Crowsnest Conservation Society

Crowsnest Conservation Society is a charitable organization based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, devoted to working together with community partners to ensure a healthy future for the natural environment and the people and wildlife that live in it.

Latest News

Board Member Opportunity

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Crowsnest Conservation has a couple board member positions available this November. This is a great opportunity to join a conservation community and help our efforts continue! Contact our president, Judy Cooke, to learn more.Continue Reading

Wildlife Corridor and Highway 3

We are excited about the work currently being done on Highway 3 to protect a significant wildlife corridor! Thank you to all groups and individuals working hard to complete this project!   Crowsnest Pass highway gets new wildlife fence Pincher Creek Echo – Wildlife fencing costing about $280,000 is being installed along both sides ofContinue Reading

Temporary Trail Closure

FROM: Government of Alberta Please note the Temporary Trail Closure for the Plane Crash area. See map for details. If there are any questions, please contact Heather Davis, Recreational Stewardship Coordinator, at (403) 562-3128.   crowp6_closure_updatedContinue Reading

Alberta Water Council Releases Two Reports

FROM: Alberta Water Council On August 25, 2016, the AWC released its two latest reports: Recommendations to Improve Water Literacy in Alberta and Recommendations to Improve Aquatic Invasive Species Management in Alberta.   To view the Recommendations to Improve Water Literacy in Alberta, click here.   To view the Recommendations to Improve AquaticContinue Reading

Conservation Reserves – A Lost Opportunity for the new Municipal Government Act

FROM: Miistakis Institute It was a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for me when the proposed amendments to the Municipal Government Act came out (Bill 21 – Modernized Municipal Government Act). Included in the amendments was a new type of reserve, the Conservation Reserve. Finally, I thought, municipalities had a tool in their primary legislationContinue Reading

Exciting news for wildlife and highway 3 users!

Province rolls out $1.4M plan to protect wildlife, motorists Calgary Sun – The province has a $1.4-million plan to protect wildlife and motorists in the Crowsnest Pass area. To read more, click here.   Emerald Lake wildlife fencing Pass Herald – Highway #3 at Emerald and Crowsnest Lakes will soon be safer!! ConstructionContinue Reading

Wolves and Coyotes in the Neighbourhood

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Society After summer media coverage about food-conditioned wolves in Banff National Park, Crowsnest Conservation’s new WildED program is kicking off a regular wildlife awareness column with a focus this month on potential conflicts with coyotes and wolves.   Coyotes and wolves are generally very adaptable and can coexist near humans. Take theContinue Reading

Trail Closure – McGillivray Trail

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks The Backcountry Trail Flood Rehabilitation Program with Alberta Environment and Parks will be temporarily closing the McGillivray Trail due to construction. We will have heavy equipment and staff along the trail and ask the public to stay out of the area until the work is completed.   Please see theContinue Reading

Video: Introducing the Oldman Watershed Council

FROM: OWC Introducing the Oldman Watershed Council! This video is about who we are, what we do – and why we do it. Click here to watch the short film.  Continue Reading

Video: Minister Video Dutch Creek

FROM: OWC The Oldman Watershed Council is one of the province of Alberta’s 11 Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils. They are a crucial part of the provincial government’s Water 4 Life Strategy, as they offer an independent, stakeholder-driven perspective. The OWCis a non-profit and thanks the many sponsors and volunteers who make our work possible.Continue Reading

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Mail:     P.O. Box 242, Crowsnest Pass, AB, T0K 0E0
Office:  12707-20 Avenue, Crowsnest Pass, AB
Phone: (403) 753-2040