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Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS sab. Clicking on a link will you take to the chapter's website.

Oct 16 12

We’re Hiring!
We are hiring for the position of Conservation Campaign Director! You can find all of the details in the posting here: Please pass this on to any qualified individuals you may know.

Oct 12 12

Castle Logging Halted: Albertans applaud decision to stop logging in protected area
Pincher Creek, AB - A decision this week by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development to put a hold on logging in a protected area in Southern Alberta has community members and conservationists applauding. On Wednesday, October 10 the Pincher Creek Echo ran a story that has now been confirmed with calls the office of the Minister Dianna McQueen: years two and three of clear-cut logging in the Castle Special Place are being put on hold pending the outcome of the ongoing South Saskatchewan Regional Land Use Plan.

Oct 10 12

Two Grizzly Yearlings Killed in Banff National Park
Two grizzly yearling cubs were hit by a train and killed in Banff National Park last weekend. Parks officials and environmentalists were hoping to get through a season without a grizzly death, but that is not the case this year. Unfortunately, this seems to be a case of a family of bears being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The mother of the cubs, bear #130, was unharmed, and she will likely still go on to have several litters of cubs in the future.

Sep 27 12

Workshop Series & Online Survey: Forestry on Alberta’s Eastern Slopes
In October a series of 5 workshops will be conducted around Southwestern Alberta to determine what Albertan’s would like for forestry to look like in the eastern slopes. These workshops will explore public perceptions around what forestry in Alberta’s Eastern Slope Forests could look like. We want to hear what you and/or your members envision forests and forestry to look like in Alberta’s southern Eastern Slopes.

Sep 25 12

Save the Humans!  Come meet the creator of “SharkWater”
Coming up on Wednesday, October 3rd, the creator of the documentary "SharkWater" will be speaking about his new book, "Save the Humans."

Sep 17 12

Waterton Wildlife Weekend - September 21 - 23!
An an educational and fun-filled event that includes wildlife talks, photography workshops, and a nature fair on Saturday from 1-4pm that CPAWS Southern Alberta will be a part of! Full schedule of events can be found here.

Sep 17 12

We’re hiring!
We are hiring for the position of Conservation Planner! The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is Canada’s voice for the protection of wilderness and parks. Our Southern Alberta Chapter has a wonderful opportunity for an individual to use their skills in the application of scientific research to conservation campaigning and programming in the Environmental Non-profit sector.

Sep 04 12

Public Demonstration: Help Protect Canada’s National Parks!
Join a Public Demonstration in Support of National Parks

Aug 24 12

An Afternoon of Music and Mingling: A fundraiser for CPAWS SAB
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is an organization that strives to protect Canada's natural places. With a guest speaker to join us for the afternoon, musical performances and a silent auction, this event aims to support this wonderful organization. Come on out and support the cause!

Aug 23 12

Stop Castle Logging Group Disappointed At Meeting with Minister of ESRD Calgary
Calgary, AB – Environmental groups and business representatives of the Stop Castle Logging Group met with Diana McQueen, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development today to discuss the Castle Special Place. The groups were putting forward a request to stop the scheduled logging in the Castle and protect the area as a Wildland and Provincial Park.

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