Ed Stelmach, or if you live in Alberta, please write your MLA and send a copy to Cindy Ady, Tourism, Parks & Recreation Minister (addresses at end).

In your letter, please note that it is important for Alberta to have a policy and plan for protected areas and parks. Read more »

Posted February 4, 2009 by Anonymous

CPAWS The Wild Gala

Feb 7 2009 - 7:00pm

The Wild Gala is an elegant evening designed to honour the great outdoors, and to increase understanding and funds in support of the preservation of Alberta's precious wild spaces!

The evening features beautiful photography, the culmination of Capture the Wild Photography Contest, delicious food, exciting live and silent auction and incredible live entertainment by Zinour Fathoullin, a professional dancer, choreographer and artistic director performing traditional aboriginal throat singing. A fascinating keynote address will be delivered by Robert J.D. Page, Former Vice-President, Sustainable Developmentfor TransAlta and TransAlta Profesor of Environmental Management and Sustainability at the University of Calgary.

Click Ticket Information to order your tickets today

Tickets: Individual Tickets $125; Reserve Table of 8 $1000 Read more »


Big 4 Building, Hall A
Stampede Park
Calgary, AB

Posted January 21, 2009 by Anonymous

CPAWS Chapter Meeting: Borealis — a wilderness adventure movie

Dec 8 2008 - 7:00pm

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society — Calgary/Banff Chapter

'Borealis' follows Frank Wolf and Taku Hokoyama as they canoe 3,100 km through the remote Boreal forest of Manitoba and Ontario during the summer of 2007. Their 75-day odyssey provides the context for an intimate look into the current environmental and social issues facing the region and its people.


City of Calgary Outdoor Resource Centre
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 21, 2008 by Anonymous

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