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AWA hosts events of all types throughout the year and throughout the province.

September 13, 2016

Calgary Talk: Time for Radical Change – Advocacy to Make the Impossible Possible

AWA Cottage School
(455 12 Street NW, Calgary)

Time for Radical Change – Advocacy to Make the Impossible Possible With Dr. Joe Vipond Learn about the Alberta Coal-Phase Out Campaign and its success. The multi-pronged campaign created a shift in thinking among policy makers, and included health groups, conservation and social justice groups. Will this campaign model ways for conservation to lead the…

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September 17, 2016

SOLD OUT – Autumn in the Whaleback Hike

Whaleback Ridge

Located in southwestern Alberta, the Whaleback Ridge is a 30 km ridge that rolls along its eastern edge.  Known for its diversity of birdlife, the Whaleback is home to grizzly and black bears, wolves, cougars, deer and elk.  Experience fall colours and vistas in this classic montane landscape, one of the largest remaining examples of…

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September 23, 2016

Wild West Saloon

AWA's Cottage School
455 12 Street NW Calgary AB

Fun and games (including fun money), online auction action, music, great food and refreshments with plenty of time for conversation with AWA Board and staff. We’ve moved our annual friend raising event to a new venue – our newly purchased home. Join us in AWA’s Cottage School to see how we’ve changed the evening to…

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September 25, 2016

Steveville Badlands Hike SOLD OUT

Steveville Badlands (48 km NE Brooks)

For this hike, participants will be visiting the Steveville Badlands, a rarely visited area of the Dinosaur Provincial Park.  Located northwest of the traditionally visited Deadlodge Canyon (48 km NE of Brooks), the badlands have iconographic topography, geology, palaeontology, and flora and fauna.  Riparian, grassland, and badland ecologies will be discussed, as well as the palaeontology…

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If I were asked to illustrate a scene of utter serenity and peace, I would choose a picture of a mother grizzly wandering across flower-covered slopes with two small cubs gamboling at her heels. This is truly a part of the deep tranquility that is the wilderness hallmark.
- Andy Russell, 1975
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