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Poor Parks in Rich Alberta

Report finds Alberta’s Parks are struggling

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Northern Alberta

Edmonton - A report released today at a news conference in Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park by CPAWS-Northern Alberta chapter finds that Alberta is failing to adequately support its provincial parks network. The report, entitled, The State of the Alberta Parks and Protected Areas: an analysis of the challenges and opportunities for ecological integrity is being released just six days before the official 75th anniversary of Alberta Parks. Read more »

Posted June 18, 2007 by Anonymous

Healthy Parks Parties Across Calgary

Come on out for a party in the park this June 10th in support of removing pesticide use from parks.Locations where Healthy Parks Parties are being held:

  • New Edinborough Park - Sunnyside - Corner of 5A St. and 3rd Ave. NW (the one that started it all and still the biggest)
  • Nellie Breen Park - Inglewood - Corner of 14 St. and St. Monica Ave. SE
  • Killarney Community Association Green Space - 2828 - 28 Ave. SW
  • Battalion Park - Signal Hill. Sienna Park Dr & Sierra Morena Rd SW. This is Battalion Park school park.
  • River Park/Sandy Beach - the south parking lot at 14A St and 50 Ave SW
  • Rotary Park

Don't have one close to you? Set up your local park and host a party there. Read more »

Call for Oil Sands Moratorium Grows Louder

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 23, 2007

As the second round of province-wide oil sands consultations draws to a close, the call for a temporary reprieve from new oil sands leases and approvals increases. In its second presentation to the Oil Sands Consultation Panel in Calgary today, Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) added its voice to those asking for a moratorium on oil sands activities, for new protected areas in oil sands regions, and for an overarching provincial land and resources management plan that effectively addresses cumulative impacts. Read more »

Posted April 24, 2007 by Anonymous

Earth Day Climb a Wild Success

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 21, 2007

Calgary showed off its wild side this past Earth Day weekend as more than 830 Albertans celebrated their province's wild spaces with the Alberta Wilderness Association at the 16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Posted April 23, 2007 by Anonymous

Wild Lands Advocate, April 2007

Alberta Wilderness Association

The April 2007 issue of Wild Lands Advocate is now available at

Inside this Issue

Out Front

Families Wild About Conservation Fundraiser

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: April 12, 2007

With only two weeks to go, Alberta's families are gearing up to climb the Calgary Tower in support of our province's wild spaces at this year's family orientated Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Posted April 13, 2007 by Anonymous

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