News

Here you'll find the latest news and media releases from CPAWS Southern Alberta.

Sep 27 16

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Bison panel featured at CPAWS Southern Alberta annual general meeting
Calgary, Alta. Sept. 25 - Bison experts will lead a panel discussion, The Bison Belong and Beyond, following the annual general meeting of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Southern Alberta chapter (CPAWS SAB), in Calgary on Sept. 29, 2016.

Sep 21 16

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CPAWS partners with Tim Horton Children’s Foundation to bring environmental education to camp-goers
CPAWS Southern Alberta partners with Tim Horton Children’s Foundation camps to help underprivileged youth connect to nature and become environmental stewards

Sep 20 16

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Artist Lisa Thomson is inspired to capture the beauty of nature on canvas
Using primarily oils, Lisa Thomson captures nature's beauty on canvas.

Sep 20 16

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Nature in Alberta is a breath of fresh air for Myra Paul
Myra Paul's appreciation for Canada's green spaces and fresh air inspires her to volunteer as CPAWS Southern Alberta sponsorship coordinator.

Sep 20 16

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Students role play to learn what hazards wildlife face
Grizzly Bears Forever is a student activity where students learn how important it is for young animals to disperse, find a home and spread the family genes into another area. By taking on the role of their favourite animal, students try to help their offspring disperse into new habitat areas - or deal with the horrible consequences!

Sep 20 16

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Long before Pokemon Go, there was geocaching
Before the Pokemon Go craze a quieter subculture was searching for secret stashes at specified coordinates, a pursuit called geocaching.

Sep 19 16

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New report: more work needed to protect the Castle Park
A new report released earlier this month by Global Forest Watch Canada raises concerns about land-use in the new Castle Wildland and Provincial Parks.

Sep 14 16

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The Case for Coal: The Proposed Open Pit Mine in Crowsnest Pass
Amid the phase-out of coal-fired power in Alberta, Crowsnest Pass confronts the possibility of a new mine – and the existential dilemma that comes with it

Sep 07 16

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New Report Highlights Opportunity for Restoration in the Castle
A new report released Tuesday (September 6) by Global Forest Watch Canada is raising concerns about land-use in the new Castle Wildland and Provincial Parks, and has prompted two leading conservation organizations to call on the Alberta government to set up a forest restoration program to reverse the damage to the area while creating new jobs.

Sep 06 16

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Still Waiting for the Castle Parks
On September 4, 2015, the Government of Alberta announced its intention to fully protect the Castle area in southwestern Alberta as a Provincial and Wildland Provincial Park.

Aug 29 16

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People in nature: Volunteer Manager Marcella Garcia-Carrillo
Volunteer manager valuable to CPAWS work

Aug 29 16

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CPAWS Southern Alberta Recognized for Excellence in Environmental Education
CPAWS Southern Alberta recognized for excellence in Environmental Education and Communication

Aug 26 16

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Taking art outdoors
Restore yourself in nature! Try a new outdoor activity such as sketching or plein air painting.

Aug 26 16

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Whirling disease found in Johnson Lake
Whirling disease found in Johnson Lake, Banff National Park. Conserving fish habitat becomes more important than ever before.

Aug 26 16

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Survey! Have your say on non-motorized recreation in Alberta
Take the survey on non-motorized recreation in Alberta.

Jul 28 16

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Anastasia Goncharova: summer outreach coordinator
CPAWS summer outreach coordinator Anastasia Goncharova reaches out to people across southern Alberta about the latest conservation news.

Jul 27 16

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Discovering parks with new Canadians
Discover parks program for new Canadians

Jul 27 16

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Horseback Riding: featuring Griffin Valley Ranch
Experience nature from the back of a horse!

Jul 27 16

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See a hare leave it there
Learning animal habits can help urban wildlife

Jul 27 16

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Annual Parks Report: making headlines
Annual Parks Report calls for Parks Canada to put nature first

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