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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…
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November 2023 Newsletter

CPAWS Northern Alberta’s monthly newsletter for the month of November. Topics include tailings ponds, forestry myths, and wood buffalo national…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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A BioBlitz in the Cardinal Divide

The Cardinal Divide Conservation Coalition hosted a BioBlitz in July 2023 in hope of highlighting the biodiversity of the region.…
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CPAWS Northern Alberta’s 2023 Summer Reading List

We’re pleased to share our THIRD annual summer reading list with you. Our staff and board have carefully selected titles…
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2023 Alberta Election Platforms

Leading up to the 2023 Alberta Provincial Election on May 29th, we have gone through party platforms and pulled out…
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What is Mine 14 and why does it matter?

In Spring of 2022, the Government of Alberta, in response to the outcry about new coal mining in Alberta’s eastern…
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Meet Peat: A climate, biodiversity, and culture hero.

Peatlands cover large swaths of the Taiga Plains ecozone, Canada’s second-highest density peatland region after the Hudson Bay Lowlands. As…
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A summary of the House of Commons hearings on the Kearl Spill

The Kearl tailings spill raised such public attention and outcry that it caught the attention of Canada’s Members of Parliament.…
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Questions for Candidates in The 2023 Alberta Election

A great way to get involved in this year’s election is to engage with your candidates! Though it may seem…
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