Recreation and Wilderness in Alberta

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Southern Alberta and Northern Alberta chapters commissioned The Praxis Group to survey Albertans about their recreation activity and their behaviour, attitudes and values related to nature and outdoor recreation.

This survey is foundational because:

It is the first to identify both what is happening on the landscape and the values Albertans hold about wilderness, public lands and recreation.
It is representative of Alberta’s entire adult population province-wide.
It is broken down according to Alberta’s seven Land Use Framework (LUF) regions.
(Lower Peace, Upper Peace, Lower Athabasca, Upper Athabasca, North Saskatchewan, Red Deer, South Saskatchewan.)

The findings clearly show that the vast majority of Albertans are taking part in some form of outdoor recreation. The results also show Albertans prefer non-motorized recreation, and they support wilderness and protection.

Write a letter or email to your local Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) telling them you want nature’s voice to be heard when the NSRP is drafted.

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