News

Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS Northern Alberta.

Jun 29 16
Y2Y Has High Expectations Ahead of North Saskatchewan RAC Advice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDIA RELEASE

June 29, 2016

Y2Y Has High Expectations Ahead of North Saskatchewan RAC Advice

Canmore, AB - The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is calling on the government of Alberta to protect the province’s headwaters by...


Jun 08 16
CPAWS’ Response to Alberta’s Caribou Action Plan

CPAWS Welcomes new protected areas in Northern caribou reanges but seeks a more robust range plan for the Little Smoky and A La Peche caribou herds

EDMONTON – The Government of Alberta’s release of Alberta’s Caribou Action Plan is a step in the right direction to achieving self-sustaining...


May 15 16
CPAWS Northern Alberta Releases First Caribou Report

CARIBOU STRUGGLING IN ALBERTA:
CPAWS NORTHERN ALBERTA RELEASES FIRST OF THREE REPORTS LOOKING AT CONSERVATION MEASURES FOR ALBERTA'S HERDS

EDMONTON – Today, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Northern Alberta chapter publicly releases the first of three reports illustrating...


Apr 18 16
CPAWS Reacts to Alberta Budget 2016

Media Release
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016

BUDGET 2016 A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION IF NATURE COMES FIRST:
CPAWS HOLDS FIRST ANNUAL LOBBY DAY FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF THE PROVINCIAL BUDGET

EDMONTON – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Southern and Northern Alberta chapters are...


Feb 10 16
Federal Court Decision on Maligne Lake Legal Challenge

Federal Court Decision on Maligne Lake Legal Challenge

EDMONTON – Conservation groups remain hopeful that a concept proposal for overnight commercial accommodations at Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park will be stopped after a Federal Court ruling confirmed that proposals violating park...


Dec 14 15
Canada’s Boreal Woodland Caribou Still At Risk

CPAWS annual review finds limited progress nationally in 2015

EDMONTON – In its third annual review of government action to conserve Canada's boreal woodland caribou, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds there has been spotted progress – with too few jurisdictions showing...


Oct 27 15
CPAWS in Court to Defend Jasper National Park from Inappropriate Development

Conservation groups in court to defend Jasper National Park from further commercial development   

Approval of concept plan to add overnight commercial accommodation at Maligne Lake threatens park protection, groups say 

EDMONTON — Conservation groups are in court today to challenge Parks...


Sep 16 15
Broad-based group of Canadians demands a stop to commercialization of Canada’s national parks.

Banff, AB. – September 16, 2015 – Today a diverse group of Canadians with a deep concern for the well-being of our national parks gathered in Banff to call for an end to inappropriate commercialization of Canada’s national parks.

Recent commercial projects in Banff and Jasper National Parks...


Sep 10 15
New report highlights major commercial development threat to Canada’s national parks

Calgary – A new report released today by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds that Canada’s national parks are under serious threat from growing commercial development pressures, particularly in Banff and Jasper.

The report describes a list of recent developments that,...


Jul 12 15
Protecting Canada - is it in our nature? CPAWS Releases 2015 Parks Report

CPAWS report finds Alberta lagging on wilderness protection, but with great potential for improvement

Edmonton/Calgary – In its latest annual report released in advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is calling Canada out for falling behind most other...


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