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CPAWS chapters across Canada organize dozens of great events each year, from nature outings to educational opportunities to contests. Check out our events here, and visit your local chapter's site for more information.

Volunteer Training and Pub Night!

  • Date: March 05 2015
  • Location: Baker Centre, 10025 106 ST NW, Suite 800 and then Kelly's Pub, 10156 104 ST NW
  • Come out to our monthly Volunteer Training and Pub Night! Every month we’ll discuss one of our ongoing campaigns and then head to Kelly’s for a pint. Come mingle with CPAWS staff, board members, and volunteers and learn how you can help protect Alberta’s wilderness!

    Take Back the Wild March 2015

  • Date: March 06 2015
  • Location: Tofino, BC
  • Take Back the Wild brings B.C. youth under 30 together for professional training in order to support their desire to lead effective, results-driven conservation projects. The next training weekend is set for March 6 to 8, 2014 near Tofino, BC.

    Capture the Canadian Wild CPAWS Photo Contest 2015 - WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

  • Date: February 28 2015
  • Location: Online
  • The Capture the Canadian Wild CPAWS Photo Contest 2015
    Friday, January 9th, 2015 (9:00 AM MST) to Monday, February 9th, 2015 (11:59 PM MST)

    CPAWS Southern Alberta is proud to announce our annual Capture the Canadian Wild Photo Contest 2015. This contest is designed to raise awareness and funds in support of CPAWS’ Southern Alberta Chapter and the conservation and protection of Alberta’s wild places. CPAWS invites photographers of all ages to capture the beauty of our Canadian wildlife, landscapes, and people.

    CPAWS Wild Soiree

  • Date: February 27 2015
  • Location: Hotel Arts - 119 12 Ave S.W.
  • We are excited for this year’s Wild Soiree which will take place at Hotel Arts in Calgary.

    Our guest speaker for the evening will be Kevin Van Tighem, conservationist, biologist, former superintendent of Banff National Park and award-winning author. Kevin will be speaking about Bears and Water: Landscape health is the key to both grizzly bear conservation in Alberta and to water security. Kevin will discuss the ways in which foothills and mountain ecosystems yield clean water and healthy bears, some examples of where we could make better choices in how we use and enjoy our headwaters landscapes, and signs of hope that we may yet succeed in bringing out the best in ourselves and those green, upstream places.

    We are pleased that Calgary’s Ken Lima-Coelho will be MC’ing for a second year. The evening will include a musical ensemble, cocktails (one free drink included in ticket price), hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and more! All funds raised will go towards CPAWS’ conservation efforts in southern Alberta. The Wild Soiree will also celebrate our Capture the Canadian Wild CPAWS Photo Contest 2015 winners.

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