Heavy snow, dangerous avalanche conditions through Alberta mountain parks

January 4 2019 2:00pm Heavy snow and dangerous avalanche conditions have led to travel advisories in the Alberta mountain parks Friday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

Biologists pen letter over Alberta MLA’s ‘misinformation’ on conservation plans

More than three dozen retired provincial biologists are asking the Alberta government to stick with conservation efforts in a vast area of west-central Alberta despite what they call misinformation from an opposition MLA. In November, the New Democrats announced eight…

8 new park proposed for Bighorn Country area of Rocky Mountains

Premier Rachel Notley announced a new $40-million dollar plan to designate eight areas of the Bighorn region of the eastern Rocky Mountains as protected ranges modelled after the Peter Lougheed project that designated Kananaskis Country a provincial park.

Notley outlines benefits and significance of 8 new Rocky Mountain parks

November 23 2018 3:40pm Premier Rachel Notley says a $40-million dollar plan to designate parts of the Bighorn region of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains as eight new parks will create jobs, but also protect critical wildlife and…

Alberta proposes 8 new Rocky Mountain parks for land protection and recreation

The Alberta government is proposing eight new parks that would cover 4,000 square kilometres along the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. The parks in the Bighorn region in west-central Alberta would offer landscape protection and recreational opportunities. The plan…