$87 Million Icefields Trail – Speak Up for Jasper Wildlife!
March 16, 2017
Have you heard about Parks Canada’s “Icefields Trail” in Jasper National Park? The proposed 109km paved bicycle trail would follow highway 93A through Jasper. AWA believes the whopping $87 million of federal money allocated to this trail should instead be reinvested in science and conservation in our beloved National Parks, and that more wildlife-friendly alternatives exist for this project. Parks Canada is hosting consultations this week in Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, and online – we hope to see you there!
These are a few concerns AWA has about the project:
If you can’t make it to the information sessions, please consider writing a letter or filling out the online form. We need your help speaking up for Alberta’s wildlife!
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada
The Honorable Catherine McKenna
House of Commons, Parliament Buildings
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
cc: Wayne Stetski, National Parks Critic: Wayne.Stetski@parl.gc.ca
Online survey: (Scroll to the very bottom and click “Icefields Trail (North) Public Consultations – Part 1”: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/jasper/plan/sentierdesglaciers-icefieldstrail.aspx
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