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. 

STATEMENT: Premier Jason Kenney’s plan to kill Alberta’s carbon tax is short sighted

CALGARY, May 23, 2019 — Premier Jason Kenney tabled legislation yesterday to scrap Alberta’s carbon tax as of May 30. The legislation removes the consumer levy, as well as the tax on facilities producing less than 100,000 tonnes of carbon per year.

Barry Robinson, lawyer for Ecojustice, made the following statement: Read more about STATEMENT: Premier Jason Kenney’s plan to kill Alberta’s carbon tax is short sighted

Continuity and support for energy efficiency makes sense for Albertans, say 15 Alberta groups

Joint letter on the future of energy efficiency in Alberta

A joint letter from 15 Alberta community and environmental groups is urging the provincial government to implement meaningful energy efficiency policies and programs. 

Energy efficiency is common sense, says the letter. Supporting energy efficiency in Alberta creates jobs, invests in our communities and businesses and maintains opportunities for Albertans to save money. Not only does energy efficiency make fiscal sense, it is an achievable approach to reduce our province’s emissions. Read more about Continuity and support for energy efficiency makes sense for Albertans, say 15 Alberta groups

A Promise for Recovery: Westslope Cutthroat Trout Action Plan

Conservation groups are acknowledging the federal government for the long overdue release of a draft plan to recover westslope cutthroat trout in Alberta.  The plan would significantly increase the amount of habitat protected for this threatened species. Read more about A Promise for Recovery: Westslope Cutthroat Trout Action Plan

Call for Comments:Information Requirements and Time Management Regulations (Impact Assessment Act)

Initiative: 
Information Requirements and Time Management Regulations (Impact Assessment Act)
Deadline: 
31 May 2019

From the Impact Assessment Regulations website:

The Government of Canada is committed to putting in place better rules (External link) for major projects that protect the environment, respect Indigenous rights, and strengthen our economy. Read more about Call for Comments:Information Requirements and Time Management Regulations (Impact Assessment Act)

Call for Comments: Proposed Project List (Impact Assessment Act)

Initiative: 
Discussion Paper on the Proposed Project List
Deadline: 
31 May 2019

From the Impact Assessment Regulations website:

The Government of Canada is committed to putting in place better rules (External link) for major projects that protect the environment, respect Indigenous rights, and strengthen our economy. Read more about Call for Comments: Proposed Project List (Impact Assessment Act)

Summer Job Opportunity: Alberta Program Coordinator - Native Pollinator Initiative, WPC

Position: 
Alberta Program Coordinator - Native Pollinator Initiative
Application Deadline: 
31 May 2019
Location: 
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park (near Calgary)

Term: Full-time, temporary (12 weeks) with possibility of extension depending on funding
Anticipated Start: July 1, 2019 Read more about Summer Job Opportunity: Alberta Program Coordinator - Native Pollinator Initiative, WPC

Call for Comments: Proposed Terms of Reference for Coalspur Vista Coal Mine Phase II Project

Initiative: 
Coalspur Mine (Operations) Ltd. (Coalspur) Vista Coal Mine Phase II Project
Deadline: 
16 May 2019

The proposed Terms of Reference for Coalspur Mine (Operations) Ltd. (Coalspur) Vista Coal Mine Phase II Project are now available for public comment. Comments are due to the Director by May 16, 2019. Read more about Call for Comments: Proposed Terms of Reference for Coalspur Vista Coal Mine Phase II Project

Summer Internships: Sierra Club Prairie Chapter

Position: 
Prairie Chapter Intern and Wild Child Educator Intern
Application Deadline: 
19 May 2019
Location: 
Edmonton

The Sierra Club Prairie Chapter is hiring two summer interns. Brief descriptions for both positions are given below. Visit GoodWork.ca to view the full job descriptions. Read more about Summer Internships: Sierra Club Prairie Chapter

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