There is a Strategic Environmental Assessmnet underway at Wood Buffalo National Park. To learn more please visit
Alberta Environment and Parks is thrilled to announce a new initiative for Alberta students. ( K to 12 )
The program is called the Climate and Environment Student Action Challenge and is designed to enable and empower students to take action in their schools to promote healthy environments and ecosystems and/or reduce their school’s carbon emissions. Groups of students can apply for up to $1,000 to support their environmental initiatives.
There are ten awards available and the deadline to apply is October 31.
You can access detailed information and complete the application form for this program by visiting the AEP website.
The Miistakis Institute, together with Cows and Fish (Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society) are conducting a survey to assess Albertan’s knowledge and perceptions towards beavers, their habitat and management. Understanding this is important to realize benefits and address impacts. The survey is available online at the link below from May 31 to July 26 and will take approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Those individuals who do not have beavers on their land are still encouraged to complete the survey! Participation in the survey is voluntary. Results will be aggregated and feedback will not be attributed to individuals.
On August 9, 2016 the Minister of Environment, Hon Shannon Phillips, and Minster of Energy, Hon Marg McCuaig-Boyd, announced the yearly operational grant funding for the MPWA. This is a grant that is applied for yearly so the WPAC can continue operations to do work in the areas of “State of the Watershed’ assessment, Integrated Watershed Management Planning, Education and Outreach.
This Public Update Notice is for the Peace River Hazard Study. The notice is to ensure that the community members remain informed of the study and the work being done. The work is being done by the Alberta Flood Hazard Identification Program, AEP.