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AWA concerns regarding planned Provincial Park delisting

July 19, 2020

Map showing planned park closures and delistings.Along with many Albertans from across the province and all walks of life, AWA has serious concerns with the Government of Alberta’s announced plan to remove or delist 164 of 473 sites from the Alberta Parks system. These areas provide provide important recreational and ecological values, and this decision will almost certainly mean the protected area status of these sites will be threatened.

PDF Downloads:

  • A full list of areas proposed for removal can be found here.
  • An outline of AWA’s concerns along with a map showing all the areas proposed for removal can be found here.

What you can do:

Please share your concerns about these planned changes with Minister Nixon ( and your local MLA (you can find their info here). As always, AWA appreciates being copied ( on any concerns you share with the Government of Alberta.

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