Biodiversity and Wildlife

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

CPAWS Edmonton Open House


You're Invited to the...CPAWS Edmonton Open House Who: All new and existing volunteers, members, donors, supporters and other interested folks.What: A chance to visit the office, meet the CPAWS staff and board, see how you can get involved or re-involved with CPAWS this fall, have some snacks, and share your winter stories. A great opportunity for new and existing volunteers to sign up for (or learn more about) our available volunteer jobs!When: Wednesday, January 31st 4:00 - 7:00 pm Read More

AWA Open House Talk - Things That Go "Boing!" in the Night: the Ord's Kangaroo Rat


Things That Go "Boing!" in the Night: the Ord's Kangaroo Ratwith Andy TeucherAlberta Wilderness Association Alberta's prairies are not merely the uniform agricultural landscapes that people often think of. Rolling hills, badlands, broad river valleys, and sand dunes are home to many interesting and unique species of plants and animals, including the little known Ord's kangaroo rat. Neither kangaroo nor rat, these endearing rodents are highly specialised desert dwellers, and in Alberta face some unique challenges, of both natural and human causes. Read More


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