Global News Edmonton

In an industry that lives and dies by the weather, farmers like Dwight Foster are looking for all the help they can get to know what’s coming. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Herald

Less than 24 hours after its approval, construction of a contentious ring road overpass has been put on hold. Click here to continue reading.

Global News

On a hot summer day, Canadians flock to the water but not everyone is doing so safely.  According to a report by Lifesaving Society Canada, hundreds of Canadians are still dying in preventable water related deaths every year. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Sun

Four long difficult years after a catastrophic flood left parts of High River in ruins, the city's business sector is showing glimmers of commercial success through an innovative online media campaign. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Herald

The cost for the proposed Springbank dam has jumped $182 million over the original price tag but the NDP government says it’s sticking with the project. Click here to continue reading.

CBC News

A blue-green algae bloom advisory has been issued for a popular recreational area in central Alberta. Click here to continue reading.

High River Times

Representatives with the Foothills Growing Project, an international food aid effort hosted by farmers in the High River area, are readying themselves for the harvest season. Click here to continue reading.

CBC News

The temporary closure of a national park in Alberta due to overwhelming numbers of visitors was the exception, not a sign of the future, says Parks Canada — and unlikely ever to happen in parks like Banff despite the flood of guests lured by free admission during the country's 150th birthday. Click here to continue reading.

Globe and Mail

The federal government has reached an agreement with local Inuit that will lead to the protection and management of a massive swath of northern sea in one of the most ecologically sensitive regions of the Canadian Arctic. Click here to continue reading.

Global News

As Burlington residents mark the third anniversary of a devastating flood, the city has been chosen to be the pilot for a flood prevention initiative. Click here to continue reading.

Guardian

Swiss police say hundreds of bodies of mountaineers who have gone missing in the Alps in the past century could emerge in coming years as global warming forces the country’s glaciers to retreat. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Herald

Some politicians are making bold statements about undoing Alberta’s climate policy, but when we look closely at those claims, they just don’t hold up. Click here to continue reading.

CBC News

Dry weather on the Alberta range means cattle ranchers need to get creative while feeding their herds, according to the Beef Cattle Research Council. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Sun

Parched conditions have led the province to issue 40 water shortage advisories across Alberta, with some towns south of Calgary enacting outdoor use bans. Click here to continue reading.

Western Producer

Is the August long weekend an ideal time to dump trash in Alberta’s camping regions? The provincial government says no. Definitely not. Click here to continue reading.

CBC News

Oilsands giants like Syncrude are putting wildlife at risk by leaving dormant runoff ponds unmonitored, says a biologist who specializes in deterring birds from tailings ponds. Click here to continue reading.

Globe and Mail

For 300 years, the North and South Saskatchewan rivers were main transportation and communication routes from Eastern Canada, and played pivotal roles in Canadian history, Roy MacGregor writes. Click here to read more.

Calgary Herald

Persistent hot, dry weather has reduced crop yields in southern Alberta by up to 20 per cent of long-term average production, say provincial officials. Click here to continue reading.

Global News

The southern Alberta towns of Okotoks, High River, Turner Valley and Black Diamond were all under water restrictions as of Saturday. Click here to continue reading.

Global News

More than five weeks after a Journey Energy pipeline leaked near Winfield, Alta., the company is continuing to monitor the impact on wildlife while the Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are ongoing. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Herald

A national park in southern Alberta has been such a popular destination this weekend that Parks Canada has been forced to close the gates. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Sun

Researchers are plumbing the depths of 150 mountain lakes in national parks across Alberta and British Columbia to better understand the lasting impact of the introduction of invasive sports fish in the last century. Click here to continue reading.

Calgary Herald

The best planning anticipates and prepares for future excellence. The worst simply perpetuates past failures. Recreation planning currently underway for the public lands of Alberta’s Oldman drainage and Porcupine Hills appears aimed at the muddy middle. We can do better. Click here to continue reading

The Western Producer

It takes a lot energy to bottle, haul, refrigerate and process the waste from that consumer habit. On a sustainability scale there is no excuse for it, other than consumer preference and the fact that it is handy. Click here to continue reading

The Western Producer

As we deal with drought conditions in many areas of the Prairies, water quality that cattle drink may also be affected. Sulfate is a common mineral component and is present at some level in most water sources, as well as in many feeds. Click here to continue reading