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Government Dodges Caw Ridge Inquiry

December 1, 2008

Wild Lands Advocate update, December 2008, by Chris Wearmouth.

In August, AWA called upon the provincial government to hold an inquiry into the public interests surrounding Caw Ridge, located northwest of Grande Cache, Alberta. The ridge offers exceptional wildlife habitat, including for bighorn sheep, mountain goats, and grizzly bears. It also lies across the traditional migratory path of the Redrock–Prairie Creek caribou herd. Unfortunately, Caw Ridge is also valued for its coal reserves.

Read the article here: 200812_ar_wla_update_cawridge.pdf

More logging appeared imminent because vandalized landscapes, just like homes with broken windows, tend to invite more abuse.” Andrew Nikiforuk. This tells it all, whether oil and gas, logging, OHVs etc. already exist, then it seems governments are gung ho to keep going and open it all up to more activity and abuse. . . and why we need AWA more than ever.
- Cliff Wallis
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