Article – Consumers continue to focus on sustainability

“Although a survey has underlined the long-standing faith Canadians have in farmers and the food system, they increasingly regard issues such as sustainability as a vital part of that trust, said an expert.” Read more here:

Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene

“Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene is a collection of essays about the natural environment in a province rich in natural resources and aggressive in development goals. This is a casebook on Alberta from which emerges a far wider set of implications for North America and for the biosphere in general. The writers comeContinue reading “Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene”

Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks

“In a world of steadily rising global temperatures, increasing human population and steady loss of wildlife habitat, protected parks and recreation reserves around the globe are some of the last vestiges of wild space where people can find connection to nature and a source of physical and mental health. Wildlife depend on these spaces forContinue reading “Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Research – Wood Buffalo National Park

Canada’s largest national park is showing signs of poor health in Northern Alberta. CPAWS’s article explains what is happening and why: For information about what the Canadian government is doing to protect this park, visit here: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/nt/woodbuffalo/info/action

New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities

“ ‘No community-level consultation has been done on the Blood Tribe,’ [Calf Robe] said, ‘and, as far as I know, has not been done with any of the communities in Treaty 7.’ ‘So those letters of support that were issued were issued without community-level consultation in any of these communities.’ “ Read more about theContinue reading “New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities”

Fort Chipewyan Community’s New Solar Farm in Northern Alberta

CBC News “The renewable energy project is the largest remote, off-grid solar farm in the country, according to the federal government. Three Nations Energy says the profits will be reinvested in other green energy projects and education. “We’ve always relied on fossil fuels, but we’re switching over to renewable energy,” said Powder.”” https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5807721

AB Government Survey: Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Engagement

The government is asking Albertans to share their opinion on public land use. “Your input will help us develop a sustainable approach for supporting responsible outdoor recreation on Crown lands.” Visit the link below to take the survey! https://www.alberta.ca/sustainable-outdoor-recreation-engagement.aspx

Defend Alberta Parks

CPAWS and Alberta Environmental Network have been running this movement since the government shared their plan to close 20 parks and remove 164 from the Alberta Parks system. Thousands of Albertans have shown disapproval of this decision and are displaying lawn signs to show this. See what else you can do to ensure longterm conservationContinue reading “Defend Alberta Parks”