CPAWS has helped protect over 40 million hectares of Canada's most treasured wild places while working closely with First Nations, government, industry and non-governmental organizations.
Northern Alberta's headwaters, located in the Rocky Mountains, provide a source of drinking water to our communities and critical habitat to many of our iconic species. Together with the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, CPAWS is calling for better headwaters protection and management of headwaters by the establishment of protected areas in the government of Alberta's land use planning processes.
Woodland Caribou populations are in serious decline in Alberta with crucial habitat areas experiencing development pressure. Scientific studies conclude that NO caribou herds in Alberta are self-sustaining.
Help us revise the status of bison in Alberta and correct a mistake of the past. Bison are wildlife and are a critical part of a fully functioning ecosystem. Let’s revise our legislation to reflect this fact.
The North Saskatchewan Regional Plan (NSRP) is currently underway! CPAWS Northern Alberta views the NSRP as an opportunity for the Government of Alberta to protect some key natural areas in the region.
CPAWS is working to ensure Jasper National Park maintains its natural beauty and its ecological integrity
Alberta is home to some of the world’s best landscape for recreation. The demand for outdoor recreation is growing as the population grows. However, we can literally love our parks and wilderness areas to death if we don’t have a plan for sustainable use for the future.
The Conservation Blueprint is a tool developed by CPAWS Northern Alberta that illustrates areas of high priority for conservation in northern Alberta. It takes into account biodiversity, linear disturbance, forestry, and oil and gas activity.
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