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February 26, 2024

News Release: No Update to Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park Despite Recommendations – Environmental Groups Disappointed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Edmonton, AB/Calgary, AB – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Northern Alberta Chapter (CPAWS…

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September 13, 2023

Bird Checklist of Banff National Park

In 2022, Parks Canada released an updated bird checklist, compiled by Jason Rogers, of species…

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July 10, 2023

AWA Statement of Concern on the 2022 IUCN Reactive Monitoring Mission Report for Wood Buffalo National Park

On June 30, 2023, the Joint World Heritage Centre and the International Union for the…

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March 2, 2023

Canada Confirms Plans to Repopulate At-Risk Caribou Herds with a Breeding Program in Jasper National Park

The Canadian government has formally announced their commitment to recover and repopulate woodland caribou herds…

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February 1, 2023

AWA Comments on Expert Advisory Panel Report on Moving People Sustainably in the Banff Bow Valley

On December 5, 2022, Parks Canada released the final report from the Expert Advisory Panel…

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When citizens and their representatives in government fail to place a high value on wilderness as a resource in itself, then its disappearance – especially in reasonably accessible locations – is swift and certain.
- Bruce M. Litteljohn and Douglas H. Pimlott, “Why Wilderness?”, 1971
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