Tag: alberta

Successful park pass introduction brings in millions

Kananaskis pass garners $5.7M in initial weeks of program. Conservation pass introduced June 1 after record-setting visitation strained the region. Alberta’s provincial government has reaped more than $5.7 million from Kananaskis Country passes in the inaugural weeks of the program.  Visitors to Kananaskis Country were required to purchase […]

Jasper National Park says one caribou herd gone, two others on the brink of local extinction

Caribou populations in Jasper National Park are in deep trouble.  Of three southern mountain woodland caribou herds managed by Parks Canada, one — the Maligne herd — is now considered extirpated, or  locally extinct, while the other two are dangerously small, according to the Jasper National Park’s Species at Risk report.  Worse, neither […]