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Eastern Slopes for Tomorrow Campaign

February 1, 2016

February 2016 Wild Lands Advocate article by Joanna Skrajny

The Eastern Slopes are in a state of disrepair. For too long, the Alberta Government’s policy has been “open unless closed” when it comes to access and use of our Eastern Slopes. Poor cumulative effects management has led to excessive linear disturbances in our mountains and foothills. These human-caused linear disturbances include industrial development, clearcuts, power lines, cut lines, off highway vehicle (OHV) trails, recreational trails, seismic lines, and roads.

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In the past I've seen chaos in the hills. And because I study cumulative effects, I know that everything is related. So I've come to realize that there is a big picture and we won't get there unless we plan along the way.
- Roger Creasey
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