In The News: CPAWS celebrates 50 years in southern Alberta

  • Published on Jan 11 2018 |
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From The Rocky Mountain Outlook. January 3, 2018

Banff Wildlife Overpasses

Photo: Adam Ford

"It's hard to imagine what the Bow Valley and the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies would look like today if not for the environmental stewardship of groups such as the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Southern Alberta chapter (CPAWS).

For one, world-renowned wildlife crossings that span the Trans-Canada Highway might not exist and Banff would be a sprawling urban centre many times larger than it is today.

Instead, thanks to 50 years of environmental leadership, the CPAWS Southern Alberta chapter can be credited for helping protect many of the region's most treasured areas, from the Whaleback of southwestern Alberta to Spray Valley Provincial Park."

Read the full story on the Rocky Mountain Outlook site