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JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

De-listing Alberta parks creates ‘risk’ for coal mining: CPAWS

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society speaks at JJ Collett AGM

 

Minister Nixon on ‘modernization’ of Alberta parks system

Minister Nixon on ‘modernization’ of Alberta parks system

Nixon says closing parks was part of UCP election campaign

 

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

 

The briefing notes show that as recently as last December park selloffs were at least considered by the UCP government, in a July 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The briefing notes show that as recently as last December park selloffs were at least considered by the UCP government, in a July 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Minister of Environment Jonathan Wilkinson says 29 of the 48 national parks will open for day use, and there will be access to washrooms, in a May 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Minister of Environment Jonathan Wilkinson says 29 of the 48 national parks will open for day use, and there will be access to washrooms, in a May 27, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships

COVID-19 causes Alberta to delay release of guidelines on parks partnerships
The J.J. Collett natural area parking lot was recently barricaded and taped off by Alberta Parks staff in accordance with the province’s directive to close parks to vehicles across the province. Image: Facebook

Parking lot closed now at J.J. Collett

Natual area remains open, but vehicles not to be left at lot or nearby

The J.J. Collett natural area parking lot was recently barricaded and taped off by Alberta Parks staff in accordance with the province’s directive to close parks to vehicles across the province. Image: Facebook
FILE - Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers. (Alberta Parks photo)                                Alberta Parks photo Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers.

Alberta government says it is fully or partially closing 20 provincial parks

Government will also be looking to hand over 164 other parks to third-party managers

FILE - Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers. (Alberta Parks photo)                                Alberta Parks photo Dinosaur Provincial Park’s unique landscape features striking hoodoos shaped by glaciers.