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Expert advisory panel on moving people sustainably in Banff National Park

Posted on February 2nd, 2023 by admin_amppe

Moving people sustainably in Banff National Park is a key priority for Parks Canada, AMPPE and many other local stakeholders. AMPPE has provided much input to Parks Canada and its Expert Panel. We provided input on the Panel’s Terms and Conditions, and content for the Panel’s research and now, that the report is out for […]

Moraine Lake Closure to Private Vehicles

Posted on February 2nd, 2023 by admin_amppe

On January 6, 2023, AMPPE became aware that Parks Canada LLYK Field Unit had made the decision to close Moraine Lake to private vehicles. AMPPE understands the urgency of the conditions compelling Parks Canada to take action and supports Parks Canada’s decision to close the road to private vehicles. While we support this decision for […]

Meet Stavros, another dedicated AMPPE Board Member!

Posted on January 5th, 2023 by admin_amppe

Stavros is a lifelong avid cyclist, skier and runner.  His passion for the outdoors has been reflected in his 20 years of volunteer work with the Bow Valley Mountain Bike Alliance (BVMBA) where he can be found (mostly) skillfully using a polaski.  He has served in many other roles within Banff, and the province of […]

AMPPE’s AGM is January 11!

Posted on January 5th, 2023 by admin_amppe

Join us at the Lake Louise Recreation Centre or Zoom at 3:15 for a brief re-cap of AMPPE’s efforts in 2022 and for a look ahead to 2023. Here is a Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87293328121?pwd=YSt3UGpGMHBRNWdZWGpqWUFyU3o0QT09 lease contact Debbie at director@amppe.org or 587 335 0829 if you have any questions

Canada’s national parks must be accessible for all

Posted on November 7th, 2022 by admin_amppe

Banff National Park’s surprise move to include a separate visitor management plan in its final draft of the 2020 Park Management Plan causes considerable concern for recreationalists, businesses, and other users in the Mountain National Parks. Imposing restrictions on access will create exclusive experiences only for a small subset of visitors. The Association for Mountain […]

Welcome to AMPPE’s latest Board Member, Matthew Decore!

Posted on November 7th, 2022 by admin_amppe

Matthew Decore grew up working summers at his parent’s hotels in Jasper and Banff where he also rediscovered his love of cycling. At the completion of his political science undergrad, Matthew embarked on an odyssey of full-time mountain bike, road and cyclo-cross racing. In 2002, he competed for Canada’s National team on projects such as […]

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