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#1 PeterSL

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Posted 13 December 2018 - 07:36 PM

The Provincial government announced today, 13 Dec '18.:

 

"Following months of collaborative discussions with Indigenous groups, industry and other stakeholders, the Government of Alberta is proposing to establish the Biodiversity Stewardship Area to be designated as a wildland provincial park (protected area). The proposed protected area is about 166,110 hectares located directly south of Wood Buffalo National Park. The designation would shift the current multiple-use area with existing forest and energy tenure into an area focused on the conservation of biodiversity."

 

 

This may be of particular interest to those who fish the Peace/Athabasca watershed.  More information and opportunity to provide feedback is available at:

 

 

 
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