Outdoor Recreation

Summer Job Opportunity: Swimmable Water Intern, Swim Drink Fish

Position: 
Swimmable Water Intern
Location: 
Edmonton

Position Type: Full Time (35 hours per week for 8-10 weeks)
Start Date: Immediately
Compensation: $16.00 per hour

From the job posting:

Do you love the North Saskatchewan River and the waters that surround Edmonton? Do you want people who live in Edmonton to have access to clean water? Would you like to help improve physical and mental health in your community? Read more about Summer Job Opportunity: Swimmable Water Intern, Swim Drink Fish

Bighorn Country Proposal Factsheet

With just two weeks left to submit your input on the Government of Alberta's Bighorn Country Proposal, the Alberta Wilderness Association has published a factsheet addressing some of the common questions surrounding the proposal.

Bighorn Country offers a significant opportunity for careful, well reasoned management for this world class wilderness area.

Download the factsheet Read more about Bighorn Country Proposal Factsheet

Bighorn and Brews

Feb 12 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Join CPAWS Southern Alberta, the Alberta Hiking Association, Alpine Club of Canada, Great Divide Trail Association and Patagonia for Bighorn and Brews at Last Best Brewing, in Calgary.

Cost: FREE

Your first pint is free and there will be complimentary snacks and giveaways.

Come out to learn more about recreation and conservation in the Bighorn region and why our groups support the proposal to protect Bighorn Country. Read more about Bighorn and Brews

Location

Last Best Brewing
607 11 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 3 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.   Read more about Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Location

Westerner Centre
4847A 19 Street
Red Deer , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 2 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.   Read more about Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Location

Polish Hall
10960 104 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 1 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.   Read more about Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Location

Clean Energy Technology Centre
5400 22 Avenue
Drayton Valley , AB

Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Feb 4 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

In order to ensure Albertans have information on the proposed mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region, public information sessions are now scheduled for Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Red Deer and Sundre. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to program staff, view maps of the region, and submit feedback directly at more than 30 information stations.   Read more about Bighorn Country Public Information Session

Location

Royal Canadian Legion
135 6 Street SE
Sundre , AB

CPAWS Applauds Minister’s Decision to Protect Nature in Jasper National Park

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Photo of Jasper National Park
Photo: CPAWS Souther Alberta Chapter

EDMONTON – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) applauds the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change’s announcement today that Parks Canada will not proceed with construction of the proposed Icefields Trail in Jasper National Park. Read more about CPAWS Applauds Minister’s Decision to Protect Nature in Jasper National Park

A Strong Majority of Albertans Support the Bighorn Country Proposal

EDMONTON – A new public opinion survey shows the vast majority of Albertans support greater conservation in the Bighorn region of the Rocky Mountains west of Nordegg.

The Government of Alberta is currently consulting on a proposal for a new network of parks and public land in west-central Alberta called Bighorn Country. Bighorn Country includes a wildland provincial park, three provincial parks, four public recreation areas and two Public Land Use Zones. Read more about A Strong Majority of Albertans Support the Bighorn Country Proposal

Public Information Session: Have your say on the future of Bighorn Country

Jan 14 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Government of Alberta is holding public information sessions to ensure more Albertans can provide feedback on the proposal for Bighorn Country.

In the spirit of Kananaskis Country, the Government of Alberta is proposing a mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region that would preserve natural landscapes while supporting a wide range of world-class tourism and recreation opportunities. Read more about Public Information Session: Have your say on the future of Bighorn Country

Location

Sundre Community Centre
3, 96-2 Avenue NW
Sundre , AB

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