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Featured image for “CPAWS Southern Alberta’s eDNA Study Confirms Presence of Bull Trout in Loomis Creek”
January 26, 2024

CPAWS Southern Alberta’s eDNA Study Confirms Presence of Bull Trout in Loomis Creek

CPAWS Southern Alberta is pleased to release our Environmental DNA Survey for Bull Trout in Loomis Creek in the Upper…
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January 25, 2024

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…
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January 18, 2024

The 2024 Alberta Budget: Our Recommendations

In case you missed it, the opportunity for Albertans to provide feedback and help set the direction of the provincial…
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November 7, 2023

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

A Joint Blog Post with CPAWS Northern Alberta Canada has seen one of its largest and longest fire seasons yet,…
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October 31, 2023

Critical Habitat and SARA Permits: Part 2

While SARA prohibits the destruction of Critical Habitat, it does allow for limited exceptions through a permitting process.…
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September 22, 2023

Grassy Mountain is Not an Exempt Project

The AER cannot approve a new coal exploration permit for Grassy…
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September 19, 2023

Critical Habitat and the Case of the Bull Trout: Part 1

What is ‘Critical Habitat’? There is a great deal of confusion surrounding what Critical Habitat is – as well as…
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August 15, 2023

Over 1,100 Hectares of Clearcut Logging Planned for the Upper Highwood in Kananaskis

Our Letter to the Government and Spray Lake Sawmills…
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July 31, 2023

Key Pieces Missing from Environmental and Protected Areas, and Forestry and Parks Ministry Letters

“The ministry mandate letters do little to reassure us that Alberta will take the necessary actions to reverse biodiversity loss…
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