CPAWS Northern Alberta Chapter

In The Media

Featured image for “The disappointing weakening of a strong management plan for Elk Island National Park ”

The disappointing weakening of a strong management plan for Elk Island National Park 

In early 2023, a draft version of the Elk Island National Park Management Plan was released for public feedback. We…
Read More
Featured image for “Expanding oil sands mine threatens ancient peatland and millions of birds”

Expanding oil sands mine threatens ancient peatland and millions of birds

Everything you need to know about the Fort Hills oil sands mine and the plan to excavate the mine’s third…
Read More
Featured image for “Suncor oil sands mine expansion will add 60 square kilometers of new tailings in its lifetime, the same size as Manhattan ”

Suncor oil sands mine expansion will add 60 square kilometers of new tailings in its lifetime, the same size as Manhattan 

New analysis reveals that Suncor’s Fort Hills oil sands mine expansion in northern Alberta will add 60 square kilometers of…
Read More
Featured image for “Review finds regulator had no wrongdoing for oil sands tailings leak; but new documents show it was aware of the leak for years ”

Review finds regulator had no wrongdoing for oil sands tailings leak; but new documents show it was aware of the leak for years 

A review of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), the arm’s length regulatory body responsible for oversight of Alberta’s oil sands,…
Read More
Featured image for “No Update to Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park Despite Recommendations – Environmental Groups Disappointed”

No Update to Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park Despite Recommendations – Environmental Groups Disappointed

Environmental groups are disappointed in Canada’s failure to submit an updated Action Plan implementing the crucial recommendations from the 2022…
Read More
Featured image for “CPAWS Northern Alberta Expresses Deep Concerns Over Delayed Progress Reports on Alberta’s Woodland Caribou Recovery ”

CPAWS Northern Alberta Expresses Deep Concerns Over Delayed Progress Reports on Alberta’s Woodland Caribou Recovery 

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Northern Alberta Chapter (CPAWS NAB) is concerned over prolonged delay in receiving Alberta’s first…
Read More
Featured image for “Peace Hills Insurance Announces New Partner for Charity Partnership Program with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society ”

Peace Hills Insurance Announces New Partner for Charity Partnership Program with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society 

Peace Hills General Insurance Company, a home, auto, and commercial insurer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, is proud to announce a…
Read More
Featured image for “Government of Alberta adds 1,400 hectares of new protected areas, delists 12 other sites ”

Government of Alberta adds 1,400 hectares of new protected areas, delists 12 other sites 

CPAWS Northern and Southern Alberta Chapters welcome the Government of Alberta’s announcement of two new and three expanded provincial parks…
Read More
Featured image for “November 2023 Newsletter”

November 2023 Newsletter

CPAWS Northern Alberta’s monthly newsletter for the month of November. Topics include tailings ponds, forestry myths, and wood buffalo national…
Read More
Featured image for “Statement on private Bill 204”

Statement on private Bill 204

This week we were surprised to learn that a private member’s bill (Bill 204) has been put forward in the…
Read More
Featured image for “Looking to support the Environment, Wildlife, and Conservation this Giving Tuesday?”

Looking to support the Environment, Wildlife, and Conservation this Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to generosity. In a beautiful celebration of support, hundreds of thousands of people around…
Read More
Featured image for “Debunking Forestry Myths: A Closer Look at Wildfire Risk and its Impact on Communities, Biodiversity and Wildlife.”

Debunking Forestry Myths: A Closer Look at Wildfire Risk and its Impact on Communities, Biodiversity and Wildlife.

Everything you need to know about the Fort Hills oil sands mine and the plan to excavate the mine’s third…
Read More