News

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

Feb 06 17
CPAWS Celebrates Historic Return of Bison to Banff National Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 6, 2017

CPAWS CELEBRATES HISTORIC RETURN OF BISON TO BANFF NATIONAL PARK

ALBERTA – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (“CPAWS”) celebrates Parks Canada’s reintroduction of Plains Bison to Banff National Park.

After a tumultuous history, and...


Jan 06 17
CPAWS Responds to Parks Canada’s Announcement of Public Consultation on the Proposed Icefields Trail

January 5, 2017

Alberta – In a News Release today, Parks Canada announced that it will be consulting with Canadians on the proposed “Icefields Trail” project, a new bike and walking trail from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield. This project was announced with no prior public discussion in the...


Dec 23 16
CPAWS Celebrates the Announcement of a Coordinated Path Forward for New Protected Areas

CPAWS Celebrates the Announcement of a Coordinated Path Forward for New Protected Areas

OTTAWA – CPAWS welcomed the announcement of a process to coordinate the efforts of provincial, indigenous, federal and territorial governments that will work to establish significantly more protected areas...


Dec 21 16
Canada’s Boreal Woodland Caribou at Continued Risk

CANADA’S BOREAL WOODLAND CARIBOU AT CONTINUED RISK
CPAWS ANNUAL REVIEW PROGRESS IN 2016 STILL INSUFFICIENT

Ottawa – In its fourth annual review of government action to conserve Canada's boreal caribou, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds there has been spotted progress –...


Dec 06 16
Over 18,000 Albertans Call for Habitat Conservation for Caribou

ELMWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND CPAWS PRESENT A CALL FOR CARIBOU PROTECTION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA: OVER 18,000 ALBERTANS WANT HABITAT CONSERVATION FOR CARIBOU

EDMONTON – On Monday, December 5th, forty grade 3 students from Elmwood Elementary School along with staff from the Canadian Parks...


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...


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