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Category Archives: Provincial News

Living with Wildlife Movie

Living with Wildlife Movie FROM: WildSmart The 25-minute documentary entitled ‘Living with Wildlife’ premiered in Canmore on May 3, 2017 and is now available to view online!  The film illustrates how there is a culture around living with wildlife in the Bow Valley, described as the busiest place in the world where people and grizzly bears continueContinue Reading

New efficiency rebates support home improvements

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks An energy efficient home is a more comfortable and affordable home. A new Energy Efficiency Alberta program will support homeowners and Alberta contractors by providing rebates of up to $3,500 for installation of insulation, tankless hot water heaters and triple glaze, low-e, argon windows. To read more, click here. Reading

Instant in-store rebates for energy efficiency products

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks If you’ve been thinking of upgrading to energy efficient products around your home, now is the time to do it. A new government program will provide instant rebates on items like programmable thermostats, water saving devices, and smart power bars – and gives Albertans another way to save money andContinue Reading

Making our brownfields green

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks Some problems we think are buried don’t stay buried; in fact they can grow over time if not addressed. This is sometimes the case when industry does not properly address harmful substances underground and the substance spreads into the soil and groundwater in the area. Over time, sites like thisContinue Reading

Alberta’s Merry Migrators: A little birdie told me spring is here!

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks This installment of our series is about our migratory species’ coming home to Alberta – some of which have already made their way here! The sound of Canada geese honking has been resonating in the sky for a couple of weeks now (depending on where you live). Geese and other waterfowl tryContinue Reading

ALSA’s Conservation Tools for Municipalities Webinar Series

FROM: Miistakis Institute of the Rockies The conservation and stewardship tools in the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA) can be powerful conservation devices, especially for Alberta’s municipalities. However, many municipal personnel are unaware of these tools (partially because they are not in the Municipal Government Act), and many who are aware of them are onlyContinue Reading

Alberta named as number one target for wind power investment

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks Thanks to the government’s decisive action on climate change, Alberta’s sources of energy are rapidly changing, and investors, influencers and industry leaders around the world want to be a part of the transformation.   To read more, click here. Reading

Alberta’s Merry Migrators: Winter is not always for the songbirds!

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks When winter arrives, animals have only a few choices: migrate to a warmer place, hibernate, or cope with the conditions. Last year’s blog series featured different types of hibernators. This year we are going to profile some species that head south and explain why the change in locale is necessaryContinue Reading

Alberta’s Merry Migrators: Water wings and hopes of spring

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks There are still several weeks of winter left until we see one of the most iconic signs of spring – a group of Canada geese flying in a “V” formation. Alberta’s water birds are spending the winter in warmer southern climates.   To read more, click here. Reading

Alberta’s watersheds – going right to the source

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks Albertans don’t always think about the water they drink, play in and rely on every day – it is often taken for granted. So where does that clean water that flows out of the tap when you turn it on come from? It depends entirely on where you live inContinue Reading

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