The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of groups throughout the province dedicated to helping preserve and protect Alberta's environment. The AEN's purpose is to facilitate the sharing of information & resources among member groups, and to assist them in taking common action. AEN also promotes awareness of environmental issues & activities with stakeholders & the general public. AEN facilitates member group meetings and the participation of member groups in meetings and consultation with government and/or industry.
Alberta Wilderness Association
Boundary Creek Landowners Association
Since 1989, the CCWC has worked to protect the Castle Wilderness in south west Alberta. Today CCWC members continue to strive for protection of this internationally important area, which extends northward from Waterton Lakes National Park and is an essential part of one of the only two secure cross border corridors linking wild species in Canada and the United States.
Clean Air Strategic Alliance
The Clean Air Strategic Alliance is a multi-stakeholder alliance composed of representatives selected by industry, government and non-government organizations to provide strategies to assess and improve air quality for Albertans, using a collaborative consensus process.
Launched in January 2014, this organization aims to be the information hub to make it easier for citizens and businesses to go green. Once fully engaged, the focus of Environment Lethbridge will be to increase community awareness and engagement, work toward removing barriers that keep people from adopting sustainable practices, advise City Council on environmental issues and evaluate sustainability policies for Lethbridge.
The ELC’s vision is a clean, healthy and diverse environment protected through informed citizen participation and sound law and policy, effectively applied. Its mission is to ensure that laws, policies and legal processes protect the environment.
The Field Notes Collective is a collective of art professionals and scientists working in the Southern Alberta area who are bound by a shared set of social, environmental and cultural concerns. The mandate of the Collective is to foster dialogue and action through the staging of cross-disciplinary events, engaging with matters of local and regional interest.
GreenerChoices, launched on Earth Day 2005 by Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, is a Web-based initiative to inform, engage, and empower consumers about environmentally-friendly products and practices. GreenerChoices.org offers an accessible, reliable, and practical source of information on buying “greener” products that have minimal environmental impact and meet personal needs.
The Oldman Watershed Council, or OWC, is a community-based, not-for-profit that works with everyone to find practical solutions to environmental challenges that impact us all. People depend on a healthy environment but we also need a healthy economy and we have social and cultural needs too. Everything is connected so we must work together to make trade-offs, solve problems, plan for the future and have the quality of life we want right now.
The Waterton Biosphere Reserve is a living demonstration of the value we place on our natural and cultural resources, our traditional livelihoods, and our commitment to work together as good stewards of the land we hope to pass on to future generations.