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JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

De-listing Alberta parks creates ‘risk’ for coal mining: CPAWS

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society speaks at JJ Collett AGM

 

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

 

Minister of Environment Jonathan Wilkinson says 29 of the 48 national parks will open for day use, and there will be access to washrooms, in a May 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Minister of Environment Jonathan Wilkinson says 29 of the 48 national parks will open for day use, and there will be access to washrooms, in a May 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships
Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park in Central Alberta will see a partial closure of its campground, specifically the Tolman Bridge Campgrounds. Photo by Brett Snyder

Alberta Provincial Parks being reverted to Crown land

Minister of Environment and Parks Jason Nixon says the sites will still be accessible to the public

Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park in Central Alberta will see a partial closure of its campground, specifically the Tolman Bridge Campgrounds. Photo by Brett Snyder
FILE - Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers. (Alberta Parks photo)                                Alberta Parks photo Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers.

Alberta government says it is fully or partially closing 20 provincial parks

Government will also be looking to hand over 164 other parks to third-party managers

FILE - Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers. (Alberta Parks photo)                                Alberta Parks photo Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers.