Entries for October 2015

Castle Wildland Provincial Park

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Castle Wildland Provincial Park
(October 28, 2015) The spectacular scenery of the Castle wildlands in southwest Alberta has long been recognized, yet securing appropriate protection has been elusive. On September 4, 2015, however, the Government of Alberta finally designated ̴1080 km2 known as the ‘Castle Special Place’ as a Provincial Park and Wildland Provincial Park. Wildlife Conservation Society Canada played an important role by providing a conservation blueprint that solidified the scientific case for protection of th...

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