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UCP to turn ecologically sensitive area into a park

Last week, the provincial government announced plans for a provincial park in Edmonton. The new 68-hectare (168-acre) Big Island Provincial Park will be built in the southwest region of the city. To kickstart the establishment of the park, the province has promised nearly $300,000 for planning and engagement: $189,000 of it will go to Enoch […]

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Mikisew Cree First Nation gets Alberta to protect almost 150,000 hectares of forest

The provincial government announced nearly 150,000 in new parkland. This was made possible because of Indigenous advocacy.

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Alberta announces partnerships for 170 parks

But they didn’t say what will happen to the 72 parks previously labelled for closure or delisting that didn’t get a partnership.