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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.

Jul 01 12

CPAWS Announces the 2012 Capture the Wild Photo Contest!
It's time to gear up for our annual photo contest! Entries for the 2012 competition are now being accepted on The Camera Store website until October 19, 2012. We welcome photographers of all ages to submit their favourite moments that have been captured in Canada's wild places.

Jun 28 12

Grizzly Relocation Demonstrates that Recovery is Everyone’s Responsibility
Canmore, AB – A grizzly sow and her three cubs were relocated from the Bow Valley Wednesday June 27, 2012 after several days of provincial officials attempting to keep the bear family away from the Town of Canmore. Officials from Solicitor General, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Tourism Parks and Recreation, had literally spent days using a subtle hazing process to steer the family away from Canmore and back into their normal home range in Kananaskis Country.

Jun 22 12

Imagine Parks - City of Calgary Public Consultation
What do you want your city parks to look like in 2030? The City of Calgary wants your input! The City of Calgary is creating a visionary 30-year plan for a sustainable, efficient, and effective open space system. It will serve as the foundation for future City of Calgary Parks 10-year strategic plans and three-year business plans.

Jun 21 12

High number of grizzly bear removals threatens population recovery
ALBERTA - The Alberta government’s new report on 2011 grizzly bear recovery reveals a disturbing trend that is harmful to the province’s Threatened grizzlies. Large numbers of bears are being trapped and moved by provincial wildlife staff.

Jun 18 12

Learning Outside at Fish Creek Park
On June 12, students from Annie Foote School got the opportunity to learn in a different way: outdoors at Fish Creek Provincial Park. Hiking guides Julie Walker and Alex Mowat encouraged the students to look at the forest from a different perspective and apply the things they had learned in the indoor classroom to the outdoor classroom.

Jun 12 12

Recent Grizzly Bear Deaths in Alberta Raise Alarm: CPAWS SAB
There have been a spate of grizzly bear deaths so far this year in Alberta, from a variety of human causes including poachers, motorists, and landowners.

May 31 12

We’re Hiring!  Summer Conservation Planning Assistant
CPAWS Southern Alberta is hiring a summer Conservation Planning Assistant!

May 18 12

Join CPAWS Southern Alberta on Twitter!
We are excited to tell you that CPAWS Southern Alberta has joined the Twitterverse! Join the conversation on Twitter by finding and following us at @cpawssab. We look forward to tweeting with you!

May 14 12

Castle protesters stand strong as Premier Redford offers new hope
Castle logging protesters say they’re not going away. Premier’s conciliatory tone on talk show offers glimmer of hope.

Jan 19 12

Welcome to our new website
Dear Friends of CPAWS Southern Alberta, Welcome to our new website! We hope that you find this platform an easy way for you to find out what’s happening with our conservation initiatives, educational programs, and community events in southern Alberta.

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