Keen on completing necessary conservation work? On Saturday, June 25th at 9:00am join us in the Pakowki Lake Natural Area near Medicine Hat to remove the first wire on fences surrounding a Nature Conservancy of Canada properity to help pronghorn antelope roam freely accross the landscape!
More than 50 protests in over 20 countries this weekend will dramatically escalate the growing controversy about the global and local impacts of Canadian tar sands on community health, Canada’s Boreal forest, and the global climate.
Greenpeace and Sierra Club Prairie have offered their support to the Dene Suline who have erected a Peace Camp just north of Cold Lake, Alberta.
Students from AE Cross painting a mural as part of the 9th annual Alberta Wilderness Association mural competition at the Calgary Tower. The theme for the competition was “Alberta native species in its habitat.”
Wednesday, March 9th 2011 – The Southern Alberta chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS SAB) would like to invite you to an exciting evening in Calgary with park experts as we discuss and celebrate the CPAWS SAB chapter’s video, “Parks and Protected Areas: A Simple Solution to our Complex Problems.”
Edmonton – A study in a peer-reviewed journal, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, to be published in early September shows annual bird mortality in the bitumen tailings ponds of northeastern Alberta – an internationally significant migratory bird corridor – greatly exceeds industry estimates.
Newly released information confirms that Alberta’s grizzly bear populations are below numbers considered to be sustainable by international standards. The Alberta provincial government announced the long-awaited Grizzly Bear DNA Population Estimate Report for an area north of Highway 16 is complete. Combined with previous research, the government reports the population estimate of the all the [...]
Edmonton (CPAWS Northern Alberta) - For the first time in 10 years, the Alberta government is giving the green light to creating new protected wilderness areas in the province — a move being welcomed by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). The region that will be affected is the Athabasca heartland, where oils sands [...]
Albertans’ number one priority for investment related to parks and recreation makes no appearance in last week’s provincial budget. That is why conservation groups are looking to the government’s soon-to-be released new parks policy – Alberta’s Plan for Parks – to address this major shortcoming. This top priority is conspicuously absent from the provincial budget. [...]
News Release courtesy of Sierra Club of Canada Oct 14, 2008 – After four years of research, Alberta’s grizzly bear DNA census has only counted 230 grizzlies on provincial lands. Although not all areas of the province have been counted, based on these findings, experts suggest there are less than 500 grizzlies remaining in Alberta, [...]