Protecting our Public Lands and Waters: Keeping Sight of the Big Picture


Public lands are those owned by the federal or provincial governments. In Canada, 100% of our waters are publically owned, and over 90% of our land – 41% by the federal government, and 48% by the provinces. This means that if we are serious about protecting our environment, conserving some wilderness for future generations, and saving some of our iconic wildlife species from extinction, we need to be focused on the BIG picture – protecting and conserving our public lands and waters.

This Year’s Big Wild Challenge was a Big Wild Success!


Hello CPAWS Northern Alberta supporters! Your chapter has had an eventful summer working to protect Canada’s wild spaces, and encouraging Northern Albertans to get out into our beautiful parks. Two of our most successful events this summer were our Big Wild Challenges at Elk Island National Park and Jasper National Park!

Reflections on Maligne Lake


Hello CPAWS Northern Alberta supporters, and welcome to our new Blog! Read about our recent trip to Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park and the commercial development threatening its beauty...

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