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Canadians Subsidize Environmental Costs of Encana's Activities at Suffield

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 30, 2007

EnCana is destroying an environmentally significant area at fire sale prices and with lack of environmental oversight, charges a coalition of environmental groups. The groups are concerned that EnCana's proposal to drill more wells in the Suffield National Wildlife Area may leave Canadian taxpayers with the bill for the huge ecological cost to this priceless area. They are asking the federal government to prohibit all new industrial activities in the Suffield National Wildlife Area. Read more »

Posted March 30, 2007 by Anonymous

Racers Celebrate Earth Day

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 29, 2007

Alberta racers will start the season off this April with one wild run in celebration of their province's beautiful and diverse natural heritage at the 5th Annual Run for Wilderness.

Held at the Calgary Tower on April 21, 2007, as part of the Alberta Wilderness Association's 16th Annual Climb and Run for Wilderness, this is Calgary's premier Earth Day event for competitive and recreational runners alike. Read more »

Posted March 30, 2007 by Anonymous

16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness AssociationNews Release: March 26, 2007Team Challenge A Wild ClimbThis spring, teams are once again wondering if they have what it takes. Whether they are a corporation, a family or a just a solid group of friends, they know one thing for sure - Elevators are for Sissies!Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) brings back the Team Challenge that has every member reaching new heights, the 16th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness. Read more »

Wilderness Lovers to Paint Calgary Tower

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Alberta Wilderness AssociationNews Release: March 15, 2007Fans of Alberta's wild places are getting ready to paint their passion on the walls of the Calgary Tower this March.The Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is hosting their 5th Annual Mural Competition, kickstarting promotion for this year's Climb & Run for Wilderness, the 16th annual Earth Day event that brought out over 1,000 people last year in support of Alberta's wild lands. Read more »

Act Now To Protect The Bow River And Protected Areas In The Bow Valley

All Albertans who care about protecting the Bow River, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Bow Valley Wildland Park, and other protected areas should contact the following politicians now and oppose the development of a new town proposed for the Horseshoe Lands on the banks of the Bow River at the entrance to the Rocky Mountains, or at the very least request that the Province require an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) before any development proposal is considered for this area.

The Honourable Ed Stelmach, Premier
E-mail: premier [at] gov [dot] ab [dot] ca Read more »

Posted March 19, 2007 by Anonymous

Wilderness Lovers to Paint Calgary Tower

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 15, 2007

Fans of Alberta's wild places are getting ready to paint their passion on the walls of the Calgary Tower this March.

The Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is hosting their 5th Annual Mural Competition, kickstarting promotion for this year's Climb & Run for Wilderness, the 16th annual Earth Day event that brought out over 1,000 people last year in support of Alberta's wild lands. Read more »

Posted March 15, 2007 by Anonymous

Canadian Military Facing Invasion At Suffield

Alberta Wilderness Association

News Release: March 14, 2007

Internal government documents reveal alien weeds at Canadian Forces Base Suffield threaten to overrun a federally protected wildlife area, and oil and gas activity is to blame for the spread of these invasive species, announced a coalition of environmental groups today. Read more »

Posted March 14, 2007 by Anonymous

Red Deer Speaker Series on Water

Sierra Club of Canada

Free Public Speaker Series on Water

Thursday, March 15, 2007
7:30 pm TO 9:30 pm

Snell Auditorium, Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 Street, Red Deer

Water Resources in Alberta
Following the report of the Rosenberg Water Forum Read more »

Posted March 12, 2007 by Anonymous

Government Sacrifices Protected Grasslands to Coalbed Methane Without Public Consultation

Alberta Wilderness AssociationAlberta Native Plant Council

News Release: March 8, 2007

The Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) has given Pioneer Natural Resources approval to drill a coalbed methane well in one of Alberta's last remaining rough fescue grasslands and aspen parkland, the Rumsey Natural Area. Even though both are well-established stakeholders in Rumsey, neither Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) nor the Alberta Native Plant Council (ANPC) were contacted by government or the company. The groups are weighing what legal options they have to prevent the well from being drilled, including appealing the issuance of the well licence in the courts. Read more »

Posted March 8, 2007 by Anonymous

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