About the AEN

The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) connects Albertans and environmental groups that are dedicated to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment. As a non-profit and non-partisan organization, the AEN supports collaboration of the environmental community throughout the province.

Learn more about the Alberta Environmental Network.

Connecting Alberta’s environmental groups

We are a network of individuals and groups working together on shared concerns. AEN members include individuals and representatives from member groups that connect, collaborate and share information.

The AEN is a link between the environmental community and government, industry, the media and all Albertans. View our current member groups.

Join the network

Albertans and environmental groups are welcome to join the AEN as members – there are memberships for both individuals and groups. Members contribute to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment by sharing information and collaborating on shared issues. Learn more about becoming a member of the AEN.

The AEN supports an inclusive and diverse environmental community for all Albertans. 

Defend Alberta Parks

Show your support of Alberta's parks by requesting a lawn sign

The Alberta government is planning to close 20 parks and remove 164 from the Alberta Parks system. A total of 175 parks will lose protection and Albertans could lose access. Read more about Defend Alberta Parks

Action Alert: Defend Alberta's Eastern Slopes from Coal Mining

Tuesday, October 27, marks the first day of the joint federal and provincial hearing for Benga’s Grassy Mountain Mine. The decision from this review will set a precedent for the future of coal mining in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes. AWA, along with many other concerned individuals and organizations, believes that the Grassy Mountain Mine proposal should be denied. It threatens the ecological integrity of Alberta’s Eastern Slopes and has negative repercussions for the quality of life and social well-being most Albertans are fortunate to enjoy.  Read more about Action Alert: Defend Alberta's Eastern Slopes from Coal Mining

Job Opportunity: CEO, Iron & Earth Industries

Position: 
CEO
Application Deadline: 
18 Nov 2020
Location: 
Remote

Job type: Full time staff position
Start date:  December 2020
Compensation: $35/hr at 40 hr/week 
Contract timeline: Permanent position

INTRODUCTION

If you are excited to help forge a prosperous energy transition for our country and you have experience in the fossil fuel industry, don't miss this exciting opportunity to work with Iron & Earth!  Read more about Job Opportunity: CEO, Iron & Earth Industries

Job Opportunity: National Chapter Director, Iron & Earth

Position: 
National Chapter Director
Application Deadline: 
4 Nov 2020
Location: 
Remote

Job type: Contract, with the goal of making the position a permanent staff position
Start date: Late November/Early December
Compensation: $30-35/hr depending on experience, at 30 hr/week 
Contract timeline: 1 year contract

INTRODUCTION

If you are excited to help forge a prosperous energy transition for our country and you have experience in the fossil fuel industry, don't miss this exciting opportunity to work with Iron & Earth!  Read more about Job Opportunity: National Chapter Director, Iron & Earth

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Iron & Earth

Position: 
Executive Director
Application Deadline: 
18 Nov 2020
Location: 
Remote

Job type: Full time staff position
Start date:  December 2020
Compensation: $35/hr at 40 hr/week 
Contract timeline: Permanent position

INTRODUCTION

If you are excited to help forge a prosperous energy transition for our country and you have experience in the fossil fuel industry, don't miss this exciting opportunity to work with Iron & Earth!  Read more about Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Iron & Earth

Herd of caribou in Jasper National Park declared extirpated

A herd of caribou in Jasper National Park – the Maligne herd – is now considered locally extinct. Two other caribou herds in the region may be on the same path to extirpation because they don’t have enough breeding females to grow the herds.

AEN member groups are calling for immediate action to halt the decline of caribou populations in the remaining herds. Read more about Herd of caribou in Jasper National Park declared extirpated

Grassy Mountain Coal Project

Public hearings for Benga Mining Ltd.'s proposed Grassy Mountain Coal Project in the Crowsnest Pass will begin on October 27. The hearings, which will be held online and are expected to go until Dec. 2, are the next step in the federal impact assessment. The proposed project includes the construction and operation of an open-pit metallurgical coal mine near Blairmore. Construction is expected to take up to two years, and operation will last up to 25 years.  Read more about Grassy Mountain Coal Project

Job Opportunity: Director, Business Renewables Centre-Canada, Pembina Institute

Position: 
Director, Business Renewables Centre-Canada
Application Deadline: 
26 Oct 2020
Location: 
Calgary

The Pembina Institute is seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join the Alberta team to lead and grow its flagship initiative, the Business Renewables Centre Canada (BRC-Canada). This person will thrive working with — and constantly learning from — our BRC members and external stakeholders in order to facilitate market-driven, large-scale renewable energy investment in Canada. Read more about Job Opportunity: Director, Business Renewables Centre-Canada, Pembina Institute

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