UNESCO gives Canada new deadline to preserve Wood Buffalo National Park

The United Nations body that oversees world heritage sites has given Canada a new deadline to address problems in the country’s largest national park. At a meeting this week in Azerbaijan, UNESCO praised Canada for measures it has taken to…

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’

The status of Canada’s largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it. “Considerably more effort will be needed to reverse the negative trends at…

Nature lovers can explore area east of Edmonton that’s ‘teeming with wildlife’ in 2019

A charity that works to conserve natural areas in the Edmonton area says it expects to provide nature lovers with an exciting new place to visit that is “teeming with wildlife” sometime in 2019. The Smith Blackburn Homestead will become…