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Public Lands In Alberta

Written on August 7, 2018 at 5:08 pm, by

Have you ever been out for a nice drive in, say, the Eastern Slopes, and as you turn a corner you’re suddenly met with the stare of a cow? Or, have you been out hiking and up pops a sign that says “Public Land Use Zone Boundary,” and you weren’t quite sure what to make  Continue Reading »

Castle Provincial Park: A Reason to Celebrate

Written on June 21, 2018 at 6:33 pm, by

50 years is a long time and for AWA it has taken just that long to reach a milestone worth celebrating. Earlier last year, the Alberta government announced the creation of two new provincial parks protecting over 100,000 hectares of critical habitat. Those parks, the Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park, are the  Continue Reading »

Caribou: How Your Climb Helps

Written on May 10, 2018 at 6:48 pm, by

Caribou need our help and your Climb is playing a big role. Over the next few months, we’re going to point out some ways that Climb for Wilderness is helping to protect Alberta’s wildlife and wild spaces. Caribou Today Woodland Caribou are a species that were once found in two-thirds of our province but are  Continue Reading »

27th Climb for Wilderness – A Resounding Celebration for Earth Day!

Written on April 21, 2018 at 6:25 pm, by

Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 27th Climb for Wilderness once again exceeded expectations as climbers, volunteers, and supporters filled the stairwells of the iconic Bow Tower, courtesy of venue sponsor, Cenovus Energy Inc. Each step of the way, climbers showed support for wilderness and wildlife at the best Earth Day event in the west! More than  Continue Reading »

Why We Climb: Freshwater Fish

Written on March 23, 2018 at 6:34 pm, by

Alberta’s Fish Story In the first of our series about why we climb, we’re telling the story of Alberta’s freshwater fish. Whether it’s a summer day by the side of a river or at the lake waiting for that coveted tug on a fishing line, or the satisfaction of cooking a meal you caught yourself  Continue Reading »

Climb for Wilderness 2018: Why We Climb

Written on February 23, 2018 at 10:36 pm, by

Why do we climb? As a new participant or even as a returning climber, you may be wondering what all your fundraising contributes to. When you Climb for Wilderness (C4W), all funds raised go directly towards the Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA). Our focus is on advocating for Alberta’s wild spaces and the wildlife that rely  Continue Reading »

2018 Climb for Wilderness Update

Written on February 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm, by

Planning is well under way as we get ready for the 2018 Climb for Wilderness and there’s lots of news to report. Many of our supporters have returned and their generosity means everything. From a great venue – the Bow glass walled staircase to climb with great views all thew way to the top, free  Continue Reading »

Highlights from the 2017 Climb for Wilderness

Written on June 1, 2017 at 4:35 pm, by

Thanks to everyone that came to the 2017 Climb for Wilderness! Here’s some of our favourite moments: 20 month old Karina Eustace Wallis, walked up all 1188 steps, one at a time, with the odd break for a treat or a little chat while her mom, Lindsey Wallis and her dad, Kyle Eustace watched carefully  Continue Reading »

26th Climb for Wilderness – A Resounding Earth Day Celebration!

Written on April 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm, by

Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 26th Climb for Wilderness surpassed expectations as climbers, volunteers and supporters filled the stairwells of the iconic Bow Building, courtesy of Cenovus Energy Inc. Each step of the way, climbers showed support for wilderness and wildlife at the best Earth Day event in the west! More than 800 participants from babies  Continue Reading »

The Climb is this Weekend

Written on April 20, 2017 at 7:19 pm, by

We are all set to fill the stairwells on Earth Day, April 22. The 26th Climb for Wilderness in support of Alberta’s wilderness and wildlife will be held at the beautiful, iconic, energy-efficient Bow Building in the heart of Calgary courtesy of Cenovus Energy.