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Go Crazy for Caribou & CPAWS AGM

Oct 23 2008 - 7:00pm

CPAWS Northern Alberta

6:00 pm CPAWS Northern Alberta’s AGM
6:45 pm Break and Refreshments
7:00 pm Crazy for Caribou presentations

University of Alberta Earth Sciences Building, Room 327 Directions

Free event!
Free pizza!

All are welcome Read more »

Posted October 23, 2008 by Anonymous

Environmental Coalition Launches Suffield Video Days before Hearing

Southern Alberta Group for the EnvironmentFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Wilderness AssociationNature CanadaGrasslands NaturalistsNature Saskatchewan

Calgary (October 2, 2008) - The high-profile hearing for EnCana's application for a large shallow gas project in the Suffield National Wildlife Area (NWA) will begin in Calgary on Monday, October 6. Today the Suffield Coalition - seven conservation groups opposing the application - launched a three-minute videhighlighting EnCana's poor environmental record in the area and pointing tthe danger tSuffield's rare grassland ecosystem. The video, entitled "Suffield National Wildlife Area - Defending a Grassland Treasure," can be viewed on the Alberta Wilderness Association website ( Read more »

Posted October 2, 2008 by Anonymous

Alberta’s Provinical Parks Framework Needs Your Input

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society — Northern Alberta Chapter
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society — Calgary/Banff Chapter

October 10 Deadline

Currently, the Government of Alberta is rewriting the rules that will guide the creation and management of Provincial Parks and Protected Areas into the future.

CPAWS has been consulted on the draft Parks Planning Framework and is alarmed to find that:

  • The primary purpose of parks in environmental protection and conservation has been almost completely ignored in the draft framework and
  • There is no goal to either expand or complete Alberta’s Protected Areas system.

Please help us get it back on track— the deadline for comments on the draft Parks Planning Framework is October 10th. Read more »

Posted October 2, 2008 by Anonymous

CPAWS Monthly Meeting: Healing Environmental Despair

Oct 20 2008 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Calgary/Banff Chapter Read more »


Outdoor Resource Centre
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 27, 2008 by Anonymous

CPAWS Kananaskis Trail Care Event

Aug 9 2008 - 9:00am

Get hands on with conservation! Join the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and fellow outdoor enthusiasts as we help maintain and care for our Kananaskis Trails.

This is great way to get outside with friends and family and have a direct, positive impact on our parks.

Tasks include maintaining culverts and ditches, hand pruning and disposal, trail condition reporting, and other trail repair.

To register or for more information email: stewardship [at] cpawscalgary [dot] org. Read more »


Specific location is TBA with registration Kananaskis, AB

Posted July 22, 2008 by Anonymous

Public Information Sessions on Proposal to Establish OH Ranch Heritage Rangeland

Alberta Tourism Parks & Recreation

As part of the Ministry of Tourism, Parks, and Recreation's commitment to consult with stakeholders and the general public on changes to Alberta's parks, we'd like to inform you of two opportunities for public comment on our proposal to establish a new heritage rangeland in Southern Alberta. Read more »

Posted July 9, 2008 by Anonymous

Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: Wild Alberta at the Crossroads

Jun 4 2008 - 8:00pm

Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook Group

Marian and Robin White, Author/Photographers of the new book Wild Alberta at the Crossroads will present a slide show about Alberta’s cherished wilderness. Read more »

Posted May 29, 2008 by Anonymous

Time for parks & protected areas as an election issue

Press Release - Feb. 11, 2007
Sierra Club of Canada

Calgary - The Speech from the Throne acknowledged that Albertans are worried about the province's natural environment, so it's highly likely that the Sierra Club of Canada (SCC) is not alone in saying it's about time that the need for new protected areas and parks has been raised by the parties in the election; the most recent announcement being today's by the Progressive Conservatives. Read more »

Posted February 19, 2008 by Anonymous

Evergreen: Community Greening Grants Available


We are pleased to announce that our Common Grounds Grant Program will be accepting proposals for the Wal-Mart – Evergreen Grant Program this spring. The deadline for applications is Friday February 29th, 2008. You will find our Spring 2008 guidelines and application forms for the Wal-Mart – Evergreen Green Grants at under Common Grounds. Read more »

Posted February 7, 2008 by Anonymous

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