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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.

CPAWS Southern Alberta 50th Anniversary Gala

CPAWS 50th Anniversary Gala

CPAWS Southern Alberta turns 50 this year. On September 22nd we will be celebrating with our 50th anniversary gala. Mark your calendars for this opportunity to get dressed up and celebrate a half-century of success with us at SAIT's beautiful Macdonald Hall.

It will be "This is Your Life CPAWS" as we reminisce about the early days of the Southern Alberta chapter. Our Wild Soiree will be celebrating the people and successes that have helped CPAWS preserve special places that all Albertans cherish.

Featuring the music of Alberta singer, songwriter, and storyteller John Wort Hannam, the evening will include dinner, a silent auction, and the opportunity to support award winning environmental education and conservation in Southern Alberta.

Tickets are available now­.
$125 - Individual
$800 - Table of 8


We would like to give a big thank you to our sponsors for our Gala this year.  

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Alpine Club of Canada - Silver Sponsor for CPAWS 50th Anniversary Gala

Build Your Brand and Support Conservation in Southern Alberta

Become a voice for wilderness! The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Southern Alberta Chapter invites you to be a part of our annual Wild Soiree in Calgary, Alberta. This important event supports conservation and award-winning environmental education programs for Southern Alberta.

The Wild Soiree provides an excellent opportunity for you to connect with conservation-minded members, partners, business owners, government representatives and media in Alberta.  Align your business with influential guests who love our province’s parks, wildlife and wilderness areas.

“The 2016 Wild Voices Soiree was a smashing success for our guests and sponsors. The event was elegant and yet it was a lot of fun. We enjoyed a talk from conservationist and adventurer Brian Keating, and music by recording artists the Wardens. A sit down dinner and a fantastic silent auction rounded out the evening. This coming year we hope to make our Soiree extra special as we celebrate our 5oth anniversary.”
Anne-Marie Syslak, Executive Director, CPAWS Southern Alberta.

Platinum Sponsor $10,000 (1 Sponsorship)

Gold Sponsor $5,000 (2 Sponsorships)

Silver Sponsor $2,000 (4 Sponsorships)

Bronze $1,000 (6 Sponsorships)


The CPAWS Soiree 2017 has the following customizable opportunities available. We can tailor these opportunities to meet your brand and community objectives:

Audio-Visual Sponsor $750 (2 Sponsorships available)
Wine Sponsor $700 (2 Sponsorships available)
Program Sponsor $500 (1 Sponsorship available)

Gift in kind opportunities are available


The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is Canada’s only nationwide environmental charity dedicated solely to protecting our public land and water. The CPAWS Southern Alberta chapter was established in 1967. Today, we work with Albertans to establish and protect parks and wilderness areas from Red Deer south to the Alberta border. We worked to protect areas such as Kananaskis and we provide environmental education in the classroom and interpretive hikes in nature to foster a new generation of environmental stewardship. For more information, visit our About page

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