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  1. Sand Dunes? In Edmonton!

    The Edmonton Group has traditionally focused on parkland creation and conservation. These are usually multi-year projects; our favorite, going on fifteen, is the Sand Dunes Natural Area (our name- bureaucratically known as NW384) in the far southwest of E ...

    2016-07-11 17:33

  2. Conserving Edmonton’s River Valley and Ravine System

    Most of Edmonton’s natural lands lie within its extensive river valley and tributary ravine systems – an area of 7,400 ha and 48 km in length, including 22 ravines, for a combined total length of 103 km. Much of the area is either under private ownership ...

    2016-08-28 20:18

  3. Groupe Prairie

    English La Fondation Sierra Club Canada développe un réseau de responsable qui protège l’intégrité des écosystèmes de la prairie. Plusieurs groupes de bénévoles, tels que le Groupe Edmonton, se concentre sur des projets locaux importants aux communautés e ...

    2017-07-30 11:03

  4. The Wisdom of Old Trees and Our Elders

    PearlAnn Reichwein's blog Everyone's favourite old tree is a witness of living in earlier times. Years grow special strength in a tree. In 1874, John Muir climbed a tall tree and swung high in its branches in a storm. It was a moment he never fo ...

    2017-04-01 16:33

  5. Return of the Buffalo for Canada’s 150 Celebrated at Canadian Parks Conference

    PearlAnn Reichwein's blog PearlAnn Reichwein and Michelle Murphy Bison thundered back into the wild Panther Valley of Banff National Park on Feb. 1, 2017. It was a history making event. Bringing to life a long-held dream, the restoration of bison to ...

    2017-08-21 14:37

  6. Nature is Home at Canadian Parks Conference 2017

    PearlAnn Reichwein and Michelle Murphy “Is there anyone among us who has the courage to stand and say, will tomorrow’s child know the wonders I see today?” Wonders I’ve Seen by The Bills  (2016) This year the Canadian Parks Conference 2017 was held in Ban ...

    2017-08-21 14:40

  7. It was a great time for learning outdoors at Riverfest in Edmonton!

    Dear Friends: Thank you to all our volunteers, friends, and families for supporting Sierra Club Canada Foundation's Big Nature Tent for public education at Edmonton's inaugural Riverfest 2017. We appreciate your time, expertise, and creativity a ...

    2017-10-03 14:42

  8. Prairie Region

    Français The Sierra Club Canada Foundation has been working to develop a network of community leaders protecting the  integrity of Prairie ecosystems.  Several volunteer groups, such as the Edmonton group, focus on local issues important to their communit ...

    2017-01-04 13:03

  9. Oil Sands Independent Toxins Report

    September 1, 2010 On August 31st, 2010, a study which was led by University of Alberta researchers was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which conclusively shows that numerous highly toxic pollutants are being relea ...

    2010-09-02 00:47

  10. Edmonton is Now Moose-Friendly

    The future is bright for moose in Edmonton, thanks to Sierra's Prairie Chapter volunteers and their partners.  This past August, Sierra's Edmonton regional coordinator Charlie Richmond and fellow volunteers celebrated the official opening of Haw ...

    2016-08-20 17:44