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Update on Park Management Planning

Posted on November 6th, 2020 by admin_amppe

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parks Canada had to postpone formal consultations on the 2020 Park Management Plan earlier this year. While formal consultations have not yet been resumed, AMPPE will be meeting with the Superintendents of the Banff and Lake Louise Field Units this month to get an update on the plan.  AMPPE was […]

New panel on visitor movement and experience in Banff National Park

Posted on November 4th, 2020 by admin_amppe

This afternoon, Parks Canada announced that it will create an expert panel to advise the Agency on the development of a long-term framework for the sustainable movement of visitors in the Bow Valley in Banff National Park. READ THE FULL STORY This is welcome news and further proof that AMPPE’s efforts are working. AMPPE has been calling […]

Parks Canada spending icefields trail money outside Jasper National Park

Posted on February 26th, 2019 by admin_amppe

By Craig Gilbert, The Fitzhugh, 14/02/19. Rare stallions on Sable Island, a national park reserve off the coast of Nova Scotia. Parks Canada is using money earmarked for a trail in Jasper National Park to clean the tiny island up. | Paul Gierszewski/from Wikimedia Commons photo. Surprise and disappointment took hold alongside the frigid cold […]

Resort municipality status remains elusive 10 years on

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by admin_amppe

By Paul Clarke, Rocky Mountain Outlook, 14/02/19. The red line indicates the visitation for 2018, while the gray ribbon is the historical minimum and maximum visitation from 2014-18. Banff’s visitation was on average 2.7 percent lower than from 2017’s high. Photo credit: Aryn Toombs RMO Illustration. Source: Alberta government   For more than 10 years […]