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Thursday, 29 September 2011 08:03

Foundation supports environmental education for youth

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Waterton Lakes National Park
The federal government recently expressed appreciation for a $462,790 grant from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, to support a school camp in Waterton Lakes National Park.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Three Kainai band members were recently arrested, as part of a blockade intended to draw attention to and prevent Murphy Oil from continuing their fracking operation on the Blood reserve.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 17:09

Waterton tourism heated up as summer progressed

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By Jamie Woodford
Waterton
A yucky, wet spring resulted in a lower than normal amount of visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park, but Mother Nature’s rain reprieve and subsequent sun resurgence made up for it.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Likely all southern Albertans can recall an incident when they’ve been driving in high winds, only to find their arm muscles exhausted and their heart rates well above normal. At those times, many pull over or simply choose not to venture out, but what about people who drive for a living?

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 16:10

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre needs votes

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Coaldale
The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre has been providing volunteer wildlife rescue across southern Alberta for 30 years.

Thursday, 01 September 2011 11:37

Waterton Park fire ban over

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A note from officials at Waterton National Park:
Please note that due to recent precipitation and upcoming weather forecasts, the Waterton Lakes National Park fire ban is no longer in
effect.
Friday, 26 August 2011 15:20

Bat study to provide valuable information

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By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
Every summer, Parks Canada staff at Waterton take on different research projects, but some may say this year they’ve gone batty; that is, researchers there, along with others in Glacier National Park, are undertaking a study to determine species type and population numbers of bats found in that region, given a fungal threat migrating westward that may prove devastating.

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