New pilot project sees Drumheller hoodoos visitors pay for parking

Over 200,000 people from around the world made a stop at the hoodoos east of Drumheller, Alta., last year. The seven-metre tall natural sandstone pillars were a free attraction for tourists, but a new pilot project from the Town of…

Large rally in Drayton Valley over Alberta’s plans for Bighorn Country

Protesters gathered in Drayton Valley Monday evening to voice their concerns about the proposed plans for Bighorn Country, which stretches between Banff and Jasper National Park. “With the cancellation of the public information sessions, this rally now becomes the only…

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…