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H-AMPPE Hour Jasper style!

Posted on July 20th, 2022 by admin_amppe

Join us for drinks after work at the D’ed Dog in Jasper July 21. AMPPE is hosting an informal event consisting of eating some snacks, drinking some drinks and casually catching up on the latest happenings around the Mountain Parks. If you are a member, interested in becoming a member or if you would like […]

Let’s get together for H-AMPPE Hour!

Posted on April 1st, 2022 by admin_amppe

Join us for drinks after work at the Magpie and Stump in Banff on April 6. AMPPE is hosting an informal event consisting of eating some snacks, drinking some drinks and casually catching up on the latest happenings around the Mountain Parks. If you are a member, interested in becoming a member or if you […]

Go time! Federal Tourism Minister visits the Mountain Parks

Posted on March 30th, 2022 by admin_amppe

“We want the big conferences back, we want the business travellers back, but we want the travelling public to come to this beautiful space in the mountain parks. … People have missed this and we learned in COVID how important big open spaces are and the ability to really connect with nature.”- Minister of Tourism […]

AMPPE Pre-Budget Submission 2022

Posted on March 29th, 2022 by admin_amppe

AMPPE calls on federal government for increased operational funding, transportation and facility maintenance. Read our Budget Submission

AMPPE Welcomes Jean-Marc Stelter to the Board

Posted on December 17th, 2021 by admin_amppe

Jean-Marc is honoured to have been appointed to his second term on the ID9 Municipal council. A life-long Albertan, Jean-Marc has been playing in the Rockies since he was a toddler and some of his earliest memories are of family getaways in Banff and Jasper. He’s lived in Lake Louise since 2013, where he is […]

E-Bike Expansion in Banff National Park

Posted on December 16th, 2021 by admin_amppe

Bow Valley e-bikers were thrilled this week when Banff National Park announced they would be revising a restricted activity to allow pedal assist bikes to be used on a greater number of trails within the Park. With the announced revision, pedal-assist bikes are now allowed on: Tunnel Mountain technical trails such as Topp Notch, Star […]

Park Management Plan -Jasper Summary

Posted on July 17th, 2021 by admin_amppe

The much-anticipated drafts of the 2020 Park Management Plans have now been released to stakeholders and the public for feedback. These plans will guide decision-making within the Parks for the next 10 years. As such, it is imperative that we use the collective efforts of this organization to provide clear, targeted, and solutions-focused feedback. The […]

Calls to extend winter closures in Jasper’s back country could hurt caribou more then it helps them

Posted on May 26th, 2021 by admin_amppe

“We also found no support for the hypothesis that high backcountry human use is directly related to the caribou decline. This is also important because it allows us to concentrate our efforts on management efforts that have a higher probability of recovering caribou”. 1 No one disputes the fact that Jasper’s caribou are in trouble. […]

Preliminary look at the Banff / Lake Louise draft Park Management Plan

Posted on May 15th, 2021 by admin_amppe

The much-anticipated drafts of the 2020 Park Management Plans have now been released to stakeholders and the public for feedback. These plans will guide decision-making within the Parks for the next 10 years. As such, it is imperative that we use the collective efforts of this organization to provide clear, targeted, and solutions-focused feedback. AMPPE […]

Banff National Park Issues its First-Ever Mountain Bike Guiding Permit

Posted on April 13th, 2021 by admin_amppe

AMPPE is pleased to congratulate Board member Clare McCann of Bikescape for being awarded Banff National Park’s first and only mountain bike guide permit.   Clare and her team at Bikescape are busily preparing programs for an expected onslaught of aspiring cyclists, “Three weeks isn’t a lot of notice during a pandemic, but we will […]