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

November 10, 2016

Federal Environmental Assessment Reform Workshop with Arlene Kwasniak

AWA Cottage School (455 12 Street NW Calgary)

An AWA workshop to review the evolution and devolution of federal EA law and policy, and discuss law reform themes and opportunities. The objectives of the workshop are to inform, learn from each other, and prepare participants who will engage in the federal review process. For a pdf copy of the poster: click here

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November 18, 2016

Annual Martha Kostuch Wilderness and Wildlife Trust Fund Lecture: The Will of the Willmore

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School (455 12 Street NW, Calgary AB)

The Will of the Willmore – Wild and free, the legacy is ours to defend November 18, 2016   A Wilderness Defenders Award will be presented to Ray Rasmussen. Ray first became active in wilderness matters in Alberta in 1979 when he helped form the AWA’s Edmonton Chapter. Since then he has also applied his…

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November 26, 2016

Music for the Wild: The Wardens and Tessitura

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School (455 12 Street NW, Calgary)

 Headliner The Wardens – With performances equal to the mastery of the ranger trade, The Wardens – Scott Ward, Bradley Bischoff and Ray Schmidt – are a Banff National Park-based trio whose stories rise from the very land they’ve protected for the past 30 years. the Wardens’ Mountain music – blending folk, roots and western styles…

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November 29, 2016

Calgary Talk: Public Lands – Enforcing the Law

AWA Cottage School: 455 12 Street NW, Calgary

  Corporal Howse will recount years of experience throughout Alberta and the Yukon Territories enforcing public lands law. He has seen a wide range of  lawless behaviour which poses threats both to public safety and the environment. An excellent opportunity to learn about major challenges and opportunities to protect our public lands for future generations….

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December 6, 2016

Calgary Talk: Conservation in an Urban World – Protecting Natural Areas in a City

AWA Cottage School - 455 12 Street NW Calgary

With Chris Manderson, Urban Conservation Lead of Calgary Parks Calgary is blessed with a rich fabric of parks and protected areas. We’ll explore how the City has been shaped by its natural environments, and in turn how they are shaped by a growing city of 1.2 million in an urbanizing world. What are some of…

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