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Another Tremendous Earth Day Celebration

Written on May 3, 2019 at 2:07 pm, by

Today marked Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 28th Climb for Wilderness, where climbers, volunteers and supporters gathered to fill the stairwells of the Bow Tower and show their support for healthy living, family fun and conserving Alberta’s wilderness. Participants of all ages who climbed, in addition to generous supporters, made this year’s climb a success, reaffirming  Continue Reading »

The Final Countdown

Written on April 18, 2019 at 11:13 am, by

There are only ten days left until the Climb for Wilderness! Are you ready? This is AWA’s big annual fundraising event and your support is vital for helping us advocate for the protection of wilderness and wildlife all year long. We appreciate each and every one of you and hope you will join us on  Continue Reading »

March to the Climb

Written on March 8, 2019 at 4:10 pm, by

Have you registered yet? There are less than two months until Climb Day and we have some great updates for you. In March, our goal is to have 150 new registrations and we have an incentive or two if you haven’t registered already. By climbing, you help AWA push for greater protection of wilderness and  Continue Reading »

February is Free for Grade Three!

Written on January 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm, by

Now say that three times fast! We are rolling out something new this year in hopes more kids will join the fun at the Climb for Wilderness. Starting February 1, 2019 we are offering free registration to students in grade three who register alongside a parent or guardian. There are limited spots available, so sign  Continue Reading »

It’s Climb Time!

Written on January 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm, by

Hello and welcome back to the Climb for Wilderness! As we’re getting closer to the event, we have some news to share. Updated this year is a new discounted registration fee as well as a special rate for children under 15! Get ready to climb all 1,204 stairs of the Bow tower to help support  Continue Reading »

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 »