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Wood Buffalo National Park Strategic Envrionmental Assessment

This is the addendum to the original scoping report based on the input received by Parks Canada.
WBNP Scoping Report Addendum Dec 2017.pd
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WBNP WHS Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 1 August
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There is a Strategic Environmental Assessmnet underway at Wood Buffalo National Park. To learn more please visit 

This is the initial scoping report for the Wood Buffalo National Park Strategic Environmental Assessment.
9Aug2017 WBNP Milestone1 Scoping Report
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Climate & Environment Student Action Challenge

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

Two Day Course in Riparian Management

Two-Day Course in Riparian Management GP
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Area Based Regulations Panel for water use in unconventional resource development in the MD of Greenview.
This is the report of multi-stakeholder panel struck by the Alberta Energy Regulator to look at reducing the use of high quality non-saline water in unconventional Oil and Gas Development.
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Beaver Knowledge Survey

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.

Alberta Beaver Survey
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Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance 2016 Grant Release

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.

Government of Alberta Official News Release
MPWA 2016 WPAC grant Release - Final.pdf
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Peace River Hazard Study

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.